Matzoh ball soup is on my mind today for two reasons: The fall weather brings cold nights and thoughts of hot soup, and one of my oldest friends came through town and spent the night with Terry and me.
Admit it: You've already begun thinking about the Thanksgiving dinner.
When I was a kid, creamy tomato and rice soup was one of my go-to comfort foods.
It seemed an unlikely goal. I wanted a single solution for two problems -- how to keep kids entertained while preparing Thanksgiving dinner and how to serve sweet potatoes in a fresh, creative way.
For such a simple dish, creamed spinach can be a pain to make.
Picture this: after a long day at the office (or at the kids' soccer field or wherever) you turn the key to open your front door and you are greeted by the heady aroma of a steamy meaty stew.
Two days before Halloween and the festive spirit has caught up with you.
The Hitching Lot Farmers' Market in Columbus has officially closed for the season.
Don Stewart and his wife will be home with the lights on Halloween night, waiting for trick-or-treaters. But like a lot of folks who stock up on candy, they'll probably end up eating it themselves.
It's true... Despite what the kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact.
These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal.
Let's talk about one of the season's most iconic vegetables -- canned pumpkin.
Recently I went through my five cookbook shelves (each with about 50 books) and took some to the library for the book sale.
They may not seem old enough to be writing memoirs, but Hannah and Caroline Melby have been "on the road" since they attended elementary school in Starkville.
Admittedly, it sounds like a Halloween trick. Chocolate hummus.
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.
After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.
This easy, weeknight-friendly chicken dinner is a bit of a cultural mash-up.
In Columbus, I have noticed what I consider a high number of beekeepers and honey gatherers.
Spooky llamas and corn mazes aren't the only reasons I love Halloween, but they're some of the most recent.
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