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Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hatched…It’s Not an Egg By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, it’s finally happened. You know that green chilies have becomes a really big thing when Southern Living, the Bible for all true GRITS (Girls Raised In The South) does a six page full color spread in their magazine with accompanying recipes. I on the other hand… Continue reading Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

"Green Chilies", "New Mexico", Bread, Cooking, food, recipes

New Mexico Spoon Bread

New Mexico Spoon Bread From Southern Living September 2007 – Recipe courtesy of The Chile Pepper Institute at New Mexico State University 1 (14.75 oz.) can cream style corn 2 cups milk 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 cup yellow cornmeal 3 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking… Continue reading New Mexico Spoon Bread

"Miss Teen South Carolina", grits, Humor, Southerners

Starvation, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Starvation By Beverly Hicks Burch After watching on the news for the 1, 789, 377th time a tidbit about Americans getting fatter and proudly pointing out Southerners are the most rotund of all Americans, the broadcast then followed up with a video clip for the one billionth time of perky, blond, very thin Miss Teen… Continue reading Starvation, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Baseball, Kids, Kindness, Little League World Series, Michael Vick, Sports, USA

From Joy to Mercy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

From Joy to Mercy By Beverly Hicks Burch It was the bottom of the eighth inning in South Williamsport, PA. Twelve year old Dalton Carriker stepped up to bat for his Warner Robins, GA Little League team. His team was in a tie with a lineup from Tokyo, Japan in the Little League World Series.… Continue reading From Joy to Mercy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Little Green Box By Beverly Hicks Burch There are two months that can be particularly hard for me…June and August…and not for the reasons you might think. Although I am a true Southern belle, I hate heat and summer. Mild, temperate summers are something I am envious of say…Alaska! My idea of fun is… Continue reading The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Cooking, Desserts, food, recipes

Aunt Korinne’s Fudge Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Aunt Korinne’s Fudge Pie By Beverly Hicks Burch 1 cup sugar ½ cup self rising flour 2 heaping tablespoons cocoa Pinch of salt 1 stick butter (1/2 cup) 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ cup chopped nuts 2 eggs Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix dry ingredients together and… Continue reading Aunt Korinne’s Fudge Pie, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Animal abuse, Dog fighting, In Cold Blood, Kobe Byrant, Life, Michael Vick, NAACP

Are You Surprised? by Beverly Hicks Burch

Are You Surprised? By Beverly Hicks Burch The circus continues and it has reached the point that I can no longer keep quiet. Unfortunately, this is the Michael Vick circus and not the Barnum and Bailey variety. There are no clowns in this parade as the circus marches down the main street of America as… Continue reading Are You Surprised? by Beverly Hicks Burch

Current events, News, Word of the Day

Word of the Day – Gephyrophobia, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Word of the Day – Gephyrophobia By Beverly Hicks Burch Gephyrophobia – the fear of crossing bridges. From the Greek “gephyra” meaning bridge and “phobia” meaning fear. Evidently we’re not alone. Also see: And You Wonder Why I Freak Out © 2007 Beverly Hicks Burch All Rights Reserved.

Current events, I-35W Bridge collapse, News, Politics, Tall & Handsome

And You Wonder Why I Freak Out, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“And You Wonder Why I Freak Out” By Beverly Hicks Burch Last night, about 7:00 PM I came very close to reaching critical mass with a panic attack. I had just finished watching some of my favorite Tivoed HGTV shows and when I had watched and deleted the last one, live TV flashed back up… Continue reading And You Wonder Why I Freak Out, by Beverly Hicks Burch