6/30/2015 10:08 PM|
Make ahead breakfast makes morning easier
Some nights, while I lie awake in bed trying to fall asleep, I plan breakfast for the next morning. Many times, it’s something as simple as a bowl of dry cereal with a sliced banana. Other mor ...
6/23/2015 10:19 PM
Add fizz to congealed salad
I was just 11 years old when Mama bought the slim cookbook “The New Joys of Jell-O” for 99 cents. I’m not sure if she got it at grocery store or sent away for it in mail, but I do re ...
6/16/2015 10:55 PM
Some 'secrets' for finding the 'best' coupons
Since I started teaching my coupon class for The Wilson Times, I have noticed that every class seems to have the same questions. The most common question is, “Where are all the ‘good’ ...
6/9/2015 9:29 PM
YUMMY PEACH JAM
My sister, Susan, visited this past week and brought with her some delicious South Carolina peaches. The peaches aren’t as sweet and big as they will be in coming weeks, but they were very good, ...
6/2/2015 10:48 PM
BAKING WITH BLUEBERRIES
I made a blueberry sugar cake Sunday night from a cookbook I got at work in 1988. I remember when I first made that cake — just three years into my marriage and the same year my husband and I ...
5/26/2015 11:14 PM
Top it with chocolate sauce
I had wanted brownie sundaes all weekend, but didn’t get around to making the brownies until Monday afternoon, just before dinner. I checked my supply of ice cream and found I had plenty. The ...
5/19/2015 10:32 PM
Southern gentleman shares cooking secrets
If you have a dad who likes to cook, I have a great Father’s Day suggestion for you. Give him Matt Moore’s latest book, “A Southern Gentleman’s Kitchen.” But don’t ...
5/12/2015 11:30 PM
Strawberries and cream
I had an excuse to make strawberry whipped cream. That’s the reason why I was in my kitchen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday (my birthday!) pulling out the heavy cream and fresh strawberries. It all star ...
5/12/2015 11:29 PM
Be a savvy shopper with grocery store deals
I have been couponing for four years, and it has taught me a lot. When I first started, I believed all the hype around a sale that the grocery stores were putting out. If the grocery store says it& ...
5/5/2015 11:25 PM
Book helps on the road and in the kitchen
I love it when a package appears on my desk at work, and I can tell by the padded envelope that a cookbook is inside. One of the most recent ones to arrive is Southern Living’s “On the ...
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