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Scarborough Fair Cranberry Sauce

Taking a cue from the old English folk song popularized by Simon & Garfunkel, this savory sauce can be used as a glaze for your turkey, mixed with butter for the turkey, or just served as an alternative to the sweet stuff. The Parsley isn't really needed, doesn't...

Thoughts on Shoes at Christmas

I address this note to those of you who find "The Christmas Shoes" too depressing. If you are just tired of hearing it because it's overplayed, I understand that, but to paraphrase Alton Brown, that's another note. I can understand why you may feel the song is...

Then Sings My Soul…

https://youtu.be/tXQpDDcrN-w I miss good old Southern Thunderstorms. They can be violent, dangerous and a bit frightening, but there’s beauty in the untamed, wild storm. I know I’m not the only one. There’s something soothing and spiritual about sitting on the porch,...

Remembering Rich: Sing Your Praise

From the Rising of the Sun, to the place where it sets.The name of the Lord is to be praisedThe Lord is exalted over all the nations His Glory above the HeavensWho is like the Lord, our God The One who sits enthroned on HighHe who stoops to look down upon, down upon...