From Our Home to Yours


A Fabulous Fig Salad!

Dear Friends, A few days ago good friend, LeeAnne gave me fresh figs!  Oh my … Divine! Her gift reminded me of a salad I shared with you two years ago and deserves repeating. The recipe comes from good friend Donna Lawhon and always wows my guests! Donna and I served it one night at a dinner party for…

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Delish Summer Salads

    Dear Friends, Remember when Julia Roberts in the Runaway Bride didn’t know what kind of eggs she liked? Stay with me … this is how I felt about three bean salad. I knew I liked it, but also something about it I didn’t like. I finally figured out I liked the concept, but not the ingredients….

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EE Speaks! Fall

Dear Friends, And once again … all of sudden … fall is knocking at my door! Yes, you heard me … fall! In the last two weeks, I’ve received several requests to speak this fall. Groups are gathering again and Ms. EE is thrilled to hear from you! Speaking is one of the things I…

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    Dear Friends, Excuse me … how did it get to be July?!!! Honestly, it was January just yesterday. It seems everyone is talking about how 2021 is flying by at warp speed!  So, here we are … getting ready for July 4th! This year we will have the fewest number of people we’ve ever…

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Making Muffins … effortlessly!

    Dear Friends, Just in time for fresh blueberries, my favorite Blueberry Muffin recipe, and video with a quick tip from our sweet friend Forest Richardson for making muffins! The recipe from good friend Hester Hodde is easy enough to whip up and bake while you prepare the rest of your breakfast. These are a staple…

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Delish Summer Spreads! (2021)

  DEAR FRIENDS! Just in time for summer fun, I’m giving you another repeat from two summers ago … Three Cheese Pimento Cheese and Cucumber Spread! I make double batches of both — they go fast and I also love to keep a little extra for hostess gifts. The Cucumber Spread should not be confused with the Cucumber Dip, which…

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Memorial Day with Baby Back Ribs Everyone Will LOVE!

  DEAR FRIENDS, Take two! Sending a video and recipe I shared last year so you can be the hero this Memorial Day and all summer long with Roasted Baby Back Ribs! They are super easy and are jaw-dropping delicious! The best thing is that you can prep everything in advance, put them in the…

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Happy Anniversary to my “Honey Do!”

Dear Friends, 31 years ago today we said, “I do!” “Will you entertain happily together?” was not one of our vows! Gratefully, we do entertain happily together. Like a lot of things in marriage, we had to figure a few things out. I find not everyone has worked this out as well as they’d like, which…

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