Sister Mary

Sometimes my food world and my nonprofit world intersect. Not often. But they did today. For those of you who don’t know, the Community Resource…

My friend Howard

When times are tough, the tough go to the Krystal for breakfast. That’s what Mark and I did Saturday morning. I was intrigued by the…

Not allowed

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. I don’t know who drilled that into me, probably my mother. But I think…

The Unknown Soldier

We practically live in a Civil War museum here in Middle Tennessee. You can’t go five feet without seeing some historical marker about the Battle…

Gourmet

On my desk right now is an issue of Gourmet magazine. It is from October of 1944, just three years after it started publication and…

Asian Coleslaw

Bill and Debby Gage are barbecue buddies who go way back. I remember the first time I met them at a contest in Winchester, Tennessee….

Chicks In Crisis

Well, it just went terribly wrong. Terribly wrong. Friday afternoon, the sky was blue, the breezes warm and we were happy. Here’s Linda, Rox, and…

Barbecue Day

O.K., today’s the day. Barbecue day. Linda and Rox are already on the road and I’m packing everything up. If you’ve never cooked in a…

Mini Me’s

I just love a good hamburger, don’t you? I like every kind. When we were growing up in Illinois, my parents would take Louise and…