Monthly Archives: November 2015

I’ve Hopelessly Complicated Something as Simple as a Hot Dog!

Exclamation point indeed. You can read all about it at the rah-rah football site, but the long and the short of it is that I attempted to recreate Birmingham’s iconic “special dog” and ended up making a sauce that’s just … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce: Bucatini with Sage, Rosemary, and Pancetta

[I know it’s Tuesday, but stuff got in the way. If it helps, the basic outline was written on Sunday.] I don’t think coffee would be much improved by peanut butter. There may be just two ingredients, but it sounds … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan from The RBR Tailgate – Edizione Internazionale

I’ve gone global. Thanks to the power of #pasta and Twitter, last week’s post for the rah-rah football site got picked up by I Tre Mercanti, a specialty foods shop on the Campo della Guerra in Venice, and shared on … Continue reading

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Sunday Sauce: Spaghetti con Pomadoro e Ricotta and The Week That Was.

For the record, I just made that headline look Italian. I have no idea if that is a correct translation or not, but “Spaghetti con Pomadoro e Ricotta” looks like something that would be in one of my cookbooks. That means … Continue reading

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Punters, Place Kickers, and Robert Graves

It’s not every day that you get to do a Q&A with a real fan favorite, but that’s exactly what I got to do this week. Former Alabama punter Lane Bearden shares his experiences as a kicker for a major … Continue reading

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