Tag: Broccoli

  • All Good Things…

    There is an old saying that “All good things must come to an end.”  Fourteen years ago, on July 13, 2006, The Shelbyville News contained my first “Cooks’ Corner” column.  Others had written it before my turn started, and it was amazing to me that the newspaper agreed to accept articles from an inexperienced author.  […]

  • A day for flags and fireworks

    The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is the date we as a country celebrate the establishment of our nation.  Through the years, we have been truly blessed to enjoy the freedoms we hold dear.  Those freedoms, however, were not without cost.  And they still have a cost today.  Repeating words that I […]

  • After Thanksgiving

    Anticipating the Thanksgiving holiday, I purchased a frozen turkey last week.  Stowing it in my freezer was made possible only by some rearranging.  As I set things out of their cold storage spot, I kept reminding myself to make sure to put them back when the turkey found its temporary residence. My freezer is in […]

  • Have a Soup-er November!

    November has arrived.  In the days before its appearance, our weather has changed from warm to chilly and damp.  I am pulling out soup recipes that don’t usually come to mind during warmer weather, needing something to warm me up from the inside out. Making soup can be an adventure.  Sometimes I get in the […]

  • Teaching an old dog new tricks

    My parents took me to church soon after I was born and I have attended worship services almost every Sunday since.  During those sixty-plus years, I have developed a deep appreciation for the hymns that have played such a vital role in church life.    Many congregations have abandoned these songs for more modern tunes, but […]