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Bless Your Spoon: Cakes, cobblers, grunts and buckles

By Stephanie Williams Dean When the spirit wakes you to words of crisp, crumble, cobble, grunt, slump and ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Warm up to roasted meats and potatoes

By Stephanie Williams Dean There’s no better way to get warm on a chilly night than sitting down ...

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Bless Your Spoon: The year for healthy eating

By Stephanie Williams Dean Isn’t it wonderful to know we have options and new choices anytime we take ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Delicious food promised — from different lands

By Stephanie Williams Dean Following a brief taste of frigid temperatures, I came down with a case of ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Keeping spirits bright while overcoming the holidays

By Stephanie Williams Dean The holiday season is not over yet, so stay on course. Let the celebrations ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Candied confections and custards

By Stephanie Williams Dean Have you ever thought of offering Santa a little candied cake with custard instead ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Soup, salads, and sides of a busy holy season

By Stephanie Williams Dean The Advent season is upon us, which means less than a month to prepare ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Heat up those leftovers

By Stephanie Williams Dean After recovering from a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, I crave a sandwich piled high with ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Family traditions – a Thanksgiving menu

By Stephanie Williams Dean Recently I returned home to Nashville to attend my second cousin Wesley’s wedding. My ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Make a homemade pie

By Stephanie Williams Dean If you’re not a baker but want to make a homemade pie this Thanksgiving, ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Birthdays at The Dynasty

By Stephanie Williams Dean Growing up, when my birthday rolled around in early November, Mamma would ask where ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Halloween dressing as something you’re not

By Stephanie Williams Dean In grade school, taking a break from class wasn’t called recess but play period. ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Time for fall foods

By Stephanie Williams Dean Fall is a good time to cozy up with friends. The season’s a good ...

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Bless Your Spoon: The fairest of them all

By Stephanie Williams Dean Something about fall makes me feel nostalgic — it’s my favorite season. Part of ...

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Bless Your Spoon: So much glory and good food in such little time

By Stephanie Williams Dean The drive to West Virginia was like a tantalizing snack before carving into the ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Mennonite apple butter boiling

By Stephanie Williams Dean Have car, will travel. Recently, I navigated hairpin curves down into a mountain valley ...

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Bless Your Spoon — Growing muscadines: A man for all seasons

By Stephanie Williams Dean Robert Bolt’s title for a play, “A Man for All Seasons,” was borrowed from ...

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Bless Your Spoon: A full measure of food and history

By Stephanie Williams Dean Food references are juicy ingredients in any story, and I’m hooked. But when a ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Wildacres Retreat a gift for all senses

By Stephanie Williams Dean Driving from Marion up to Little Switzerland, I was witness to some of the ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Return to school stirs food memories

By Stephanie Williams Dean Recently, a friend and Davie County native shared a few food memories from his ...

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Bless Your Spoon: The last of the tomatoes

Summertime means red, ripe tomatoes, and today's fresh tomato recipes are the perfect way to take advantage of the bountiful crop.

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Bless Your Spoon: Beat the heat by chilling out

By Stephanie Williams Dean Beat the summer heat by chilling out with one of these frosty, crowd-pleasing treats. ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Friendship is maintained eating catfish

By Stephanie Williams Dean I’m a bonafide catfish lover. About once a month, my family members would meet ...

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Bless Your Spoon: Hotel to the stars and 5-star dining

By Stephanie Williams Dean Back in the ’70s, I had stars in my eyes when working at the ...

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Bless Your Spoon: The Edwards retirement party

By Stephanie Williams Dean The Edwards – I envision a portrait of humanitarianism when thinking of Beth and ...

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Bless Your Spoon — What’s in a name — the renaming of recipes

By Stephanie Williams Dean There are a few rules for naming recipes. A book published in 1920, “The ...

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Bless Your Spoon — A little paint and salad — the blues and greens in life

By Stephanie Williams Dean My favorite thing to paint is food, go figure. But it was creation, colorful ...

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