Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dorothy’s Cottage Cheese Salad

We were first served this salad in Richmond, Virginia by Dorothy McLeod, the mother of my best friend when I was a student at the University of Virginia.  Alan calls it mock potato salad, but Jerri and I always refer … Continue reading

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The bean Pot

Some people treasure a piece of furniture passed down to them by their mothers or grandmothers, a cradle or a rocking chair perhaps that they remember being lulled to sleep in when they were little.  Others display a painting or … Continue reading

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From Ireland: Myrtle Allen’s Brown Bread

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, and one old man’s fancy turns to thoughts of bread.  Not Irish soda bread but a wonderful moist yeast bread from Ireland that you don’t knead. The recipe below is a slight variation of … Continue reading

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