During a recent visit to New York City, I took a Sunday morning walk in Harlem: east on 145th Street, then south on Convent Avenue. The swaying rhythms of gospel music drifted from the Greater Tabernacle Baptist Church on the corner of Convent and 144th. A verdant apple tree grew in the yard of a… Read more »
Growing up in the 1970s and 80s, one of my favorite dishes was tuna “curry”: a can of Chicken of the Sea tuna cooked with Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup and McCormick curry powder, served over Minute rice. While eating forkfuls of this and watching M*A*S*H, I had no idea that this “quick-n-easy” Good Housekeeping-inspired… Read more »
One hot, humid Houston afternoon, I poured myself a glass of lemonade and added bitters. The drink was sweet and tangy and refreshing. Then, I added bourbon and it was beautiful. Porch Swing Lemonade 8 oz. Mason Jar Ice 2 oz. Good Bourbon 2 oz. Good Lemonade Favorite Bitters (I used Woodford Reserve Sassafras and… Read more »
Summer on the Gulf Coast means peaches, figs, and okra.