I have made a conscious effort to go meatless on Mondays. In fact, I try to hold the beef on other nights of the week, too. Many friends have told me they are trying to do the same. The challenge we all face: If your family moans and groans at the mere mention of a...Continue Reading
Was it too much turkey over the holiday or not enough, since the previously-frozen- sausage-spaghetti-sauce on the holiday’s eve did not agree with me? Or is it more sweet-filled occasions with birthdays and holidays abounding? Whatever the reason, ‘tis the season to hunker down, minimize meat and bump up the veggies. Turkey and pumpkin cheesecake aside,...Continue Reading
My little 8-year-old is an adventurous eater. Though I am very proud of his diverse palate, I also credit myself a bit for his adventuresome appetite. I experiment with an array of flavors and tastes when I cook, and I give him few options but to eat what I prepare. (The only real adjustment I...Continue Reading
I’m not terribly superstitious, but I do like my black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. After all, according to many Southerners, black-eyed peas bring good luck for the upcoming year. If you haven’t had yours yet, get busy! Another Southern tradition that incorporates black-eyed peas is the wonderful dish – Hoppin’ John. This is a family...Continue Reading
What are “My Stories?”
War stories. Case studies. Opinion pieces. Writing samples.