A Thanksgiving Eve Encounter With Dave’s Mom


One of the best holiday traditions on television has been the wildly popular “Guess Mom’s Pies” segment on the Late Show with David Letterman.  The bit simply involved Letterman trying to guess what pies his mother Dorothy cooked for Thanksgiving dinner.  Dorothy was filmed from her kitchen in Indiana or she phoned into the show with the … Continue reading

The Holiday Advent (As In Advent-ure) Posts: Day 9 – Trios, The Best Christmas Cookie Ever


Every holiday season I struggle over which Christmas cookies to make. My grandmother had a petit four stand filled with dozens of varieties of cookies sitting out on her countertop throughout the holiday season.  I can’t imagine how long it must have taken her to bake all those cookies.  She obviously didn’t have Ruffmary Clooney counter surfing and eating … Continue reading

The Holiday Advent (As In Advent-ure) Posts: Day 3 – A Thanksgiving Eve Encounter With Dave’s Mom


One of the best holiday traditions on television has been the wildly popular “Guess Mom’s Pies” segment on the Late Show with David Letterman.  The bit simply involved Letterman trying to guess what pies his mother Dorothy cooked for Thanksgiving dinner.  Dorothy was filmed from her kitchen in Indiana or phoned into the show with the names of … Continue reading

Crock-Pot Luck


Crockery Cookery author, the late Mable Hoffman, must be rolling over in her heavenly slow-cooker.  If you have a Facebook account, chances are pretty good you noticed a majority of your friends liking a page titled, Crock Pot Girls over the last few days.  You may have even pressed the Like button because you have an interest in crock-pot … Continue reading