Archive | July, 2012

Current Reads IV

I tell you guys, I like a good book. Here’s hoping you do, too. The People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks This book moved me. It’s about a book–a Haggadah, or a Jewish text that sets forth the Passover Seder. This story jumps through time as going back and forth from past to present. […]

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Dietary Slumming with Tammy: Caramel Banana Pudding

Hey ya’ll. I’m Tammy. I’m a good friend of Captain Anna, the brain behind Suck It, Martha, and her life has gotten a lil’ bit busy lately, so she asked me, the most reliable and best cooking friend she has, to help her out a bit here and there. So here I am. And okay, […]

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Crunchy Fried Chicken

There’s a lot of things that tend to be conventionally Southern. Big hair. Gun racks. Mint juleps. Baptists. Crawdads. Elvis. Grits. Seersucker. Insanely big-ass pickup trucks. I could go on. I’m Southern. Born here. Raised here. Lived here my whole life. But just like I don’t generally wear Confederate flag gear and truly detest sweet […]

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Bugs Be Gone, Part 2

Bugs don’t just attack you when you’re outside. No, unfortunately bugs also like to come inside and torture you. Okay, so the torture is mostly mental, but I consider it horrible torture nonetheless. Here in the South, having roaches in the house doesn’t mean that you live in filth or that your maid had the […]

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Bugs Be Gone, Part 1

It’s summer, y’all. Summer to you may mean barbecues, swimming, giant sunglasses, and cold beers, but to me, summer means bugs. HOWEVER. There are natural ways to declare war on the bugs. 1. Drink a tablespoon or two of apple cider vinegar. Take it from someone who has watched someone do this–have alternate beverage available […]

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