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Waffle iron grilled cheese

YES! That's EXACTLY how my mom made grilled cheese when I was a child. Her waffle iron had the option of using the flat plates, but she always kept the original waffle style plates in tact. A grilled cheese with a glass of chocolate milk was my Saturday lunch at noon while watching Sky King. Thanks for the flash-back!!!

Jun 26, 2010
Darlin in Cookware

northern neck of virginia weekend

Crazy Crab in Reedville, Good Eats in Kinsale, Rose's Crab House in Kilmarnock.

My personal preference is buy fresh oysters, fish, &/or crab and prepare it myself.

Jan 31, 2010
Darlin in Mid-Atlantic

Best bets for a Saturday brunch in Raleigh/Durham/Cary/Chapel Hill

BIG ED'S in downtown Raleigh. It's open on Saturday, but not Sunday - except on Mother's Day. Best breakfast ever. Pancakes are plate size but light. Biscuits are yummy. They also have good fried chicken. Servers are delightful and keep the coffee or sweet team coming. I eat breakfast there every time I'm in Raleigh. My daughter is going to be angry that I posted this because now the lines will be longer!!!

Jan 31, 2010
Darlin in Southeast

The Basics: How to Make Garlicky Spaghetti

Many thanks to the previous posters for this lively, passionate thread. It has entertained me on a bitter cold day where I'm stuck inside due to a foot of snow. Fortunately I have all of these pantry items and will be making this for dinner.

I won't disclose whether or not I'll be grating any cheese. But it has made me realize why world peace is so difficult.....

Jan 31, 2010
Darlin in Features

Interesting meals based around eggs?

For brunch or dinner .... Southern coastal cooking ... Old Bay seasoned scrambled eggs with fresh oysters, crumbled applewood smoked bacon, sauteed onions, sharp cheddar ... Dry plump & juicy fresh oysters between paper towels. Whip beaten eggs with a little cream & seasonings (old bay, s&p, dash of worcestshire & hot sauce), put in a buttered pan. Add the oysters. Gently cook. Then add the already cooked/crumbled bacon & sauteed onions. Add the grated sharp cheddar at the last minute. The eggs are moist & flavorful, the oysters are warmed without being too raw or too dry, and the combination of flavors is lovely. Season with some additional Old Bay, but it's probably just fine with out it. Serve with bloodies or mimosas at brunch, with sparkling wine at dinner. Elegant comfort food.

Jan 30, 2010
Darlin in Home Cooking

What's For Dinner? Part XIX

Fresh oysters - preferably plum & juicy. I put the oysters between paper towels just to dry them off. Whip the eggs with a little cream & seasonings (old bay, s&p, dash of worcestshire & hot sauce), put in a buttered pan. Add the oysters. Gently cook. Then add the already cooked/crumbled bacon & sauteed onions. And at the last minute the sharp cheddar. The eggs are moist & flavorful, the oysters are warmed without being too raw or too dry, and the combination of flavors is lovely. Season with some additional Old Bay, but it's probably just fine with out it. Also a great brunch dish with bloodies or mimosas.

Jan 30, 2010
Darlin in Home Cooking

What's For Dinner? Part XIX

Breakfast for dinner ... Old Bay seasoned eggs scrambled with oysters, sauteed onions, applewood smoked bacon, sharp cheddar ... Comfort food on a cold snowy night!

Jan 30, 2010
Darlin in Home Cooking

Atlanta downtown or midtown ideas

We'll be a the downtown Hyatt for several days & would appreciate your interesting ideas for lunch, dinner, bars. Thank you!

Dec 22, 2006
Darlin in General South Archive