My dad used to yell at the tv while he watched something that I had no interest in. If it made him that mad, why in the world would I want to watch it. That was my first introduction to football. When I was… Continue Reading “I retired from the game, but not the party.”
In the Appalachia’s there are lots of superstitions and traditions that many people still hold on to today. Who knows if people still believe in them, but it does keep us connected to our past and to one another. Mary used to always have… Continue Reading “Pennies, Dollars, & Gold Pot Pie”
Mary made Rice Pudding and bread pudding all the time. It was creamy and sweet and seemed to take forever to make. It probably didn’t but something that good was hard to wait for. Sometimes she would serve it warm, but usually, it was… Continue Reading “Baking up sweet memories”
This weekend it has been rainy and cold. I don’t think we’ve been outside the house for more than an hour total. It’s been a great weekend to just stay in and cook. Mick talked to his mom this morning and the first thing… Continue Reading “In the mood for comfort food”
June made us Apple and Pear Crisp, so of course we renamed it Prapple Crisp!
I’ve worked in or around restaurants nearly all my working life. My first job was at The Virginian Truck Stop where I did everything from clean the bathrooms to prep, bussing tables, and washing dishes. Even when my primary job was not with a… Continue Reading “Peach Spoonbread”