Laurie Triplette

On Cooking Southern: Ready For A Menu Change? Standing Rib Roast Is Always Prime

*This story originally ran January 31, 2017. SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Stiff-necked: A person who’s stubborn and unyielding in a belief or action, who’s just about...

On Cooking Southern: A Groggy Night Inspires End-Of-Summer Cocktails

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tom and Jerry: A grog of powdered sugar, beaten egg yolks and whites, whiskey and hot milk, seasoned with nutmeg. Dates...

On Cooking Southern: Beat Summertime Heat With Stick Food

*This story originally ran on HottyToddy.com June 30, 2017. SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK To love on: The action of being lovey-dovey with another person, including physical...

On Cooking Southern: Can It Be Christmas without the Candied Cherries?

SOUHERNISM OF THE WEEK Smart Cookie: A person whose intelligence is notably outstanding. Never to be mistaken for someone who has behaved stupidly and is...

On Cooking Southern: It’s That Happy-in-Your-Cups Time of Year

                    Editor's note: This article first ran on HottyToddy.com in December 2014. Southernism of the Week: Been in the ignorant oil (OR looks like he was sent...

On Cooking Southern: Let’s Celebrate Our Foreign Food Roots

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Sweet as pie: A descriptive term referring to a person with a pleasant nature. A high compliment when conferred by a...

On Cooking Southern: A Groggy Night Inspires End-Of-Summer Cocktails

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Tom and Jerry: A grog of powdered sugar, beaten egg yolks and whites, whiskey and hot milk, seasoned with nutmeg. Dates...

On Cooking Southern: Beat Summertime Heat With Stick Food

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK To love on: The action of being lovey-dovey with another person, including physical petting, hugging, kissing and making generally mushy-sounding small...

On Cooking Southern: Spring Teatime Offers Treats Even A Manly Man Will Like

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK I’m losing my religion: Some extreme situation or person has provoked the speaker almost to the point of no return, beyond...

Yac’s 2017 Miss-I-Sippin’ Beerfest Was Hoppin’ With Fun

By Laurie Triplette The air in Oxford was heady with hops last weekend when the Yoknapatawpha Arts Council hosted its ninth annual Miss-i-sippin’...