A Great Get-Away: Portland

Much as I like to think I'm an organized person, inevitably there are trips when I realize too late something that I failed to pack. Usually remedying the problem just takes a trip to the drug store for some toothpaste, or relying on the room's alarm clock rather than my favorite [...]

2010-12-06T09:28:05+00:00December 6th, 2010|Northwest Character, Regional Treats, Travel|

A Taste of South Carolina

Endless acres of Spanish moss hanging from trees; this at the Middleton Place plantation. For a couple of months there, mid May couldn't arrive soon enough. I'm truly thankful that this year's been such a full and busy one work-wise, but the load was almost too much, lots [...]

2016-05-06T23:33:50+00:00June 3rd, 2010|Food and Drink, Regional Treats, Travel|

Extra Toasty Cornbread

This morning's breakfast was a particularly good eye-opener, a nice change of pace from my standard fare (english muffin with peanut butter, yogurt with Grape Nuts, bowl of cereal). Today, I slipped a piece of cornbread from the pan in which I'd baked it yesterday. I cut the piece in [...]

2016-05-06T22:53:34+00:00January 12th, 2010|Cookbooks, Cooking at Home, Regional Treats|