Laurie Triplette

On Cooking Southern: Seattle Fare Adapts Well To Southern Flair

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Big Fish in a Little Pond: Preference for residing in an environment that promotes continued growth ... earliest known printed reference...

On Cooking Southern: Chocolate, Caramel, Apples And Bacon Signal Spectacular Tailgate Time

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Suck it up and go (keep on going): What Rebel Bears need to do in the wake of being Rolled. This...

On Cooking Southern: Modern He-Men and Strong Women Can Can… And Should

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Holler: NOUN: A place that’s an indentation in the landscape; VERB: To call loudly. As in, Mama used to holler at...

On Cooking Southern: There’s Still Time to Eat Light – Dress Up Market Fare...

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Fat and happy as a tick on a lazy dog: A state of being whereby one happily rolls along with no...
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On Cooking Southern: Fill the Freezer Now – July Is National Blueberry Month

SOUTHERNISM OF THE MONTH Glow: What Southern Belles do instead of sweating, as they gently blot their faces with lace-edged hankies and languidly move their...
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On Cooking Southern: Quick and Easy Road-Trip Foods Enhance the Travel Experience

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Down in the dirt: Someone is willing to roll up their sleeves and participate at an elemental level, getting dirty and...
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One Patriot’s Thoughts About Recent and Coming Events

A few weeks ago I made a two-day bus journey to the annual Continental Congress of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution...
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On Cooking Southern: The Days of Wine and Noses Are Here to Stay

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK High Falutin’: A situation, attitude, or circumstance in which one party is putting on airs, acting high and mighty and...
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On Cooking Southern: Memorial Day Marks the Start of Summertime Feasting

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Bite the bullet: Dating back to primitive medical conditions during the Civil War, the expression means to toughen up and endure...
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On Cooking Southern: Experience a Virtual Vacation with Pineapple Dishes

SOUTHERNISM OF THE WEEK Come on over any time; the kettle’s always on: Interchangeable with "the coffee pot’s always on, and the welcome mat’s out”...