Monthly Archives: August 2013

 

Chocolate Temptation Cake

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August 29, 2013

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There are some days when everything just goes so right.  This was one of those days.  I had my first piece printed in the local newspaper and although it doesn’t seem like much, it meant a lot to me. It all came about when an acquaintance,  Lorraine Eaton, wrote a cookbook titled “Tidewater Table.”  She happens to […]
 

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

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August 22, 2013

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If we all had one thing from our past that we all agreed was a favorite, I would have to guess that it would be warm chocolate chip cookies just pulled from the oven.  Add to that, a cold glass of milk and that chewy, gooey cookie was the only thing that seemed to make homework tolerable when […]
 

Fried Green Tomatoes

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August 14, 2013

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I grew up in the North where things like okra, hush puppies and fried green tomatoes were a foreign language.  The first time I even heard about fried green tomatoes was when the movie by the same name came out.  I watched it, and I saw the things she was putting on the plates and I wondered […]
 

Fantastic Fig Spread

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August 8, 2013

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When I was growing up my closest connection to figs were in the Fig Newtons my mom used to buy.  I wasn’t a big fan. Then came the bunko game a few years ago.  We all brought a dish to share and the only thing I remember from that night of eating was the basket my friend Leigh […]