As I sifted the flour, baking powder and salt and beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla extract together, I thought about a mother making muffins for her young son who would grow up to become a man, an airman in the Air Force, a husband, an attorney, a father of three boys, a scoutmaster, and a grandfather. Continue reading Remembering Dad, Family and Vanilla Muffins
The garlic, dill, olive oil, acidic juices from the pickles and the crunchy pickles themselves really taste great together on an airy, crisp crust with melted mozzarella. Continue reading Dill Pickle Pizza . . . Seriously!
Chipotle tries too hard to be funny and finds a way to boost fiber intake in chips and salsa. Continue reading I Ate at Chipotle so You Don’t Have to . . .
The uniquely American cuisine of Creole and Cajun food in Louisiana influenced by French, Spanish, West African, Amerindian, Haitian, German, Italian, British and Irish influences made sense for this year’s dinner. Continue reading New Orleans inspired dinner with wine pairings for a cause
Edge Coffee Shop fills a niche for those seeking coffee and breakfast before 8 am on weekdays who live and work in the Medical Center or Downtown area of Memphis. Continue reading Breakfast at the Edge
Anyone can bake bread with instant yeast in a bread machine, but I find such countertop conveniences rob all the romance out of fresh baked bread. Continue reading Sourdough Baking for Beginners
Memphis Black Restaurant Week (March 6-12) celebrates the culinary contributions of black-owned restaurants and eateries while reaching out to new customers. Black Restaurant Week also champions the cause for increasing black wealth in a city known for limited economic opportunities for black-owned businesses. Continue reading Celebrate Memphis Black Restaurant Week March 6-12
I am delighted to assist Friends For Life in recruiting Memphis area restaurants to participate in Dining Out for Life® on April 27, 2017. Continue reading Place at the Table Recruiting for Dining Out for Life
We all need a place at the table where we feel welcome and at home. We need more hospitality and bread breaking in this world if we hope to heal our community and world. Good food and drink won’t solve the problems and divisions, but the hospitality that comes with them opens doors. Continue reading Top Five Posts of 2016 at Place at the Table