Davena McRae

Too Hot to Cook?

Too Hot to Cook?

By on 4 June, 2011 in Cooking, Davena McRae, Food with 0 Comments

I don’t have to tell you this, it’s quite obvious. It is hot in Alabama. It is (in my Pacific Northwest-born opinion) too damn hot to cook! According to the 10 day forecast, it’s not about to cool down anytime soon and the humidity is here to stay. It’s almost too hot to eat, but […]

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Mixed Berry Shortcakes

Mixed Berry Shortcakes

By on 6 May, 2011 in Cooking, Davena McRae, Food with 5 Comments

Fresh berries definitely signal a change in season. As the weather warms up, arms are exposed and toes start peeking through sandals. Dessert has a tendency to become a little less structured as well. I am not a huge fan of chocolate-based sweets, but have been known to lose my mind over a perfectly executed […]

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Time to unwind: Steak Salad

Time to unwind: Steak Salad

By on 15 April, 2011 in Cooking, Davena McRae, Food with 0 Comments

The past couple of weeks I have been insanely busy, which has left me with little time to cook for myself since I have been cooking (very happily) for others. Few things though, give me as much joy as making a meal and taking the time to enjoy it. I loathe having to eat on […]

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Porch Sittin

Porch Sittin

By on 18 March, 2011 in Cooking, Davena McRae, Food, Outdoors with 1 Comment

This week’s unseasonably warm weather has prompted quite a bit of chillaxin’ on my front porch. (For those of you confused, it’s the hybrid of chillin’ and relaxin’.) I have coerced “the husband”  into waking early to join me on the porch as we brave the pollen-dusted swing, listen to the news and gulp down […]

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A Not So Fat Tuesday

A Not So Fat Tuesday

By on 6 March, 2011 in Cooking, Davena McRae, Food with 4 Comments

Fat Tuesday marks the end of indulgence and the beginning of sacrifice. I observe Lent, mostly to challenge myself. I will stop eating out (saving money and calories) and cook five nights a week. Even though I make a living cooking food, by the time I come home, I am often less than thrilled to […]

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Cooking With Davena: Corned Beef Hash

Cooking With Davena: Corned Beef Hash

By on 18 February, 2011 in Cooking, Davena McRae, Food with 1 Comment

Growing up as a kid, I was convinced that my father made the best corned beef hash on the planet. He would get the cast iron skillet smoking hot and separate the congealed hash from the can by running a knife between the two. He would then put a dollop (okay, maybe a quarter cup) […]

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Cooking With Davena: Super Bowling

Cooking With Davena: Super Bowling

By on 5 February, 2011 in Davena McRae, Food, Fun, Holidays with 0 Comments

Nothing brings Midtown Montgomery together like a love of food. The most deeply-felt differences can melt away during the breaking of bread with others. As such, we are excited to welcome another new author to the MML crew. We hope that the deliciousness authored by Davena McRae will enhance and enrich your eating experiences as […]

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