When I was growing up, we had Thanksgiving with at my grandmother’s house and/or Aunt E’s house. Everyone would bring a dish or two, and there would be so much food. As we got older, we usually celebrated Thanksgiving at my mom’s, sister’s, cousin’s or my house, and still there was enough food to feed… Read More
Category Archives: Cooking
Weeknight Dinner Staples
I think most of us appreciate a quick homecooked meal especially when it is a weeknight. This meal idea is easy and probably won’t require you to buy much in addition to what you may keep on hand. Last week I wrote an article for the Front Porch News about all the great recipes that… Read More
Here We Come A Wassailing!
From Wikipedia: Wassail: A beverage of hot mulled cider, drunk traditionally as an integral part of wassailing. Wassailing: A medieval Christmastide English drinking ritual intended to ensure a good cider apple harvest the following year. We all know wassailing from the carol, Here We Come A-Wassailing which tells of neighbors’ and their children caroling and… Read More
‘Tis the Season for Cinnamon
There is nothing with a more comforting taste and smell than cinnamon. Universally recognizable in both flavor and scent, cinnamon is thought to be the oldest known spice in the world (believed to have been around since before the 1500s BC). It is mentioned twice in the Bible as an ingredient in anointing oil and… Read More