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Wunsche Brothers: Big Texas Food and More

Wunsche Brothers: Big Texas Food and More

A Texas landmark in Old Town Spring has Big Texas Food alongside foodie-worthy selections.

International Travel: It’s Been a Minute

International Travel: It’s Been a Minute

It’s time to get on the road again, if I can only remember how to pack.

The Call of the Wild, On the Walk

The Call of the Wild, On the Walk

Walking is like a photosynthesis activity for us, an absorption of what’s out there to help us grow and stay healthy within, and also a process of shedding mental toxins.

For Black History Month: “Lost & Found: America’s Black Classical Music”

For Black History Month: “Lost & Found: America’s Black Classical Music”

Composer William Dawson’s “Negro Folk Symphony” fell into oblivion after a triumphant and successful debut in 1934. Now it’s back, and it’s worth a listen – to the symphony and the back-story.

Can the Grill-Meister Top Last Wednesday’s Sandwich, a Turkey Patty Melt Panini?

Can the Grill-Meister Top Last Wednesday’s Sandwich, a Turkey Patty Melt Panini?

Warming and hearty with deep, rich flavors, the Turkey Patty Melt Panini is perfect for a damp winter evening.

Black History Month: Why It’s Important (in my humble opinion)

Black History Month: Why It’s Important (in my humble opinion)

Woody Guthrie sang, “This land is your land, this land is my land”. It was “made for you and me”, right? Well, it can only be OUR land, made for ALL of the you and me’s out there, if we tell and honor the stories of all, if we “lift every voice and sing,” not just some of the voices.

Simple, Classic Deviled Eggs, Because You Know You Want Them

Simple, Classic Deviled Eggs, Because You Know You Want Them

The Glover Gardens recipe for classic deviled eggs, created by Kim of Glover Gardens and niece Joie and tested and approved by The Grill-Meister.

Reflections on a Kitchen Remodel – Here’s Why It Takes So Long

Reflections on a Kitchen Remodel – Here’s Why It Takes So Long

As we move into the final few days of our project and back into “normal life,” we know that we will never look back and regret the length of time it took to get from the start to the finish.

Dr. King and His Dream are More Relevant Than Ever

Dr. King and His Dream are More Relevant Than Ever

Martin Luther King Day is special, a time when we reflect on our beliefs about equality, equity, inclusion, diversity, fairness, etc., and, as one of my colleagues said today, recommit to acting on them.

Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)

Sunsets Make Me Happy (Hour)

Musings about why we appreciate sunsets, a recipe for a refreshing Chambord and rosé cocktail, and a haiku.

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.

January Dreaming: A Lovely Lunch at L’Escargot Montorgueil in Paris

January Dreaming: A Lovely Lunch at L’Escargot Montorgueil in Paris

January dreaming and restaurant rave: memories of a perfect lunch at L’Escargot Montorgueil on a warm summer day during an anniversary trip to Paris

A holiday break…and now it’s a new year

A holiday break…and now it’s a new year

Sometimes I realize I’m distracted by the myriad of data and news and trivia (oh my!) that worm their way into my consciousness and need a break from all that external stimuli.

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.

Santa Wants These Cranberry-Walnut Chocolate-Covered Cookie Mountains!

Santa Wants These Cranberry-Walnut Chocolate-Covered Cookie Mountains!

In addition to being delicious, these Christmas cookies are easy and to make with kids.

Zippy Sicilian – An Amped-Up Italian Spice Mix

Zippy Sicilian – An Amped-Up Italian Spice Mix

A blend of herbs and spices commonly used in spicy Italian cooking, Zippy Sicilian is very aromatic with balanced spiciness, a rich depth created by two types of pepper and two types of garlic, and just the right amount of salt.

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 […]

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???

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.

Restaurant Rave: Fierro Argentine Grill in Miami is a FIND

Restaurant Rave: Fierro Argentine Grill in Miami is a FIND

Fierro Argentine Grill is a very casual, very chill outdoor eatery, but the service is 4-star. So is the food. And the relaxed outdoor seating and ambiance is a plus, making you feel like everything is ok and you could sit there all afternoon and just enjoy life.


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