Crepes

I am an idiot. Or as Mark’s Granny Belle used to say, an “idjut.” Every year at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church the youth throw a…

Chicken piccata

My people – the Chapins – are renowned throughout all recorded history as having NEVER thrown anything away. Through the generations various offspring are forced…

Chicken Diane

Take a stroll down memory lane, if you’re married, and remember what it was like in those blissful first few months of holy matrimony. For…

Gravy

So Tammy, Granbunny and I are busy planning our semi-annual Mayhew/Harbin/Mayhew reunion and, of course, it’s all about the food. We’re going to do Thanksgiving…

What is that?

“Oh, my God. She’s brought a tree branch into the house. I never get to go outside so I just see them from the screen…

Cream gravy

I first encountered cream gravy in high school at my boyfriend’s house. Tommy and his highly unorthodox family lived in the middle of an orange…