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Boo-Yah Baked Potato Salad 5 slices bacon 2 large baking potatoes Juice of 1/2 lemon 3 green onions, sliced thinly on the bias 3/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon … more
So, there’s this rule. If you give me food, and my dog likes you, I bake for you. It’s not up to me — it’s just the rule. One evening last summer, I was walking my dog in the … more
This week’s recipe is most definitely peasant food. The ingredients are cheap, but require time to coax out the very best of each one. It’s garlic soup, and a bowl of this feels like a fragrant hug from that Italian grandmother you never had. more
I can’t think of a manner in which to warn a child away from something that’s both so counterproductive and alluring. I was 10. We were living in Puerto Rico, and attending a Christmas party. … more
Welcome, Gentle Reader, to my family’s most treasured holiday tradition. Although your participation will be by way of proxy, I am still very pleased you will be joining us. It is time for our … more
This time of year, stuff falls through the cracks. Heck, sometimes I feel like I’m spending the holidays deep inside one of those cracks. You can reduce the chance of holiday-themed memory … more
In case anybody ever wondered, The Kid is absolutely my child.Before purple hair, multiple ear piercings, and nerdy glasses (The Kid’s) and drooping skin, wrinkles, and gray roots (mine), we … more
When The Kid went to college in Vermont, the experience turned my child into a 70-year-old British man. Let me explain. I lived in Michigan as a toddler, but have no memory of it. Petey’s … more
Pizza, paper clips, Mason jars, and a ’57 Fender Stratocaster (a guitar): these all come up when you ask Mr. Google to name the most versatile item ever made. Yeah…well, no. With all due respect, Mr. Google is wrong with a capital Wrong. The actual most versatile thing is a food. more
Working retail is really, really, hard. And not only that, it’s hard. Did I mention it’s hard? When I was in my 20s, I spent five years in the retail trenches. It aged my body at least 15 … more
The Kid has always been a very adventurous eater. In the 1st grade, students were asked to bring in their favorite food to share with the class. The next day the table was laden with hot dogs, … more
In 1986, Petey and I moved to the Heart of Carolina. Over the next couple of years, we made a home, made friends, and made ourselves familiar with the area. And these two nomadic children of … more
Greetings, Chatham County. My name is Debbie Matthews, and I am delighted to be writing this new weekly column for the Chatham News + Record about food, cooking, and all the culinary etcetera that … more
Elon – Lillian “Tootie” Kirby Johnson, 89, went home to be with the Lord on June 25, 2019 at her daughter, Patty’s home surrounded by her family. She was born in Wythe County, VA on … more