Sidna Brower Mitchell

A Sweet and Chilly Tradition: Snow Ice Cream

Growing up down South, I never cared for cold weather and the older I get, the more I hate winter. My bones ache and...

Sidna Brower Mitchell Blog: Memories and Radish Top Soup

When Stillman Rockefeller could no longer go into New York City on a regular basis, I sometimes went to his estate in Greenwich, Conn.,...

Reflections On Being The Editor Of The DM In 1962

By Sidna Brower Mitchell The integration of the University of Mississippi by James Meredith in the fall of 1962 was a life-changing event for me....

Sidna Brower Mitchell Blog: Trent’s Oysters

I was sorry to learn that former United States Senator Trent Lott suffered a ruptured appendix, which can be life-threatening, and wish him a...

Blog: Kale Is the New Rage

The new rage in food these days seems to be kale.  Not good ole kale cooked with chopped onions and bacon grease, sometimes alone,...

Blog: Twinkie Makes Triumphant Return

By Sidna Brower Mitchell, HT.com blogger The Twinkie is back! Hallelujah! Now I no longer have to ration those Twinkies that I had been saving in...

Mitchell Casserole for a Busy Week

By Sidna Brower Mitchell, HT.com blogger What a busy week we had with no time to recover from a three-day visit from energetic six-year-old Maggie. I...

Sidna’s Stress-Relieving Lemon Cookies

The week was an emotional and stressful one. First a Friday trip to Ken's daughter and son-in-law in Dutchess to see his two Army...

Baking Baby Ruth Cookies

Last year, as I got out my Christmas decorations and pulled out my little "cooking tree," I realized that I had not put away...

Snowballs for Cousin Ellen

Sidna Brower Mitchell, a Memphis native, was graduated from Ole Miss in 1963 when she was named to the Hall of Fame. As editor...