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Maturing Tastes

Maturing Tastes

Toni's CornerHave you ever ate something out of nostalgia and realized, “This doesn’t taste like I remember.”?  My dad is notorious for that exact phrase.  I can’t count how many times he’s mentioned, “They changed the recipe.” about something he savored as a kid. ...

Waves of Gravy

Waves of Gravy

Toni's CornerMy cooking style has changed ever since my grandmother passed last March.  At work, but especially at home…I’m more intentional.  I want to remember her in everything I cook.  I’ve started adding the bouillon cubes she would use.  I make sure my seasoned...

Onward

Onward

Toni's Corner2022 has been a year of adjustment.  I suppose every year since “The Virus” entered our lives has required resourceful thinking and creative planning.  We at EMM have been trucking through, at times crawling, to make sure no Edmond homebound senior goes...

Bigmama’s Blessing

Bigmama’s Blessing

BlogMany 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 for the Lieutenant Governor...

A Spattering of Soup

A Spattering of Soup

Toni's CornerI 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 to cave.  Welp, it did....

Soul Comfort

Soul Comfort

Toni's CornerLast 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 grandmother’s consisted of...

Haikus

Baking: Haiku

Baking: Haiku

Toni's CornerBaking Day Mêlée A Ceremonious Dance Whose Turn to Sweep Floors?

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