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Pie. Who doesn’t enjoy homemade pie? My most recent cookbook is Nancie McDermott’s Southern Pies A Gracious Plenty of Pie Recipes, From Lemon Chess to Chocolate Pecan. I’m not a pie baker, finding the whole pie crust challenge intimidating. McDermott tackles that head on by giving the home cook permission…

Got my cooking grove back, or so I was told this weekend. Put up three small batches this weekend, with four jars each of freezer mint-lime freezer pickles, pickled okra, and spiced blueberries. The Blueberries may become a substitute at Thanksgiving for cranberry sauce. Kept a little bit of the…

The first attempt at pumpkin growing resulted in vines everywhere but hardly any actual harvestable pumpkins. This was due to leaf mildew as the vines did not receive enough sun come the fall. Five or so small pumpkins were salvaged. Two didn’t fully ripen and went to the green bin…

The wave pool at WDW’s Typhoon Lagoon is a terrifically fun place. Fifteen month Bug thought the waves were exciting and quickly learned that the big boom meant something cool was about to happen. Standing about knee deep, with each surge of water, we turned and danced forward with the…

Recently I’ve read about a woman who shot her children then herself, and a woman who gave birth and left the baby in the toilet of a sports arena. These acts are just inconceivable to me. I look at my daughter and concurrently am filled with dread that something will…

“We don’t have enough you and me time,” the five year old says with mournful eyes. So many emotions flood over me with those few words, not the least of which is the memory of my own mother telling me, “You’ll miss me when I’m gone.” Said after a particularly…

Vicki Hudson

Plant, water, harvest, share, consume, begin again.

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