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 […]

Bailey’s Favorite Christmas Cookies

Bailey’s Favorite Christmas Cookies

Contributing Writer Vicki McGraw Well, the Christmas frenzy has begun! We had a wonderful Thanksgiving, as I hope you all did! We stuffed ourselves silly, enjoyed the warm company of family and friends, and had our traditional Thanksgiving night viewing of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”. Nothing says Happy Thanksgiving in our house like laughing at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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