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January 2005. That’s when I first shared a recipe for round cheese bread. I’ve been writing this food column for a long time, folks! I don’t remember making this recipe, but maybe I did. It … more
We cooked a delicious glazed ham for Thanksgiving, and although my family ate quite a bit, we still had plenty of leftovers. I thought we’d eat ham sandwiches with a side of deviled eggs or … more
I bought a new cookbook last month. It’s one I had seen advertised over and over on social media: “Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book.” A reprint of the original 1950 edition, the cookbook … more
Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? I haven’t, but I’m getting close. This probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but I’m giving some cooking-related gifts to both of my … more
From time to time, readers will ask me if I have any new recipes for diabetics. I don’t cook for a diabetic, and I’m not very well-versed in what’s OK and what’s not. So to find today’s … more
I took a trip down memory lane last week and made a childhood favorite recipe for my husband and me for lunch When I was a little girl, Mama would occasionally make a fun bacon hot dog creation … more
  For years — decades actually — my family and I used the same barbecue sauce. It’s a simple recipe that a neighbor shared with my mama when I was a teenager. It only … more
Sometimes all it takes is a photograph to make me want to try something new. That’s what happened about a week ago when I saw a photo of some homemade doughnuts. “I want to make those,” I … more
This column was first published October 2012. It you want a last-minute treat, this is quick and easy. If you have a little time between now and Halloween, pick up just a few ingredients to make … more
I saw a photograph of a pound cake last week and immediately started craving a slice. I love a good, dense and buttery pound cake. Mama never made pound cake a lot, and I don’t have a go-to … more
Anna and I went to Ruby Tuesday for lunch several weeks back. It was a very hot day, and we both wanted their very cold salad. Specifically, Anna wanted the creamy pasta salad with ham and green … more
This morning, I was thinking back to January 2010. That’s the first time I made the cookies I’m featuring today. My personal life was very different 10 years ago. My son was still in college, … more
I was home much of last week and had the opportunity to do some cooking. I wasn’t really in the mood to try anything new; in fact, I pulled out some old recipes to cook instead — recipes we have … more
When I first made this apple cake, I was still a young bride learning how to cook. It was 1986, and I was the reporter in the lifestyle department at The Wilson Daily Times. One of my main jobs … more
It is time for the N.C. State Fair and, to me at least, that means it is time for some awesome culinary creations. This year, the tasty treats weren’t limited to the food vendors as I judged one of … more
This column first ran in July 2014. Give it a try. It took more than a week to collect enough cherry tomatoes to make a new pasta dish. My granddaughter kept a close watch on our two plants and … more
I’m still adjusting to cooking meals for our empty-nest lifestyle. There’s a fine line between having just the right amount of leftovers and having so many leftovers that you feel guilty when … more
I don’t make yeast bread as often as I’d like. I’m not sure why. I have so many yeast bread recipes that my family and I enjoy. But I seldom take the time to mix and knead the dough and let it … more
My family’s trip to Disney World last month was filled with fun rides and attractions, relaxing time by the pool, lots of walking and plenty of food. In the months leading up to our trip, we did … more
This column was first published Nov. 10, 2010. This is not the column I had planned to write today. This week’s recipe didn’t turn out as planned, and I don’t mind confessing that. I was … more
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