Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

While the words are contained in one of those “unforgettable” Christmas tunes by…
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The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer

I am willing to debate on many topics. Should you put up a…
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A Sage Choice

“Sage properly prepared will retard that rapid progress of decay that treads upon…
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Savory Suggestions: Spiced Bourbon Pecan Pie

Just imagine — a cool, winter cloudless and starry night, an open fire,…
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Grateful for Gourds

The cold winds that bite during the chilly months of January and February…
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A Timeline for Entertaining

Deciding to throw a party is always fun, but when it comes to…
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About Thyme

“I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows.” — William Shakespeare, A…
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Not Just a Side

Traditional family recipes are hard to beat when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner.…
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The Oil of Conversation

There is something wonderful about gathering a group of friends to taste whiskey.…
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Going Nuts

Three or four generations back, a goodly portion of the population in South…
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The New Ice Age

Imagine being at a small gathering and, when your hostess hands you a beverage,…
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Ode to Oregano

Oregano is a shrub-like herb that grows upright or in a creeping manner,…
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