Southern Thanksgiving Tradition: Sweet Potato Pie

When it comes to Thanksgiving, my thoughts do not go tripping down to the pumpkin patch; instead, the sweet potato vine beckons. I gew up with my Grandma making both pies, though in truth, she preferred making the sweet potato pies. I know why. Not only do they cook up into a tastier, smoother custard, […]

Unexpected Flavors Blossom into Cookie Alchemy

I suppose one could say it is all Zak’s fault. Or rather, his was the inspiration. You see, for the past two years, at Yuletide, I set out to make one more new and interesting cookie to add to my growing list of sweets that beguile the senses with flavors that one does not expect […]

Thanksgiving, After the Fact

So–I meant to post this actually on Thanksgiving–oops. I missed the deadline! But I did read a really neat piece in the New York Times today and wanted to share it with y’all. It is one of those holiday features that is guaranteed to be heartwarming, yet this one managed to slip past my usual […]

I’m Back!

Welcome to the new, and eventually, improved Tigers & Strawberries. Yes, the pictures are kind of, well, missing right now, but we’re working on that. However, all the important content is here. Expect the pictures to reappear over the next week or so. Zak is working backwards, doing the new pictures first. I’ll post again […]

Tigers & Strawberries Notice of Impending Housecleaning

Okay folks, Zak says it is time. No, not time to sweep the floor and scrub the carpets. (Though it wouldn’t hurt if I did that, too.) No, my ‘net-competent and wizardly husband tells me that Thanksgiving is a good time to move my blog to Regular readers will recall that we tried to […]

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