FOOD FOR THOUGHT—Bountiful Berries

FOOD FOR THOUGHT—Bountiful Berries

BY LYDIA BOLEN   Bountiful Berries   The month of June means the beginning of summer. That tells me it is “berry time.”   Blackberries and blueberries are a staple in our house during these warm months. We enjoy bountiful delicious berries prepared in...
FOOD FOR THOUGHT—The Lighter Side

FOOD FOR THOUGHT—The Lighter Side

By Lydia Bolen January 2016 has arrived! Each year at this time I begin making my New Year’s resolutions. My top priority is always cutting daily calories. I love to cook, so I scour the blogs and cookbooks searching for recipes that use lighter ingredients—since not...
FOOD FOR THOUGHT—Christmas Planning

FOOD FOR THOUGHT—Christmas Planning

It is never too early to start planning for holiday meals and Christmas lunch or dinner. Plan simple traditional menus that will please your guests. I like to prepare early in the month of December and freeze my dishes ahead of time. My grandmother’s Cold-Oven Pound...