Cooking the Bible: Cooking Genesis: The Book of Beginnings

Welcome to the first installment of Cooking the Bible. Today is day 50 of this year which means one day per chapter of Scripture. I hope to pick up the pace when life gets less crazy (which will probably be never, right?), but this way we are reading every day. It would take a little … Continue reading Cooking the Bible: Cooking Genesis: The Book of Beginnings

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Honoring the food of my readers: Nepali dal-bhat-tarkari

I know very little about the country of Nepal. Its flag is not rectangular. It's a landlocked and mountainous Asian country. That is about the extent of my knowledge. The national dish which I chose to attempt is traditionally really spicy by Western tastes, especially for toddlers. I toned it down a lot, while still … Continue reading Honoring the food of my readers: Nepali dal-bhat-tarkari

Cherrywood-smoked pork chops with garlic pomegranate glaze and smoky veggies

Daddy Alsum found a charcoal water smoker for less than $20 when we were buying a couple things for home improvements. After he twisted my arm decently, we went home with our new cooking setup. After curing it and preseasoning it, we fired up our smoker as we began a new adventure in homemade deep … Continue reading Cherrywood-smoked pork chops with garlic pomegranate glaze and smoky veggies