Vicki’s Award Winning Chili

Vicki’s Award Winning Chili

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Brrrrr…. It has been so cold lately! For the last few weeks we have been in the middle of what many consider to be very “old fashioned” winter weather. The snow totals that have been seen in the region are nothing short of crazy, and the temperatures have been unpleasant for […]

Yummy Pancakes

Yummy Pancakes

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well friends, by the time you are reading this, the wrappings will have been torn off, the excitement will have dulled and the joys of Christmas morning will have been shared. It is my hope that your Christmas was one filled with love and blessings! As we look to the New […]

Toffee Crack-Up

Toffee Crack-Up

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well, friends, ready or not, Christmas is upon us! I hope you are ready and relaxed! Every year the holiday season seems to fly by quicker than the last, but I try to fit in as much fun as possible in what little time we have. With a twist to my […]

Robert’s Favorite Smashed Roots

Robert’s Favorite Smashed Roots

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Oh, my gosh, Thanksgiving is next week! How is it here so soon? Are you ready? Anxious? Over-whelmed? Or maybe a little bit of everything is running through your head these days. I know my mind starts spinning when I think of the fast approach of the holiday season. With so […]

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well friends, the calendar may show it’s the middle of October, but the lovely weather we have been enjoying recently belies that fact! We have had a few “seasonal moments,” but for the most part it has been warm and sunny. All it takes to remember it is fall is a […]

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short Ribs

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Happy fall, ya’ll! I can’t believe that we are nearing the end of September! We have successfully made it through the transition from busy summer madness to not quite as busy change in season chaos (those of you with school aged kids know all about that). With the glorious weather we […]

Homemade Chili Sauce

Homemade Chili Sauce

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Oh. My. Goodness!! It is September already! Where on earth did the summer go? Seems like only yesterday we were wishing it would start, and now we are enjoying Labor Day weekend and looking forward to a new month, a new season, and beyond. This summer seemed to have gone by […]

Summer Fresh Produce

Summer Fresh Produce

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Hello, friends! I hope you have been making the most of the wonderful warm weather we have had this summer! Over the last week or two I have noticed a little chill in the early mornings, and a little less daylight in each day, but I am enjoying every minute of […]