Giving thanks for turkey day leftovers

Giving thanks for turkey day leftovers

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Truth be told, I like all holidays. Seeing as I love to eat, however, and that’s the primary activi...

November 26th, 2015 updated: November 26th, 2015. |  


What’s for dinner, or is it supper?

What’s for dinner, or is it supper?

Last week we talked about a special regional dish and event, chicken stew. This week, I’ve been pondering the regional differences in what we ca...

November 19th, 2015 |  


Chicken stews: A Yadkin County tradition

Chicken stews: A Yadkin County tradition

When you grow up eating a certain dish, you may not realize that it’s not something known all over. It may, in fact, be a regional dish specific...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Happy chili season

Happy chili season

I may have mentioned that I love soup. A friend reminded me this week that in addition to being soup season, it’s also chili season. I personall...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Kitsey’s Kitchen: Wedding thank yous are a must

Kitsey’s Kitchen: Wedding thank yous are a must

I have a bit of a confession to make in the wake of all the wedding excitement, and hopefully my confession will serve as some helpful advice for othe...

October 22nd, 2015 |  


Kitsey’s Kitchen: Cuban-inspired dishes from Key West

Kitsey’s Kitchen: Cuban-inspired dishes from Key West

A month ago my husband and I were enjoying our honeymoon in Key West. Though we are settling in to married life now, I think both of us are still pini...

October 15th, 2015 |  


Print out those treasured memories

Print out those treasured memories

Why bother to make prints of your photographs? Perhaps your great-grandchildren may want to know what you looked like. The two photographs here were m...

October 8th, 2015 |  


Fall is here, break out the pumpkins

Fall is here, break out the pumpkins

Fall is finally here and to be honest, I have mixed emotions about this. My recent honeymoon in Key West has left me longing for warm days, floating i...

October 1st, 2015 |  


The world’s your oyster when you’re a newlywed

The world’s your oyster when you’re a newlywed

It hardly seems like it can be true, but I will soon be celebrating my one-month wedding anniversary. Is that even a thing? Should we do something spe...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Launching a new project, encouraging the next generation

Launching a new project, encouraging the next generation

For many years while still a staff reporter, my main beat was covering area schools and board of education from prekindergarten programs up through co...

September 23rd, 2015 |