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August Recipe of the Month-those darn zucchini!

August Recipe of the Month-those darn zucchini!

August Recipe of the Month-those darn zucchini! I am so excited to have signed up for weekly vegetables from River Road Gardens, a small organic farm very close to where I live in Montgomery. The clincher? They deliver! But then, predictably, I had way more zucchini than I anticipated, especially since summer squash is not a … Continue reading

Finlandia for National Dairy Month

Finlandia for National Dairy Month

Life is short. Eat good butter. I didn’t even know it was National Dairy Month until someone from Finlandia (the dairy company, not the vodka!) contacted me asking if I’d be interested in some complimentary butter and cheese to try out. (As my father used to joke, “Is the Pope Catholic?) I do know how lucky I am … Continue reading

From “Cooking to Share” to “Cooking With Loula”

From “Cooking to Share” to “Cooking With Loula”

I’m patting myself on the back for recognizing early on that Athens native  Alexandra Stratou’s Kickstarter campaign title, Cooking To Share, was a winner. That original self-published edition (she raised almost $40,000!) is worth almost double now, and I treasure my copy, which has some unusual graphic and binding touches. But now, just as I’d … Continue reading

Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

My brother Mark’s birthday is next week. It’s not a major one, but I thought this would be a good time to showcase some of the great meals he cooks at home. He goes to work very early in the morning, and will sometimes shoot me an email with a photo of the previous night’s … Continue reading