One December day, many years ago, a package arrived at my childhood home. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What are your favorite Christmas cookies, pies and holiday desserts? Any fans of mincemeat pie or fruitcakes?
I married a man whose mother was a legendary cook, at least in the mind of the man I married. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What is your must-have, go-to Thanksgiving dish?
When I moved to Galveston almost 20 years ago, I was struck by how prolific porches were on the island. [Read more…]
In the spirit of Halloween, we asked on Facebook: Have you ever encountered a ghost, goblin, poltergeist or other supernatural force?
It’s one of those early childhood memories, as ephemeral as a sweet dream you want to remember, but changes shape, loses form like low clouds on a summer day. [Read more…]
We asked on Facebook: What’s the best post-hurricane food you’ve ever had?
On a beautiful Fourth of July evening, my husband, my two teenage nieces and I walked along Galveston’s seawall to find a good spot to watch the city’s spectacular fireworks show. [Read more…]