The 100-layer doughnut

You. Want. THIS. How have I lived a life without a Five Daughters Bakery 100-layer doughnut? How? It’s been a shell of a life, really….

The best real Chinese food ever

I am still pondering the chicken feet, beef tendon and cow stomach. I’d like to think I could happily go there but I have done…

A “Southern” food blog

People ask me all the time what my blog is about. Well, I say, it’s about Southern food and stories and superstitions. I think. But…

Meat bread

I promise I will get to the meat bread in a moment. So someone once told me that P.F. Chang’s exists for unadventurous people who…

Mammy’s pies

I know. I know. Completely inappropriate. Mammy’s Cupboard in Natchez. Don’t look too closely when you enter through her skirt. This is a very old…

Leaving home (and Duke’s)

So Dammit Boy and I were at our favorite meat ‘n three today when it suddenly occurred to him that he’s leaving a few essential…

Food utopia

I cannot convey too much how excited I am about this weekend. My friend, Mary Ann, is flying in from Washington, D.C. and she, Noah…

A shameful day

Sometimes you have a bad day. A shameful day. A day you’re actually regretting while you’re having it. But you do it anyway. That has…