Baked Beans
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  I’ll fess up right at the start and say that I was never very close to my grandfather on my mother’s side.  He was an imposing, stocky, bulldog of a man with a gruff demeanor and intractable opinions.  That’s not … Continue reading

Garden 2012 – Week Fourteen
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Hellooooo!  So much excitement to share this week, folks!  For starters, would you look at these! So many tomatoes are turning red now.  We picked the two ripest and tasted them.  Gods, they were lovely and sweet (as their name … Continue reading

Because you can, can, can!
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I’m not sure where my mother got it, nor exactly when it entered our lives; I only know that periodically throughout my childhood, she would lug the grey, metal behemoth of a pressure cooker from its usual home in the … Continue reading