August 7th, 2012

Grilled Okra

Okra is one of those vegetables that is either loved or loathed but unlike kale, Brussels sprouts and the like most folks just haven't given okra a chance. First impressions usually come from cross cut, breaded and fried platings commonly from a fast food joint and like all fast food you can only hope for so much. Another common venue is boiled with tomatoes into a slimy goo that some people ...

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August 2nd, 2011

Virginia Fried Catfish

The trip to visit Erin and Mike in Virginia did not go fishless. Mike and I floated the New River in southwest Virginia with Greasy Creek Outfitter's proprietor Mike Smith and we managed to catch and release a number of nice small mouth bass. For dining purposes though Mike boated a couple of nice flathead catfish that came home with us.

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