Pecan rolls

Lord knows, there’s enough trouble to get into around Christmas time. We just got a package in the mail¬† from my cousin Jackie loaded with…

Cornflake crumbs

I don’t know if cornflake crumbs are just Southern, but I can’t imagine anyone in the North ever using them. People in the North actually…

I hate turkey soup

I don’t like turkey soup.¬† Every food magazine in America writes about Thanksgiving leftovers and always has a turkey soup recipe. That’s just lame. If…

Pie dough

I cannot tell you how proud I am of myself. I have learned to make pie dough. After almost 40 years of trying. The Mayhews…

Scalloped oysters

You are either an oyster person or you’re not. Most people are not oyster people and that’s just fine – more for me. Every Thanksgiving…

No manners

“Damn, that was good. You’ve still got butter on your lips.” This from Mark who just walked into the office after polishing off a cluster…

Scrambled eggs

I just want to say a word about scrambled eggs tonight. When I was growing up, I thought all scrambled eggs had a slightly green…