Category Archives: Reviews

Hike Up Berea’s Pinnacles Closes Out Spring Break

This weekend marked the final days of what was a three-week spring break for students in the Frankfort Independent School District. With questionable weather most of the break there was lots of gaming, binging on questionable television programming, staying up … Continue reading

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A Cuban Sandwich Worthy of Super Bowl Contention

For anyone hosting a Super Bowl party or who has a hungry horde at home ready to feast on tasty treats Sunday leading up to the big game – try offering this marinated Cuban sandwich on your menu as a … Continue reading

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Crawfish Pie Spices Up Monday Dinner

Anyone out there ever have an item that keeps hanging around in the refrigerator or freezer just screaming to get used up, but don’t have a great idea what to do with it? I had a single pie crust lingering … Continue reading

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Roll Tide is Heard Once Again Across the Land

The Alabama Crimson Tide came back from a 13-0 halftime deficit to defeat the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime 26-23, winning a 5th college football national championship in nine years under Coach Nick Saban. If anything is known about a Saban-coached … Continue reading

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Gumbo Ya-Ya for a Christmas Birthday

Holiday gatherings are generally neither small nor intimate affairs in my family these days. They use to be growing up. There were just the four of us in Frankfort, as our extended relations lived in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. These … Continue reading

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Egg and Sausage Casserole for New Year’s Eve

As we are now on the umpteenth day of Christmas vacation, with kids and adults endlessly home, staying up late, and famished come morning, I wanted to pass along a breakfast creation that has proved easy and satisfying. Nothing fancy … Continue reading

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Friday Night is the Right Time for Shrimp Étouffée

Baby it is cold outside. I’m ready to get in the house where it’s warm, pour a glass of wine and get my cook on. This is the perfect time of year for a hot and spicy dish. I picked … Continue reading

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