Category: Holidays

One Stocking Left Behind

One Stocking Left Behind

It’s time to put away Christmas, but one stocking was left behind. The goodies look yummy – is it ok to sample?

New Year’s Food Traditions From Around the World and a Confession about Black-Eyed Peas

New Year’s Food Traditions From Around the World and a Confession about Black-Eyed Peas

A recipe for New Year’s, an article about traditions all over the world, and a confession about black-eyed peas.

Glover Gardens Christmas 2018 Roundup

Glover Gardens Christmas 2018 Roundup

One big post is a roundup of the Christmas 2018 festivities at Glover Gardens.

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

The Brits are smart, with their multiple-personality parks. There’s something for everyone in Hyde Park, even the birds.

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

London’s busy sidewalks, hustle and bustle, and general air of festivity and expectation recalls the lyrics of the Christmas classic, Silver Bells.

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

A Charlie Brown tree all alone in a hallway between terminals is full of holiday spirit and pluck.

Thanksgiving Roundup

Thanksgiving Roundup

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

Dad is gone…and still our hearts are full

Dad is gone…and still our hearts are full

A little Christmas poem from Glover Gardens about sorrow, joy and the Christmas miracle.

In the Christmas Mood! Holiday Tips from Colleagues include a Hot Chocolate Bar, a Board Game and Christmas Jazz

In the Christmas Mood! Holiday Tips from Colleagues include a Hot Chocolate Bar, a Board Game and Christmas Jazz

Tips from colleagues make Christmas more merry.

Best Creamed Corn Ever – Handed-Down and Upgraded Scratch Recipe from My Dad and Grandmother

Best Creamed Corn Ever – Handed-Down and Upgraded Scratch Recipe from My Dad and Grandmother

This creamed corn is a rich, creamy dish that makes you nostalgic for the old days when life was simpler, people were kinder and you could borrow an egg from your neighbor, even if you never experienced any “old days” in that way. 

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

A Glover Gardens new year’s brunch menu and my best wishes for a happy 2017.

Haiku: Ode to My Christmas Tree

Haiku: Ode to My Christmas Tree

Decorating a Christmas tree and talking about the ornaments is a family’s oral history. This haiku celebrates the tree.

Found Recipe:  A New Holiday Sweet Potato Favorite

Found Recipe: A New Holiday Sweet Potato Favorite

Sweet Potato Stacks from Cooking Light are worthy of status as a holiday classic.

Baking with Myrna Loy and William Powell

Baking with Myrna Loy and William Powell

Classic movies are a great Christmas cooking companion.

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Cooking with Friends: A Root Vegetable Christmas Memory

Wine Spectator provides a perfect “cooking with friends” menu with duck and root vegetables. Try this at home with friends.


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