A peaceful picture of simple pleasures painted with words and images from a friend in Round Top, Texas.
Headed out to the Round Top Chili Cookoff with friends today, I’m inspired to reblog this post from last year. It’s a tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and […]
If you’ve been following Glover Gardens this week, you know that it is really cold here. Freaky cold. Snow and ice and sleet, oh my! It just makes you want to stay inside, drink hot chocolate by the fire and have comfort food for all your […]
An Afternoon at Wilson Creek Winery: “I’m not sure if it’s the ambience, the company or the wine, but this is about the best Reuben I’ve ever had.”
Reflections on a lovely meal with friends at Wilson Creek Winery, and how the people and the place are just as important as the food.
Hey 19! Colorado Road Trip:
my week with 3 19-year-olds from the University of Texas; millennials who love each other and might one day rule the world.
A tiny dinner party with the Grill-Meister’s international colleague landed me a new friend in his wife, a luminous, authentic, lovely lady. Thus the haiku.
A tale of a chili cook-off fundraiser in a tiny Texas town, two friends, five gallons of spilled chili, dozens of kind people and a chance meeting with the governor.
Wine Spectator provides a perfect “cooking with friends” menu with duck and root vegetables. Try this at home with friends.
My neighbor is a smart and funny Southern woman, a successful writer of romantic and teen fiction, a devoted wife, mother and friend, and a wonderful hostess. She also makes the best pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Christie recently served her homemade sour cream pound cake at […]
As I visit my Dad in the hospital each day, I realize how much I take the simple things in life for granted. Like this weeknight dinner party.
In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m reposting this little story about my adventures with another mom during a time of uncertainty. Happy Mother’s Day to all of the moms out there, and if you have small children, my wish for you is that you have […]
It’s not just about the cooking. It’s about the sharing. It’s about the connections, like this sweet story about Rosalyn and the Scotch Eggs her mom made.