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Good Eats and Drinks!

The General’s Beans

An unforgettable recipe for Cognac flavored baked beans contributed by General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley (1893 – 1981).

Recipe from a Tifton B&B

Going to my business partner’s home in Tifton is always a treat … because of the thoughtfulness of his wife, Linda!  She’s a grand hostess. Linda’s delightful quilling hobby results in (after some well-placed hints) a little packet of her handmade cards wrapped in tissue and tucked up on my pillows!  She knows how much […]

For Snowbound Texians

Smokey Cornbread with Comino Butter 1 tsp comino seed 1tsp+ Anejo tequila 1/2 cup softened [real] butter squirt of fresh lime juice Cook several slices of bacon in a skillet until crispy and remove it.  Make cornbread, using the bacon drippings instead of normally called for butter, and bake it.  I know — that’s gross.  Do […]

A Sparrow Goose

That’s “Lucy” for asparagus.  While visiting the Roba family in Pennsylvania recently, I had the most amazing asparagus!  Cooked to order (twice) by Sue Roba in her cozy farmhouse kitchen.  Wow!  Was it ever good — and I deplored hot asparagus, until that moment of revelation in her kitchen. Here’s what you do: Cut fresh […]

Squash Salad

I loved the old Harry’s Farmers Market here in Marietta.  It’ was such fun to go there on Sunday afternoons and wander the aisles picking out the most delightful things to munch!  This was a ‘find’ at Harry’s that Lucy wanted to share … Roasted Butternut Squash Salad Roast the squash, peel it, and chunk […]