The cold weather is finally upon us. Only weeks ago, you couldn’t convince me to turn on the oven or stand over a steaming stockpot of soup for any reason. Today, all I want to do is bake, roast and make stew.
Tailgating season means football, friends, and good food.
Are you looking to bring something different this year? I have a few tips to get you started and the rest is left to your imagination.
A lot of people struggle with how to keep the food warm in the colder temperatures. The slow cooker will keep most things warm for a couple of hours even after you unplug it. But, what about the other stuff? Try lining a cardboard box with foil, grab some old towels or blankets and make your own hot box. Cardboard is an excellent insulator and the towels trap the heat in.
Someone forgot to tell Mother Nature that fall has started. I was standing outside Saturday, it was 90 degrees in the shade. It was a competition day for the Anderson County Marching Band. As a band Mom, I naturally volunteered to be a “chow” Mom. I really don’t do any of the cooking, they have that well under control.
Tomorrow is the first day of fall. Hard to believe. It’s still plenty hot out and I still have tomatoes and cucumbers in my garden. I want to go to the orchard in Versailles but I can’t get in the mood.