Another delicious Appalachian mountain kiss from Asheville's Tupelo Honey Café

Another delicious Appalachian mountain kiss from Asheville’s Tupelo Honey Café

We’ve just been planted with another kiss from the authors of the newly released “Tupelo Honey Café: New Southern Flavors from the Blue Ridge Mountains.”… Continue reading

Another delicious Appalachian mountain kiss from Asheville's Tupelo Honey Café

Pioneer Potluck: About Dad, the farmer

Northern Colorado 1936-1955   Have you heard or read the speech that Paul Harvey gave in 1978 at the National FFA Convention? The words “So… Continue reading

Out of the box recipes with cereal

Some new, out-of-the box recipes, from our friends at Post Foods, makes it possible to enjoy one of America’s favorite breakfast cereals, Honey Bunches of… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About growing up on the farm

1937 to 1955 Northern Colorado   If you turned off Highway 14 going east out of Fort Collins, at Cactus Hill Observatory Grade School District… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About spring grabbing me

OH MY! Spring has grabbed me by the thumbs! It does not help to get nursery catalogues and flower books in the mail! I have… Continue reading

Proper ‘seasoning’

As readers of this column already know, I’ve uncovered some real finds over the years at yard sales, thrift stores and flea markets. At a… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About living on the farm

Northern Colorado 1937 To 1955 As I said before - I owe my interest in cooking and sewing to my Mom. And my interest in… Continue reading

For Vegans (and others) Some More Quick-Fix Dishes

Fans of 2011’s “Quick-Fix Vegan: Healthy, Homestyle Meals in 30 Minutes or Less,” by best-selling author/chef Robin Robertson, will be delighted to know that Robertson’s… Continue reading

Shortbread for St. Patrick’s Day

If you’re looking for a dessert to serve on St. Patrick’s Day, a day that honors the patron saint of Ireland who was born in… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About reminiscing… Grandma Cogswell, quilting, cooking, and candy making

Growing up on a farm Northern colorado 1937-1955 I owe my interest in cooking and sewing clothes to my Mom. I owe my interest in… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About remodeling the old farm house

North of Fort Collins, Colo., 1947 We moved into our beautiful newly remodeled farmhouse, with two big bay windows in the living room, one in… Continue reading

If you're looking for easy meatless meals to prepare during Lent, you can't do much  better than a panful of lasagna or macaroni and cheese.

Meatless recipes for Lent

Seems like Christmas was just yesterday and here we are — at the beginning of the Lenten season and on our way to spring. For… Continue reading

If you're looking for easy meatless meals to prepare during Lent, you can't do much  better than a panful of lasagna or macaroni and cheese.

Dutch Babies, King Cake

Carnival, a festive time of the year beginning on the 12th day after Christmas (Epiphany) concludes with the celebration of Mardi Gras (French for Fat… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About remodeling the old farmhouse, a hair cut for Jimmy and chocolate cake

I so appreciate the interest in this column from all you readers. Many of the questions I get concern Mom and Dad. Here is a… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck recipes for Feb. 26, 2014

CHOCOLATE, CHOCOLATE CAKEBake this in a fluted or tube pan — quick and easy. Great potluck dessert. I usually bake this for Easter.In a large… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About water, hair cuts, perms and kitchen sinks

1940, on the farm in northern Colorado Do you know how lucky we are to have running water and never worry about it? Our farm… Continue reading

Celebrate National Almond Day with delicious recipes to enjoy all year long

In addition to February 16 being National Almond Day, it also marks the beginning of the time of the year when the trees that grow… Continue reading