One of my first kitchen memories is when I was a tot playing at my mother's feet as she cooked. She must have just swept the floor because I was able to gather a goodly collection of little stick pieces of broom. These I put into the metal lid of a jar which I had fill...

Thanksgiving was a disaster!

This year some friends invited us for the holiday to their new house in Suches, Ga., which is in the northeast part of the state, and which the geography in between makes more onerous to get to than places that look much further away on the...

I'd gotten out of the habit of writing cooking columns when a couple of simultaneous happenings sucked me back in. I'll tell you about the first one here, and the other at the end of the column.

On Feb. 13, the Chattanooga newspaper published a cooking section awful eno...

Buddha bowls are visually appealing, obnoxiously healthy and utterly delicious paths toward nutritional nirvana....

After Thanksgiving I walked into a Trenton business to find the owner, ordinarily a fit and energetic man, hobbling around with a cane. Gout, he told me.

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This spring, when I was recovering from a broken leg and had far too much time to think, I had an epiphany about home cooking.

When I cook something I make frequently, I often notice it doesn’t come out the same as it did last time. The adage I’ve developed for this phe...

     ​​To preface this recipe, I wrote a deep and profound treatise on home cooking as it relates to the fabric of reality. I worked late to finish it, in fact putting off the aforementioned home cooking until close to bedtime.

     Then I realized the r...

Recently it has fallen to my lot to hear a lot about the health benefits of a magical substance called "bone broth." It cures colds, eases joint pain, speeds recovery after injuries, helps fat people lose weight, makes your hair shine and your fingernails grow and can...

Ingle's has expanded its stock of Asian food products, proving conclusively that we live at the throbbing epicenter of the universe. Note the store-brandcoconut milk you can snap up fer cheep.

   I live at the dead center of the universe and it’s damned convenient. It’...

           

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            It’s a little early for pickle recipes, but not if you’re the Procrastination Queen of America. If you’re the PQOA, the best time to have started is 10 ye...

       The cooking section of our local daily newspaper was one of the reasons I had the nerve to launch an independent newspaper. I love to cook, I love to eat, and I had always loved reading the cooking section. But finally it got to where reading it w...

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