Category Archives: Food

Thanksgiving Remembrances

Lately, when I’m lying in bed waiting for sleep to come, I’ve try to remember pieces of my life–those memories I hold dear. Sometimes the unpleasant peeks around the corners of my mind trying to creep me out. But, all … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Redux

First let me say, my mother was a superior cook. Every night she cooked a family meal and we all gathered around the kitchen table eating and talking. Many of our family favorites were from the Southern cooking repertoire she learned from … Continue reading

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Gardening on Cement

If you’re as old as I am, you might remember the Beverly Hillbillies TV show. The Clampetts, a family of hillbillies–obstinately from Tennessee–found oil on their land, got rich and moved to Beverly Hills, California. Elly Mae, the blond and buxom daughter, … Continue reading

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Banana Nut Bread with a Story

Or, how I got my Fannie Farmer Cookbook (1969 edition) In 1966, during my sophomore year at college, I was invited to participate in the work-study program. I was paired with the new sociology professor, Dr. Bullion-yes, like the cube. … Continue reading

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Real Homemade Ice Cream

This afternoon, on the way home, I drove past a Marble Slab Creamery. The neon sign was blinking “Homemade Ice Cream.” I don’t bloody think so. Homemade ice cream is made like this… Continue reading

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