Shoulda, woulda, coulda

October 7, 2015

Ah, The Cupboard. I do love it so.

Ah, The Cupboard. I do love it so.

It SHOULD have been good.

Any once or current denizen of the Memphis area has likely eaten at the Cupboard, perhaps one of the best meat-and-three places ever to sling veggies onto a plate. I have eaten there something probably approaching a thousand times over the past 40 years, and am about to be jonesing to eat there Right Now.

Some while back, I bought the Cupboard’s cookbook. Just because.

And Saturday, I bought eggplant at the Farmers’ Market. Again, just because — because they were gorgeous and glossy, because it won’t be long before the fresh veggies are gone, because, for some reason, the Cupboard’s eggplant casserole was calling my name.

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You CAN TOO come home again!

September 4, 2011

And that is, thank you Sweet Baby Jesus, exactly what I’ve finally done after a horrendous August road warrior schedule. I have, in fact, cancelled a planned week-after-next business trip, and I am HERE for the next eight blessed weeks, and damn well happy about it, thank you very much!

And I am cooking. Today we are going to have chipotle garlic grilled flank steak, potato skins, and barley-stuffed zucchini (the recipe was for barley stuffed peppers but I don’t like peppers so I’m stuffing zucchini. Deal with it). But I thought I’d catch you up with a little travel, a little dining, and so on and such forth.

Crappy cell phone photo does not do Cupboard lunch justice. Trust me.

You can also go home again when it comes to food, witness my stops en route home from the wilds of North Georgia (pretty country!) in Memphis at BOTH the Cupboard and Cozy Corner.

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