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 […]

Grilled Fruit Salad

Grilled Fruit Salad

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well, friends, it seems that summer has finally arrived! I hope you all had a relaxing, fun-filled July 4th holiday! We were very lucky this year, as the long holiday weekend came with warm sunny days, lots of time to relax, and of course, no stress at all. No stress? Yeah […]

Strawberry Smoothies

Strawberry Smoothies

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Ah, June. Warm sunny days with the daylight lingering into the evening, the rustle of soft green leaves as the gentle breeze blows, and best, yet, all of those fresh, juicy strawberries. Yes, the wet season has lingered, but I am hopeful that this year’s crop of local strawberries will be […]

My Favorite BBQ Sauce…

My Favorite BBQ Sauce…

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well, spring has not only finally sprung, but with this weekend’s recognition of Memorial Day, dare we say the summer season is finally upon us? The sun has been out a bit, the temperatures have moderated and the rain didn’t totally ruin our picnics! I was more than ready to throw […]

Buffalo Style Deviled Eggs

Buffalo Style Deviled Eggs

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well, dear friends, the McGraw family has had a whirlwind couple of weeks since we last came together! First, we ventured south to attend the Kentucky Derby again this year and had a terrific time watching horses, people and fabulous food being served! Even more recently, this past weekend Robert and […]

Grilled Marinated Veggies

Grilled Marinated Veggies

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well, dear friends, I do feel secure in pronouncing that spring has finally sprung! As I write this week’s missive, I am sitting on my deck, enjoying the sunshine and a warm breeze. It is such a joyous time in Western New York as the trees seemingly overnight turn bright shades […]

Merlot Marinade

Merlot Marinade

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well friends, let me start this week’s column with a clarification…the recipe in my last column contained a typo! The ingredient list called for 3 CUPS of milk and it should have called for 3 TABLESPOONS of milk. Good Grief, that mistake would make for some really soupy oatmeal! I’m sorry […]

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