Archive for May, 2008

Loving Country

I wasn’t always a country fan. I hated it when I was younger. I used to think that you had to live in the Midwest and own a ranch to like country music. Then I met a pretty girl that loved it. You can imagine how that went. I let her change the station in [...]

Old Wives In The Kitchen – Age-Old Advice That Works – And Some That Doesn’t!

By Eleanor Knowles Most people love food, whether they admit it or not. And lots of us don’t mind a drop of nostalgia now and then too. Combine the two and you’ve got a recipe for one of those “I remember my Granny making the most delicious apple pie from the fruit tree in the [...]

Food and the Family

By Elea Almazora I grew up in a culture where everything – I’m not kidding, I do mean EVERYTHING – is pretty much celebrated with food. We have fantastically wonderful spreads during the Christmas and New Year seasons, treat each other to a special lunch or dinner on birthdays, even bring little snacks over to [...]

A Crazy Whim

Spring is here, the time for planting gardens. Some years I plant them, some I don’t. This year I did because of the price of gasoline. I get crazy ideas like that from time to time. I once chose the car I was going to buy based on the trip I was about to take. [...]