Tuesday, April 15, 2008 • 30 Comments
They say that there are only two things that are certain in this world: death and taxes. Neither of these are appealing options for most people, but if pressed, I’d have to choose taxes as the lesser evil. Since today is tax day …
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 • 21 Comments
I think I could live without any other dish at Thanksgiving dinner, as long as I have these Candied Sweet Potatoes. Sticky, gooey, creamy and chewy, they are truly the Holy Grail of sweet potatoes! It is my mother’s recipe and she has faithfully made it every year …
Tuesday, October 30, 2007 • 1 Comment
“Pray for peace and grace and spiritual food,
For wisdom and guidance, for all these are good,
but don’t forget the potatoes.”
–John Tyler Pettee, ‘Prayer and Potatoes’
Who could forget potatoes? With over 7,500 known varieties, the potato is a mainstay in the …
Monday, October 29, 2007 • 2 Comments
The morns are meeker than they were,
The nuts are getting brown;
The berry’s cheek is plumper,
The rose is out of town.
The maple wears a gayer scarf,
The field a scarlet gown.
Lest I should be old-fashioned,
I’ll put a trinket on.
Monday, October 15, 2007 • 2 Comments
I love to cook. That goes without saying. If I didn’t, you wouldn’t be sitting here reading this post, because I would be out doing something else instead of writing a food blog. But, let’s face it…..Sometimes, there just aren’t enough hours in the day to whip up your …