Brief History of Long's Pic Pac
Long's Pic Pac is a locally owned community supermarket. We strive to be the best supermarket in our area with a hometown touch. Our goals are to provide excellent customer service and great deals in all of our departments. Our grocery department offers a variety of national name brands at great prices and an assortment of items that others just don’t carry.Read more
- Bowtie Pasta with Peas, Prosciutto, and Arugula
Do you have a favorite pasta shape? For me it’s sort of a toss-up between angel hair and bowties. I love angel hair for the how delicate the pasta is and how easy it is to eat, and bowties because, well, they’re so cute.
Is that even a valid reason for liking a pasta shape? They are cute! They make any pasta dish look just a little bit fancy, like the pasta got all dressed up for a show. And each one is a perfect forkful size.
For this bowtie pasta dish, I started with a classic—bowties with peas and prosciutto—but ditched the cream sauce that usually accompanies this dish. Instead, I lightened it up a bit by tossing everything with olive oil, black pepper, and Parmesan and added fresh baby arugula for some peppery greens.Read more »
- Lemon Meringue Pie
My grandmother Mae was notorious for her sweet tooth. How she lived to 97 on a diet that included daily jelly donuts I have no idea.
Born in 1899, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she walked everywhere because she didn’t know how to drive.
She also made the best lemon meringue pie in the world. Well, at least in my 7 year old world. It was the only lemon meringue pie in my world, and because I loved it so, it was the best.Read more »