Easier holiday entertaining: Yes, it can be done

It just wouldn’t be the season without some sort of festive gathering of family and friends. Usually, bless their generous souls, some brave couple in my neck of the woods takes on the task of hosting a holiday party. This year, it was me who took the reins and ran with it — and very […]

View More

A Thanksgiving Feast

By the time my hip pushed open my parents’ back door just after sundown, the 14-pound turkey I’d just finished roasting sliding precariously on the rimmed cookie sheet I held in my hands, their kitchen was standing-room-only. Bob was bent over the sink, hurriedly cubing apples, pears and persimmons for a colorful fall salad of […]

View More