Easy Homemade Granola
Old-Fashioned Rhubarb Cake
Mandarin Orange Cake
Simple Pea Salad
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
peanut butter and banana toast

Peanut Butter Toast

My dad loved peanut butter almost as much as he loved candy. He would only eat creamy Jif peanut butter and he ate a lot of it. In fact, he consumed so much that I was in college before I realized that the oil could separate from the peanut butter and that eventually it could […]

Sweet Onion Burger

Sweet Onion Burger

My husband has liked those frozen onion hamburger patties since his dad cooked them once when we were visiting a few years ago. He likes them so much that he has been known to buy and cook them when we have had direct-from-the-farmer, grass-fed beef in the freezer. I am more of a fan of […]

stuffed yellow squash

Stuffed Summer Squash

In an early 1960’s cookbook from Chattanooga, Tennessee, I found three or four versions of recipes for stuffed yellow summer squash. The sheer number of recipes in one cookbook led me to believe two things: First, stuffed summer squash must be a southern thing. Second, it had to be good. Thus, I set out to […]


Victory Sandwich Bar in Decatur, Georgia

I almost walked past the Victory Sandwich Bar despite having the GPS on my phone active. While it was in part because its subtle signage, it was mostly my getting distracted by of all of the appealing dining options in the couple of blocks we walked from our car. The Victory Sandwich Bar is conveniently […]

baked beans on plate

Homemade Baked Beans

I think my daughter would try to live off of baked beans (and maybe macaroni and cheese) if I would let her. Both she and my husband love baked beans and can eat them by the plate or bowl full. Seriously, they will consume a 28 oz. can between just the two of them at […]