Where would any of us be without our mothers? Well.. we wouldn’t exist frankly and some of us wouldn’t need to pay a therapist an hourly rate! Mother’s come in all shapes, sizes, and mindsets and have managed to shape the face of society. Continue reading
Joshua Bowles, the oldest son of Melissa Coleman and the oldest Grandchild under the Joe & Mary branch of the family, just welcomed a new edition, William Alexander. Melissa provided this dish as dinner relief for Joshua and his lovely wife Amanda with some cornbread. It’s exhausting being a new parent! Joshua’s Grandma Bowles taught Melissa how to make this dish and it’s still one of Joshua’s favorites. Continue reading
Greeted by a blanket of fresh snow this morning makes me think it’s time for my favorite comfort food, Chicken and Dumplings. I love this dish but the way I make it today is completely different from how my Mom made it growing up. Mom would boil the chicken and make the chicken stock but the dumplings are a whole other matter. It was mine and my sister, Kelley’s job to tear each canned biscuit into four pieces and Mom would drop them in the hot buttery stock. We would watch in amazement as the bits of biscuit dough would slowly puff up and fill the pot.