Cinnamon Apples
Mom's Creamless Creamed Turkey
Coconut Filled Chocolates
Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Barbecue Gravy

Why barbecue gravy?  Can’t use just use barbecue sauce?  Barbecue gravy has a rich and muted tanginess that still packs enough of a zing to liven up while complementing mashed potatoes, meat, and whatever else it is poured on.  On the other hand, barbecue sauce has a stronger, no-apologies profile and has its own role as a […]

Smothered Barbecue Chicken

I don’t remember how our version of smothered chicken came to be, but it became a common occurance in my parents’ house…most often cooked by my sister. It was simple to make and easy to adapt to whatever was in the pantry and refrigerator. There were several variations that my sister commonly made. One of […]

Crockpot Chicken Brocolli Noodles

My daughter became obsessed with this dish when she first ate it at my sister’s house.  It turns out that it was a variation of a Weight Watcher’s recipe that is usually served over noodles…a chicken stroganoff. My sister added a veggie and stirred the cooked noodles into the crockpot mixture. I found an original […]

Lincoln’s Waffle Shop

Our trip to Lincoln’s Waffle Shop may not have happened had it not been for the fire alarm going off at Ford’s Theater…we were running late and just arrived in time for our 10 a.m. tour only to find we could not go in. Thus, we headed across the street to the unassuming looking restaurant […]

Uncle Larry’s in Chattanooga

In the mood for fried fish? If you are near Chattanooga, Tennessee then you are in luck. Uncle Larry’s serves wonderfully crisp, perfectly cooked cornmeal crusted fish without any of the grease that often comes with fried fish. They use the same breading for all the varieties of fish available: whiting, perch, tilapia or catfish. […]