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5 Tips Last Minute Tips & Recipes for Holiday Cooks

27 Nov

For 21st century meal mavens juggling a full plate of activities—jobs and multigenerational family tasks, the countdown to Thanksgiving is swift and can lead to menu mayhem.  No worries, take a deep breath and use the following guidelines to help avoid holiday cooking drama. 1. Turkey Still Frozen?  “Yes, they do take longer than folks think […]

Not Sugar Plums, Just Pound Cake

19 Dec

 Learning to talk I couldn't say grandmother, so I edited it to Gonga.

by Charla L. Draper ‘Tis the season, and growing up it was more about the aroma from the kitchen than the twinkling lights.  Our house always smelled of scratch baking and during the holidays it was intense. My grandmother, Gonga could really cook and she baked —spicy gingerbread, fluffy yeast rolls, and her legendary buttery, […]