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The Thanksgiving Fairy is Busy at Glover Gardens

The Thanksgiving Fairy is Busy at Glover Gardens

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s just about the food and the family, with no extra expectations or requirements. A meal that’s rife with memories and laughter and rich, satisfying food that you don’t normally eat.

The Duchess of Leftovers Says…Repurpose Your Thanksgiving Meal

The Duchess of Leftovers Says…Repurpose Your Thanksgiving Meal

So it’s the day after Thanksgiving, and the refrigerator is full of food that made you too full yesterday. What to do???

New Recipe! Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

New Recipe! Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

Sweet potatoes roasted with a spicy-sweet rub get all dressed up with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar, making this a great dish for the holiday table.

Recipe: “Over the Top”Fancy Green Beans and Mushrooms

Recipe: “Over the Top”Fancy Green Beans and Mushrooms

A holiday-worthy recipe for green beans and mushrooms that is bold and different with bright, fresh flavors and a diversity of textures.

Gratitude and Food: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

Gratitude and Food: Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

A selection of mouthwatering and tradition-laden Thanksgiving recipes from the Glover Gardens archives.

Thankful for…(musings while on the road to Gumbo Cove)

Thankful for…(musings while on the road to Gumbo Cove)

A random list of gratitude.

Dressing Bites: This is What to Do with Leftover Dressing (Trust Me)

Dressing Bites: This is What to Do with Leftover Dressing (Trust Me)

Dressing Bites are a wonderful way to repurpose Thanksgiving leftovers, making for a very satisfying nibble.

At the Thanksgiving Table

At the Thanksgiving Table

All that’s missing is the food and the folks.

A Family Cooking Class is the Final Test of the Glover Gardens Gumbo Recipe

A Family Cooking Class is the Final Test of the Glover Gardens Gumbo Recipe

A family cooking class was a GREAT opportunity to finalize the Glover Gardens gumbo recipe. And, what a great Gumbo Team my second cousins made… the Owens Gumbo Bros.

Goodbye Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 3: We Had Some Good Times

Goodbye Pink-Tiled Galley Kitchen, Part 3: We Had Some Good Times

I won’t miss the pink tile or the tight spaces, but I wouldn’t trade the memories we’ve made here in this galley kitchen for anything.

Celebrate the Holidays with a Tart Cherry Amaretto Sparkler

Celebrate the Holidays with a Tart Cherry Amaretto Sparkler

The cocktail pick for Thanksgiving this year is our Cherry Amaretto Sparkler. It’s like a cherry mimosa with a splash of amaretto, which elevates it to elegant sophistication somewhat reminiscent of a chocolate-covered cherry cordial.

Simple Things: The Pleasure of Late-Season Cards

Simple Things: The Pleasure of Late-Season Cards

Simple things, simple pleasures, treasures of the season – that’s what it’s all about.

North-South Best Dressing Recipe Ever (with Sausage and Two Breads)

North-South Best Dressing Recipe Ever (with Sausage and Two Breads)

Savory, flavorful and redolent with tradition, this dressing is always at the top of the family request list. Even so, it took almost 30 years to accurately document the recipe.

Slim Goodies Quirky Fab Diner in the Big Easy

Slim Goodies Quirky Fab Diner in the Big Easy

We love all kinds of cuisine here at Glover Gardens, from fancy French food to farmers’ market fare and everything in between – as long as it is fab (translated as tasty, made well and served graciously). Add in fun and creativity and it’s a real winner. Slim Goodies Diner in New Orleans is all that – fab food in a fun ambience that’s served with personality.

Back Into the Attic They Go

Back Into the Attic They Go

For one month each year, nutcrackers are gallant and chivalrous stars, standing proud and valient with their bold colors and swords, and for the rest of the time, they’re unceremoniously crammed together in a red plastic tub and forgotten in the attic.

Still Life: Redfish in Orange Basket

Still Life: Redfish in Orange Basket

Hurricane Zeta is behind us, the new roof is going on and Kimball’s is back where it belongs. It’s the little things.

The Glover Gardens Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe – Finally!

The Glover Gardens Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe – Finally!

A time-tested and family-approved Chicken and Sausage Gumbo recipe with a step-by-step how-to guide.

Alley Cat Haiku

Alley Cat Haiku

An instant haiku inspired by a cat and an old Mexican proverb.

Random Thankful Lists

Random Thankful Lists

From cats who cradle to cast iron to the wisdom of children and wildlife, I have a lot to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Kitchen Remodel: Message in a Bottle

Kitchen Remodel: Message in a Bottle

If you’ve been around these parts for the past few months, you’re aware of the siege (AKA the kitchen remodel). It’s actually going just fine, we just call it that because of the extreme feelings of displacement from not having access to the heart of […]


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