I have developed a puzzling disorder which is threatening my ability to drive an automobile on an interstate – especially a highway I’m unfamiliar with. It all came to a head yesterday when I was asked to drive a friend’s vehicle from Louisiana while he followed in his new truck. What should have been a four and a half hour drive took us six and a half hours.
Everyone knows I’m always looking for shortcuts when it comes to most things – especially time spent in the kitchen.
I ran across some ridiculously simple recipes which I’m adding to my tailgate repertoire for this fall. They only require two or three ingredients and your friends will think you’ve been baking all day! That’s a win/win situation in my book.
I was strolling around my community farmers market on Saturday, feasting my eyes on the beautiful produce, lovely loaves of artisanal breads and bobbing my head to the tunes of a bluegrass band. I’d intended to pick up some nice juicy tomatoes, maybe a just-picked head of lettuce and some artisanal sourdough bread to build the perfect BLT for lunch.
First of all, we NEVER use the term “old” but I can’t think of any other way to describe my best buddies. We’ve been playing together since we were in the sandbox. In honor of Carole Higgins who lost her mother this week we held a potluck over in the Point where we grew up together. Continue reading
One of our major projects over the past year at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum has been the completion of the pavilion and “green roof” which is receiving wide acclaim from preservationist and “green” groups across the region. The project demonstrates what can be accomplished when the community and university work together for a common goal