Category: Cooking

  • Roasted Butternut Squash Rules

    During the chilly months of fall and winter, I pretty much subsist on roasted vegetables. They’re so easy to make, and they are so delicious! Tonight I’m trying a new recipe and I can already tell it’s going to be great, so I wanted to share it right away with you. MAPLE-ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASHfrom Barefoot […]

  • Fall Cooking, How I Love Thee!

    I love cooking. I especially love cooking in the FALL, when the kitchen gets nice and toasty warm, and you can make a mug of tea and roast some vegetables or fill your kitchen (and eventually your stomach) with all kinds of melty, saucy, crispy, tasty, coze-you-up deliciousness. Though we often dine simply on salad […]

  • Grow Ideas In the Garden of Your Mind, And Bring On the Roasted Potatoes!

    In the midst of all the details that I need to nail down to finalize things for the AJC Decatur Book Festival, coming up Labor Day weekend (it’s my job to do all the programming), it’s always fun to take a nice break with old friends. For me this week, that includes Mister Rogers and […]

  • From Soup to Cookies

    Decoupage isn’t the only thing I like doing during the holidays. Though it’s pretty much fun to do ANY time of the year, making cookies at the holidays is somehow extra terrific. Maybe it’s that you finally have an excuse to have sixteen different cookies around, all at the same time. (Okay maybe not sixteen, […]

  • More About Soup

    Did I mention that one of the really terrific things about making a pot of soup for dinner (besides getting to eat crusty bread with it), is that you then have leftovers? Which make for a really easy, healthy, yummy, hassle-free lunch? This is a very important thing when you are spending your November & […]

  • An Ode to Soup

    The weather is cooling. The dark is descending earlier and earlier. People are decorating their houses with pumpkins . . . And I am making soup! Soup is, as Campbell’s says it, good food. It’s easy to make; it’s healthy and good for you; it goes excellently with crusty bread, and best of all it […]