Don’t wait to send those treats to your troops

If you’re thinking about getting a care package off to a loved one far from home, don’t wait too much longer. I had a relatively short wait in the mailing line with the U.S. Postal Service, but the lines are getting longer this week, and delivery projections are edging closer to the new year. Here are a few tips on APO guidelines . . . everything from what not to ship to properly addressing your packages.





Chowder for the Wolf at the Door

When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our

Apple Soup Sendoff

Farewells bring on mingled emotions. Some signal “goodbyes” and others “so longs,” with hopes to stay connected even over long distances. When the time came

Peppered Corn Meal

Preparing the perfect polenta sounds easy enough, but around my kitchen, it takes added patience to work with the grainy flour ground from white or