Hominy and Bacon

Hominy and Bacon

This is another one of my not really a recipe posts.  I would apologize, but this is something that I used to really enjoy when I was a kid, and I only remembered it the other day.  I decided to give it a try and discovered that I still like it.  We had it with breakfast for dinner the other night, and Baker’s Man thought I was crazy at first, but he agreed that it was good.  He did, however, say that he would prefer grits or potatoes with his breakfast in the future.  I guess I will just have […]

chorizo buger

Chorizo Burgers

Recently, I was making some burgers, and didn’t have enough thawed ground beef to make burgers for all of my dinner guests.  That was when I remembered something my octogenarian friend, Pearl, told me.   She had grown up in a very large family in Louisiana.  Because beef was more expensive than pork, they frequently mixed pork sausage with their ground beef to make their burgers.  She was referring to using their homemade breakfast sausage in the burgers, but I didn’t have any thawed breakfast sausage, either.  I had a pound of beef chorizo in my refrigerator, so I decided […]