Hot and Fried Mush: An Indiana Winter Breakfast

There is a bit of winter this morning on the ground in a white powder, sprinkled over the woods during the night. So it’s time for a steaming bowl of hot mush for breakfast and tomorrow, fried mush and homemade syrup. I grew up in Indiana on occasional breakfasts of hot mush: a steaming bowl … Continue reading

Sweet Barrel Red Sloppy Joes

Sweet Barrel Red Sloppy Joes

Nothing quite hits the spot on a cold night (or a hot summer night for that matter) for supper as quickly as does sloppy joes.  They are so popular that they have become a school cafeteria staple and grocery shelves share a spot for the familiar can of  “Manwich”.   Most kids love them. But what makes … Continue reading