Category: Canyon Confidential

Corned Beef, Belated

Corned my own beef brisket, didn’t I. Finally, I hasten to add. Craig Claiborne put the home-corning bug in my ear back in the 1980s, when I read his typically careful, appetizing instructions in his Favorites Volume I, but when…

Micro Road Trips—They Exist

We call an overnighter a Mini Road Trip. So what about one that transpires completely inside of a single day? I submit: Micro Road Trip. In little more time than would be spent on regular errand-running, it’s entirely possible to…

Does nature have a 2nd-best? If so: pumpkins

It’s fitting that my previous post about eggs (nominally) is followed by one on pumpkins, because pumpkins are my second-favorite natural form. After eggs, to belabor a point. And when pumpkins combine with road tripping, watch out, because as Max…