I LOVE to Cook!And more than that...I love when people enjoy what I cook! I have toyed with the idea of starting this blog for some time. Finally, I have made time to share some of my best recipes and share my trials as I attempt some new recipes. Enjoy!
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Growing up in a rural Southern Baptist church meant church dinners. I can’t think of anything more exciting than the anticipation leading up to a Sunday pot-luck, covered dish, high calorie, comfort-food-rich Sunday church dinner. Ladies would start bringing in … Continue reading
I know; I know! It has been FOREVER since I have posted a recipe. To be quite honest, when I started working in Newton-Conover City Schools and then started on my doctorate at the same time, I was pretty busy! … Continue reading
Last weekend, I was trying to clean out my refrigerator and use some herbs and vegetables while they were still fresh. So, I began to create a pile on my kitchen counter of the items I needed to use in … Continue reading
There is nothing worse than a dry, chewy pork chop that tastes like leather. Ick! I have had a few of those in my day. I am always looking for a quick and easy way to improve on pork chops. … Continue reading
I was born on my grandfather’s birthday in November of 1972. Stacy Brewer, who was my maternal grandfather, a firm believer in traditional gender roles, and the unquestionable innocence of Richard M. Nixon, told my mother – when my birth … Continue reading
Once I acclimated to life in college at Western Carolina University in the fall of 1991, I didn’t make many trips home to Wilkes County, but when I did, my mother would always ask me what I wanted for dinner. … Continue reading
Ok, it’s official! I am obsessed with Pinterest. I know that I have been behind everyone when it comes to this web 2.0 tool, but I knew myself well enough to know that if I got started that I wouldn’t … Continue reading
No one can make chicken and dumplings like my grandmother could. She would start with a whole chicken and let it stew all day with butter, chicken broth, salt, pepper, and flour, and then she would make her own biscuit … Continue reading