Category Archives: sharing

Christmas Baking for Emotional Eaters

I’m in Christmas cooking mode for the holidays in Cornie’s Kitchen for the month of December. Some of my favorite people who stop by for a visit might be drawn by some wonderful and enticing smells emanating from the door … Continue reading

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PUT THE FROZEN TURKEY IN THE ICEBOX NOW

Today is Sunday. Thursday is Thanksgiving. Yep, we’re on a marathon dash toward the great family feast. The matriarch of the family always hosts this grand dinner where I come from. When I was a child, we ate at two … Continue reading

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Go Big or Go Home

I always meet the most interesting people in my local Kroger, especially on senior discount day. My younger friends say, “Never go on senior day–there’s too many old people! You’ll never get out of there and they drive down the … Continue reading

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Monday Coffee: Florida

Most folks in the workplace function better with their caffeine of choice. In Cornie’s Kitchen, the caffeinated beverage of the morning is a blend of caffeine and decaf coffee. I prefer to ease into awareness, rather than take a rocket … Continue reading

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COFFEE IN A CRACKED CUP

Goodbye to one of my favorite coffee cups, the mermaid Starbucks cup. I’ve knocked it about often enough in my early morning stupor to cause the glaze at the handle to get a small crack at the seam. My coffee … Continue reading

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Bare Cupboards 

This is the day I help relieve hunger in our city. Our church is located downtown, so we are at the heart of our community. A heart must feel and beat for the ones who live near it, not just … Continue reading

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School of Hard Knocks

Some of us have advanced degrees from this esteemed academic institution. Frank Sinatra was known for doing things “My Way,” but for most of us, this is only the “Hard Way” or the “Worst Way.” The Better Way isn’t the … Continue reading

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