Tommy’s Chili

INGREDIENTS 4 Carroll Shelby’s Chili Mix 4 pounds of ground beef 2 15.5 oz. cans of diced tomatoes and chilies 2 10 oz. cans of Ro-tel Mexican Lime and Cilantro diced tomatoes 2 large onions 10 cloves of garlic 1 bunch of fresh cilantro 2 packets of Goya […]

February’s Twit Bits

My daughter, Mary, has been after me to write some tweets that she can use to promote our social media efforts for Front Porch Press for some months now.  She has finally explained to me that a tweet is something you post on Twitter. I wonder why it […]

Congealed Cranberry Salad

Congealed Cranberry Salad1 can crushed pineapple in heavy syrup undrained 1 can whole cranberries mashed 2 pkgs. or 1 large pkg raspberry jello 3/4 cup cranberry juice 1 1/4 cup boiling water Dissolve jello in boiling water, add cranberry juice add pineapple and cranberries to jello and mix […]


TOM’S LATEST STAB AT DOE’S STEAKS Doe’s cook their steaks in an open gas fired oven at over 1000 degrees F.   There is no way I am ever going to duplicate this at home, yet I continue to try.  This is my latest experiment and I believe it […]

La Potosina in Savannah, TN

We were driving from Tim’s Ford lake to Memphis on U.S. 64 and decided to have lunch in Savannah, Tennessee.  We were reconciled to a quick fast food stop and were pleasantly surprised to see a Mexican restaurant with a whole bunch of cars in the parking lot.  […]