Family/Friends

Grandma Jeans Apple Cake

Ohio’s (my home state) most abundant fall crop is Apples, with orchards stretching across the northern and central part of the state. Ohio’s apple culture owes [...]

October 1, 2011

The Whole Hog Cookbook

Y’all, I just spent one of the best evenings that I can remember in a long time in Savannah, Ga.   Now y’all know that I love Savannah, and of course Paula [...]

September 22, 2011

Moms Vegetable Soup

Now that fall is just around the corner, I have been thinking a lot about soups to warm up those cool fall nights at dinner time.  Growing up we always had a big garden and [...]

September 13, 2011

Linguini Carbonara

Now as all of you know who have been following me on my website, or have known me for years, I am a southern cook and not Italian.  I have in the past year started [...]

September 10, 2011

Grandma’s Apple Crisp

What do you do when you have apples and they aren’t being eaten fast enough?  Well, grandma Jean used to get out her paring knife, and as she’d say, skin them and make [...]

August 27, 2011

Dereks’ BBQ Chicken Pasta Bake

So, one of my best friends texted me tonight to tell me he was making a dish based on something he had had in Atlanta years ago.  Except he was putting a twist on it. Now of [...]

August 10, 2011

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