Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

Photo by Heather Cross One news item in 2018, while sad, was a little different from much of the usual fare. In October, Dorcas Reilly, the woman who invented the green bean casserole, passed away at the age of 92. She worked for Campbell’s (the soup people) and...
Quick(er) Meals for the Holiday Season

Quick(er) Meals for the Holiday Season

December is a busy time for many people. If you have children in school there are the extra holiday school activities, exams, and projects. Those without children may find themselves attending more get-togethers, shopping, and having extra time with extended family,...
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Grapes

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Grapes

As a child I loved Brussels sprouts. I don’t mean I loved eating them. I’m pretty sure I refused to try them, and unfortunately that’s the culinary story of my childhood. I loved playing with them in my dad’s huge garden, peeling the tiny cabbages down to their core....
Foolproof Fish

Foolproof Fish

I grew up in South Carolina and made many trips to the coast throughout my childhood. We often went out to eat, sampling the various fresh-caught fish that was available. Back at home, if Sunday meals were not spent with extended family we often went to Red Lobster,...