The Fourth of July means the summer is just about half over. Oh no! Where has it gone? I better set aside time to have fun and just enjoy the rest of this season. Do you want to join me? [Keep reading...]
Summertime—and in my dreams it is supposed to be lazy and easy. Why isn’t that always the case? Last week I was in North Carolina to attend a special wedding, then we took a couple days to explore the beauty and foods of Charleston, SC. Now home and back to a busy work schedule as Roxanne and I finish up a book manuscript. Wonderful times, yes! Lazy—far from it. It is time for easy, summer recipes! [Keep reading...]
I’ve never understood folks who refuse to share their recipes with friends and family. This may sound funny coming from someone who writes recipes and receives $$ for those recipes, but let me explain.
Food, family, friends and the kitchen table—that makes for a life with a legacy. Connections, community, laughter and knowing all is well with the world. How much better does it get? Recipes are the link to those traditions, memories and good times. Long after we leave this earth those that love us dearly will make those recipes with fond memories. After the pain of loss, family and friends will cherish those meals that capture the presence of a loved one who has crossed over the rainbow.
My point?! Share your recipes with those you love. If someone requests a recipe, treat the request with the honor it brings. Start your legacy today! [Keep reading...]