This chilly weather calls for chili. Everyone has a favorite chili. My granddaughter Meagan and her husband, Brandon, make some of the best chili I have ever eaten. No need to ask for the recipe, because they don’t use a recipe. I guess you could call their version a “pantry” chili, because …

Having grown up in the South, I could not agree with a statement I read recently that said, “apples cannot be grown in the South.” After thinking about this, I realized that perhaps the person making this statement was thinking of those “beautiful” apples you buy at the supermarket, because …

A bowl of fresh green beans is one of the most popular side dishes for any kind of meat, whether it is chicken, pork, or beef. Vegetarians will probably agree that they are also a tasty part of an all-vegetable meal. No one in our family was a true vegetarian, but many times we did not have …