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For A Prosperous Year Filled With Luck!

My last Post was about the Southern States’ New Years Day tradition of Hoppin John, Greens, and Corn bread. The black-eyed peas in the Hoppin’ John represent the coins. The green color

Broiled Eggplant on Another Friday Night

Eggplant is really one of my all time favorite foods. Any excuse to make eggplant something and in summertime we can pick them right off of the vine here in our garden – thanks to Ed

Virginia’s Wedding Shower

The bride to be was beaming and laughing. Her Mama was too. What could be better? All the girlfriends were here. The food was delicious (made by Marmalade – mostly) and the presents

Gingin’s Pre-Wedding Girlfriend Party With a Lovely Beet Salad

I haven’t written about Virginia Ripley yet. Our beloved Gingin. Family but not by blood. By love and affinity. We absolutely could not live without her in our lives. I met Virginia when

Thank You Ed! – Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad

I’ve been on a vegetable dish experimentation binge for the past couple of weeks. I’ve made some good ones, some not so good ones – no bad ones. My family members and friends have

Fear Of Rhubarb

I’ve been pretty curious about rhubarb for a couple of years but weirdly intimidated by it. It’s not an ingredient that either my mother or grandmother ever used when I was growing up.

Roasted Butternut Squash

There’s always so much to look forward to each growing season isn’t there? We love Fall/Winter vegetables. Squash, root vegetables, and all. Truth is, we can get all vegetables all

We Made It To The Top

Alan and I visited with Irene Webb, literary agent extraordinate, and her beau Michael in New Mexico in the Spring – April 2012 actually. Irene moved to Santa Fe from Santa Monica about 5

A Simple Pot of Beans aka Good Mother Stallard

It was oh so funny when we were small. What is it with kids and farting? I wonder why farting is so funny? Curious. In any event…. My friend Kathy Patton taught me about beans. Real beans.