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The Bacon Decade

I’m lucky enough to have my brother and sister in law live in the same city. I will admit, as the much, much, younger sister, I’m a pain!. My brother…

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Rockin’ the Suburbs

It is official and I have the keys to prove it! Hal’s Kitchen has a home in Sandy Springs at 206B Johnson Ferry Road. We’ve met a few of the…

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Comfort Food

I’m really bad about reading emails. It makes people crazy. That doesn’t mean they sit in my inbox unopened. I open them, and if they are longer than a few…

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The Poor Old Dog

Tonight I read a fable about the poor, old dog who finds a gold ring and thinks it is magical. He rubs the ring and makes a wish for warm…

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The Pressure Cooker

My creativity has ADD. It cannot focus on small details. It thinks very big. Paint your own pottery makes me break out in a cold sweat. I feel a lot…

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The Future of Cooking

I began my metamorphosis a few years ago when I began to let Vogue magazine stay in its plastic mail covering until I had devoured Food and Wine, Fine Cooking,…

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I Put My Foot in It

My grandfather was from Selma, Alabama and his strong, southern accent was quite the curiosity in the shielded north where I grew up. He had his own brand of colloquialisms…

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What to Do With Extra Beer

I have an abundance of beer in the fridge. I don’t drink beer; hence the abundance. However; I have friends who drink beer; just not this beer. They drink imports,…

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