Hot Toddy-The Perfect Cold Weather Cocktail

A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime…it’s not scientific but it helps. -Alexander Fleming Hotty Toddy gosh almighty it’s incredibly cold outside! North Carolina has been sitting in the low 40s at night for the past month…if it weren’t almost Christmas I would be…

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Creamy Chicken Pot Pie

I am the MacGyver of cooking. If you give me a piece of bread, cabbage, coconut, mustard greens, pigs feet, pine cones…and a woodpecker, I’ll make you a good chicken pot pie. -Si Robertson Same Si, same….okay maybe I couldn’t turn all of that into…

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Leftover Turkey Stuffed Acorn Squash

In November, the smell of food is different. It is an orange smell. A squash and pumpkin smell. It tastes like cinnamon and can fill up a house in a morning, can pull everyone from bed in a fog. Food is better in November than…

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Classic Apple Pie

Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness. -Jane Austen Have you ever heard of the dessert shelf?Β This is something my friends and I used to joke about having in college. Essentially you can be stuffed to the brim from too much…

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“Halfway Homemade” Green Bean Casserole

My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and the stuffing; the sweet potatoes and rice, which comes from my mother’s Southern heritage; the mashed potatoes, which comes from my wife’s Midwestern roots; the Campbell’s green bean casserole; and of…

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