Tag Archives: Cross Creek Cookery

Did you hear the one about the Jello-O ?

In a lively and unapologetically Southern talk at the Magnolias and White Linen gala luncheon,  James Farmer III said so many memorable one-liners that I pulled out my pocket notebook and started writing. He was talking my language. Family stories. … Continue reading

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Cooking Bear Gumbo? No, not even for a 75th Anniversary

We live at the junction of two lonely streets, directly across from a densely wooded wetland.  At night, with no moon, it’s pitch dark except for the golden glow from two mist-shrouded street lamps casting eerie shadows. The other evening, … Continue reading

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