Monthly Archives: November 2013

Not Quite a Recipe: Cornbread and Biscuit Dressing

I wanted this to be a recipe but realized I don’t have any quantities, so this is more a description of a recipe, or a memory.  My mother made the best cornbread dressing ever.  She did not believe in stuffing … Continue reading

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Cowboys in Tuscany

All Americans are not cowboys, but sometimes we think we are.  This story comes from the summer when a group of us rented a villa outside Panzano, Italy for a week.   The villa was on a working farm. The owners lived … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead: Remembering the Food They Loved

Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is celebrated in Mexico after Halloween to honor the spirits of their ancestors.  Family members and friends gather to pray for and remember family and friends who have died.  Families prepare … Continue reading

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