Author Archives: kimberlyksmith

Glenda Irene Green’s Devilish Eggs

Glenda writes: “I do not have an eggsact recipe, but I add, taste, ya know… To the egg yolks I add mayo, good brown mustard, finely chopped onion or shallots, finely chopped dill pickles, pickled juice, avocados, salt & pepper … Continue reading

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Pants on Fire

A quick note from Kim and Alan: we’re making hot sauce! We had great results from last year’s one superchili plant. So this year we planted seven. So we’re getting quite a lot of superchilis as you might imagine. And … Continue reading

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Fagioli e minestri (that’s italian for beans and greens)

This recipe was given to me by a coworker in Miami, back when I lived there in the early 90’s, so it’s been in my repertoire for a long time. The paper it’s printed on is stained with broth splatters … Continue reading

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The mysterious origins of Cynthia’s Key Lime Pie

Have you ever had a family recipe around for so long that no one can remember where it came from? Well, that’s the story with my mom Cynthia’s Key Lime Pie. Growing up in Miami we had a key lime … Continue reading

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The Lasagna of Vindication

My husband Alan is quite bossy in the kitchen and I usually follow his advice since he’s a wonderful and talented chef. However, once in a while, I actually know what I’m doing and have to insist on doing it … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Pie that ate my afternoon

I had no idea it would take so long, but somehow this year’s Thanksgiving pumpkin pie took hours and hours to make. You know how it goes. First you have to find all the ingredients. Then clear a space in … Continue reading

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