Archive for the ‘Food and Drink’ Category


Monday, October 19th, 2009

There are those of us who remember Glen Campbell singing the love song “Galveston.”  I remember the song, but really did not know much about Galveston – at least until last year when Hurricane Ike hit there and destroyed much of it.  All I remember seeing left of Galveston on the news was the Wendy’s […]

Nothing Could be Finer…

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

I’ve been traveling in North Carolina this week.  When I do travel, I love to get a feel for the area I’m in.  That usually includes food and finding the local personalities that make the area special.   Though I have a GPS system, thank goodness, I often have to turn around if my mind […]

A Mediterranean Holiday Falafel Meal

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

I love Mediterranean food.  One of my favorite foods is Falafel.  I like it so much I learned how to cook it at home.  Many years ago I made it fairly frequently but, as time passed, I left it in the recipe book and time ran away with me … so no falafel.    A […]

Throw all Those Sweet Potato Casserole Recipes Away

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

From  Recipes With a Story Series:   So I THOUGHT I had the best sweet potato casserole recipe ever.  I’ve made it and shared it with many.  They always complimented me on it.  They often asked for a copy of the recipe.  Mine was the best, in my mind anyway, until my next door neighbor […]

Turkey and Brown Rice Soup

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

 From Recipes With a Story Series:   After the holidays when turkey abounds, why not take some of those tasty leftover turkey pieces and make a hearty soup.  Here is a recipe I recently offered to bring over soup for friends who were not feeling well. Both husband and wife had caught a bug and they had […]