Eggs, Anyone?

Ah, Eggs a la Goldenrod. Mom served this to us every Sunday at lunch. Well, maybe not every Sunday. But it sure felt like it. I hated Eggs a la Goldenrod. Then. Now, I crave it. Go figure. Turns out, this dish has been around for a long, long time. I knew it had been … Read more

Beware the Crazy Quilt

Ever heard of a crazy quilt? Crazy quilts were all the rage for young women in the late 1800’s. But they were quite controversial. Because—gasp—they were not at all practical. In fact, crazy quilts featured sumptuous materials like silk, satin and velvet. Not exactly affordable stuff, much less easy to care for. That’s enough, right … Read more