How Does Your Party Stack Up?

The Story:   Today tens of millions, will congregate in front of big screens to watch the 52nd Super Bowl game with New England Patriot’s facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles.  Tom Brady will have a shot at yet another Super Bowl ring.  Pretty soon the guy will have one for each finger on bothRead More

A blast from the future: What a kitchen of the future looked like in the 1950’s

It’s fun to come across and article or a vintage TV show that talks about what the future would have been like for persons of that era. So for your viewing pleasure, we bring you a couple of short films. The first is called, “Design for the Future” and is from 1956. The second isRead More

Chicken Eugene and Mary Wilkinson Are Heavenly!

The Story:   Memories are one of life’s greatest and miraculous gifts.  In an instant, we are suddenly transported to a place and time or event and remember the sounds, smells and faces of that particular moment.  Even at 88 years young, my Mom can remember stories of childhood in vivid detail.   Once suchRead More

Sticky Stax in a Jiff-y

  The Story: At the time of this writing, it’s Tuesday.  I woke up this morning thinking of making something different for brunch.  I have the luxury at this point in my life to have brunch most days with Cas once he is done with his morning show.  By this time, he has already workedRead More

Eat Mo Greens

The Story:   In an effort to provide recipes that are a bit more healthful, I needed a quick recipe to whip up for today’s blog because we are preparing for a small vacation starting on Thursday.  I decided to share my Spicy Collard recipe.  If you live in the southern US, collard greens areRead More

Why is John Hoppin’?

The Story: Regardless of where we all grew up, there are certain traditions of the area that have always been practiced.  I bet if you asked someone, they would probably not know the exact why behind the tradition and would respond with the customary, “It’s just something we’ve always done.”  So it is with eatingRead More