Bigmama’s Blessing

Bigmama’s Blessing

Blog Bigmama’s Blessing Many moons ago, I spoke about how my grandmother was the one who inspired me to cook.  She wore many hats before retiring from a tire plant and as a beautician.  When she was a little younger than the age I am now, she was the head cook...
A Spattering of Soup

A Spattering of Soup

Toni’s Corner A Spattering of Soup I lost a game of Russian Roulette with a tooth a couple of weeks ago.  Deep down I knew it would crack under pressure due to lingering sensitivity, but I kept on chomping around fearlessly on steaks and chicken wings, daring it...
Soul Comfort

Soul Comfort

Toni’s Corner Soul Comfort Last night I was reminded about the difference between Soul food and Comfort food.  In many African-American households, they are one in the same, but in my childhood; they meant totally different things.  Sunday dinners at my...
Coffee Brief

Coffee Brief

Toni’s Corner Coffee Brief Soooooooo….it seems we are still in a global pandemic.  I thought we would be back to cooking at EMM regularly by now, but the universe has other plans.  It seems I’ve gotten into a routine of being isolated outside of work and I’ve...
Quarantine and Cook

Quarantine and Cook

Toni’s Corner Quarantine and Cook It’s been quite a while since I updated Toni’s Corner. Right before the world turned upside down I’d written about a snow day filled with boredom and a very badly made chocolate cake. That snow day somehow morphed into a very...
Snow Day Shenanigans

Snow Day Shenanigans

Toni’s Corner Snow Day Shenanigans Recently I was blessed with a Snow Day, I was over it by 12pm. The anticipation of the moment was greater than the plans I actually made for the day.  I woke up at 6am, already notified of the impending day off.  I simply...
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