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My Grandfather, and Our Love for Julia

I spent a few hours this morning relaxing after a week full of surprises, challenges, and time spent with some of my absolute favorite women in this world.  I chose to watch Julie & Julia again, as it has been many months since I had done so.  I have to admit that I prefer the… Continue reading My Grandfather, and Our Love for Julia

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Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract

There is something about using my granddaddy’s old cast iron skillet that makes me happy.  It’s an old 10″ black skillet, shiny with its seasoning. I know he used it well; Granddaddy was an avid cook and was good at it. At the time, as a little girl, I thought some of the things he… Continue reading Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract