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New Year's goodies: Columbus cook shares one of her go-to recipes for sweet bites

Posted 12/26/2012 in Food

Barbara Patterson never met a cookbook she didn't like. Her Columbus home has a big bookcase dedicated to them. "And she knows when we've messed with them," her daughter, Carol Boone, smiled. "When she goes to yard sales, she goes straight for the cookbooks -- the older the better.

 

Simple recipes for sensational entertaining

Posted 12/26/2012 in Food

When it comes to entertaining, I often find that the casual gatherings and impromptu parties outshine more elaborate affairs. I think it's the combination of a relaxed atmosphere and last minute inspiration.

 

Of droughts and foie gras angst -- the year in food

Posted 12/26/2012 in Food

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri's behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Garden in Grand Forks, N.D. Yet both eateries somehow shot to the top of the nation's culinary zeitgeist in 2012, for this was the year of the viral restaurant review, when the rants and raves of seasoned pros and naive octogenarians alike got superstar treatment on the world wide smorgasbord.

 

A warming -- and simple -- broccoli and pasta dish

Posted 12/26/2012 in Food

Whenever I have too little time and too few ingredients on hand -- or when I've been eating too much meat -- I cook up some broccoli pasta.

 

Christmas morning: Special starts for a special day

Posted 12/19/2012 in Food

An indelible memory I carry from childhood is of Christmas morning breakfasts. In our home, there was no charging from the bedrooms to see what Santa brought, no race between siblings to be the first to the tree. Oh no, if there was one thing we were good at, it was stretching out the Christmas experience.

A classic stuffing combination - sausage and pecan

Posted 12/19/2012 in Food

When it comes to stuffing, it's hard to get a more classic flavor combination than sausage and pecans. The result is a salty, nutty, sweet, crunchy and tender combination of flavors and textures.

A sweet and tangy meatball fit for a holiday party

Posted 12/12/2012 in Food

Sometimes failure can end up tasting pretty good. It certainly was the case with these meatballs.

 

A double-whipped eggnog to set the holiday mood

Posted 12/12/2012 in Food

For me, eggnog season can't come soon enough. As soon as Halloween is packed away, I buy a quart of my favorite eggnog at the grocery store.

 

Tamale time: Caledonia's Fork N Road starts tamale tradition

Posted 12/12/2012 in Food

Tamales or tamaladas are as much a part of Christmas traditions in Mexico and other Spanish-speaking countries as bacalao (salted cod), pizole (hominy soup) and a nice roasted pavo (turkey). And why wouldn't they be especially popular during Christmas as tamales are one of the only foods that come already gift wrapped.

 

Eggnog and snickerdoodles -- together at last

Posted 12/5/2012 in Food

You can keep your decorated, stained glass, death-by-chocolate, triple-dunked biscotti bombs, or whatever this holiday season's must-bake cookie will be.

 

Home sweet home: Young home 'designers' get the job done with candy canes and gumdrops

Posted 12/5/2012 in Food

There was plenty of construction going on in Starkville Sunday afternoon, but there was nary a nail gun or sawhorse in sight. Instead, this project required gumdrops, candy canes and chocolate kisses. And, oh yes, imagination.

 

An easy, hearty dinner for when you deck the halls

Posted 12/5/2012 in Food

Here's the thing about decorating for Christmas. It should be fun. It should be an occasion. It should involve delicious food.

 

 

A rich, moist gingerbread cake for Christmas

Posted 12/5/2012 in Food

There is no subtle way to say this. This cake screams Christmas.

 

Gifts of good cheer: Christmas giving, from your kitchen to theirs

Posted 11/28/2012 in Food

As the days inch closer to Christmas each December, my husband and I know we're going to hear a knock on the door one evening. It will be a neighboring family, from down the road. They'll bring us gifts of Christmas carols and a delicious assortment of homemade goodies from their kitchen.

 

Using buttermilk to flavor -- and tenderize -- pork

Posted 11/28/2012 in Food

The problem with buttermilk is there isn't a lot of "real" buttermilk around.

 

 

A green that isn't beans or sprouts

Posted 11/28/2012 in Food

Of all the many green vegetables available to us, we tend to be profoundly lacking inspiration when it comes to selecting one for holidays.

 

 

This holiday season give the gift of seasoned salt

Posted 11/21/2012 in Food

It seemed like a tall order. I wanted an edible gift that was fast and easy to make, inexpensive, wouldn't spoil or need to be refrigerated, and that kids could be involved in.

 

Five tasty ways to enjoy those Thanksgiving turkey leftovers

Posted 11/21/2012 in Food

The big day is tomorrow. In many homes, the dining table's extra leaves are being inserted and more chairs rounded up from outlying rooms. Silverware is being cleaned, serving dishes lined up, and Thanksgiving meals are in the making. This holiday, more than any other, celebrates food as a focal point that draws us together. Yep, tomorrow the eating will be good.

 

A classic meal needs a classic finish -- pumpkin pie

Posted 11/21/2012 in Food

A classic Thanksgiving dinner is only complete with the classic finish -- an aromatic pumpkin pie rich with cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, and topped with pillowy soft mounds of whipped cream.

 

Bountiful baking: Annual Country Store Bake Sale is a Thanksgiving tradition

Posted 11/14/2012 in Food

On Tuesday morning, Nov. 20, Columbus' S.D. Lee Home will once again witness a festive frenzy of shopping as hostesses select fresh pies and cakes, savory cheesestraws, aromatic breads, jellies and sweet candies to supplement their Thanksgiving feasts.

 

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