Category: Comfort Food

Giant Pork Dish and Spaetzle Made with Love by the German Cousins

Giant Pork Dish and Spaetzle Made with Love by the German Cousins

A giant pork chop with homemade spaetzle served on vintage Corelle dishes proves once again that Food is Love.

Good Gumbos are Like Sunsets

Good Gumbos are Like Sunsets

Gumbo is a jazz combo that creates a new song every time you make it. Part 1 of a series.

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

If you love cookbooks, New Orleans, or Cajun-Creole food – or if you just want a good read that pulls you into a magical culinary history – you need this cookbook.

Weetabix, a Haiku for Jason

Weetabix, a Haiku for Jason

A person could love Weetabix in that way you love the familiar, the comforting, the stuff of childhood, the stuff your mother made you eat until you forgot your first reaction to it and it became a welcome part of your everyday life and then later, the fabric of childhood memories and the feeling that all that is right with the world.

Meta-Jambalaya, Over-Garnished?

Meta-Jambalaya, Over-Garnished?

If jambalaya is shrimp, sausage, rice and goodies, and you already have it, why not amp it up by adding more sausage and more shrimp? It would be like meta-jambalaya!

A London Fish and Chips Story: Sometimes, You Can’t Go Back, But You Can Go Forward

A London Fish and Chips Story: Sometimes, You Can’t Go Back, But You Can Go Forward

This anglophile went back to Geales in London after more than a dozen years and found it had gotten more posh. But the fish and chips were spot on.

Back to Work and Healthy Eating

Back to Work and Healthy Eating

Are you like me? I love the holidays but don’t mind when they’re over…one can only have so much rich food and fun, right? I feel like it would take an austerity program for a few weeks to balance everything out. So our “back to […]

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

Snow Fallin’ and Bacon Fryin’

“Desperate times call for desperate measures,” said the Grill-Meister as he fired up the outdoor burner to cook bacon in 5° weather.

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

A recipe from another blogger that NAILS garlic bread.

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

The flavor is reminiscent of the onion dip in the plastic container served alongside potato chips at backyard barbecues, but it also has a jazzy, sophisticated taste and mouth-feel from the fresh yellow onions simmered to golden perfection and a dash of vermouth.

Comptoir Vietnam: A Tiny Treasure in the 13th Arrondissement of Paris

Comptoir Vietnam: A Tiny Treasure in the 13th Arrondissement of Paris

A remarkable and delicious meal at Comptoir Vietnam in Paris provides another wonderful culinary experience to share in the Glover Gardens blog.

A Real Find in Cajun Country: Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant

A Real Find in Cajun Country: Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant

Looking for lunch on a recent trek home from New Orleans, we took the long way along the coast and found a treasure (and I do mean treasure) in the backroads of southern Louisiana. Suire’s Grocery and Restaurant has been serving delicious Cajun food to hungry travelers, locals and hunters since 1976. It was magic: the food, the ambience and especially the people. The Grill-Meister and I were enchanted.

I Ate Wrong on Mothers’ Day in London, But It Was OK

I Ate Wrong on Mothers’ Day in London, But It Was OK

We all have our beloved family comfort foods, and the memories they conjure more than make up for the lack of taste, sophistication or spice. It was a special time for me to reflect on that while eavesdropping on the British lady at the next table on Mothering Sunday in London.

Comfort Food Alert: My Beloved Da Corradi in London has the BEST Spaghetti Carbonara

Comfort Food Alert: My Beloved Da Corradi in London has the BEST Spaghetti Carbonara

Close your eyes after taking just one bite of the Spaghetti Carbonara at Da Corradi in London and you’ll expect to find Northern Italy when you open them.

Haiku: Sleety Celebration

Haiku: Sleety Celebration

If you’ve been following Glover Gardens this week, you know that it is really cold here.  Freaky cold. Snow and ice and sleet, oh my! It just makes you want to stay inside, drink hot chocolate by the fire and have comfort food for all your […]

Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup

Perfect for a Cold Winter’s Night: Smooth, Creamy, Wonderful Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup is easy and quick, warm and comforting, and yet surprisingly elegant.


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