Home Plate July 2011

It’s mid-afternoon on a Monday, and I am making breakfast. I know it sounds like I’m having a lazy day, but I’m not. I’m making breakfast for the next two weeks. Both of my kids love breakfast f... more

Jul 26, 2011 2:43 PM Home


Photograph by Bennett Pruitt

What can be more American in the summer than a perfectly grilled juicy hamburger? How can one deny the sizzling sounds of patties on hot grill exuding the tantalizing aromas weaving through the bac... more

Jul 19, 2011 2:41 PM Home

To me, there’s nothing quite like a good, strong cup of coffee—it's one of my pleasures in life. My coffee maker doesn’t quite understand how I like my coffee. It automatically grinds, swings over,... more

Jul 12, 2011 12:04 PM Home


Photograph by Bennett Pruitt

What is it about summer that makes us want to eat fresher, lighter meals? I don’t think we can help ourselves when we are surrounded by plentiful home grown fresh produce. One of my favorite sum... more

Jul 5, 2011 3:15 PM Home