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Barbara Crady Whitley

On the cook top across the kitchen, the slightly salted water has come to a rapid boil. I add a bit of olive oil and pour in the entire 16 ounce box of old-fashioned, plain-Jane elbow macaroni. I bring the water to a boil and cook the pasta according to package directions just slightly less […]

Cooking with Barbara: Corn and Les

By Barbara Crady Whitley

Cooking with Barbara: Corn and Les

July – heat waves shimmering from a black-top highway along a country lane, sweet aromas of honeysuckle and yellow roses, hollyhocks dripping after a summer shower! Sweat drips (yes, sweat, not perspiration!) from my husband’s brow as he lights the charcoal for the easiest holiday (and meal) of the year. No frantic preparation, no gifts […]

Cooking with Barbara: From Father to Daddy

It has been said that any male can father a child, but it takes a special man to become a daddy. In the Crady household, there was never any question as to whom my daddy was: he was the one who would swing me, as a little girl, high on his shoulder when he arrived […]