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Sandi Grigg

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Have you ever consumed something that instantly sparks a memory from your past? That’s what happened when our friends Dana and Anthony came over for drinks one night. I opened the liquor cabinet and said, “What can I make...
This country-style steak should be in everybody's go-to recipe box. Like hamburger steak with creamy onion gravy, this recipe featuring cube steaks browned then simmered in gravy is another Southern favorite. Using cream of mushroom soup to enhance the gravy...
This Southern staple is the perfect dessert for a crowd. Photography By James Stefiuk In the South bananas are not just a fruit you eat on the go or serve alongside pancakes. We prefer to slice them and sandwich them...
The herbs of springtime are delicate and light as a feather. Those first tender tendrils lend our cooking and cocktails the unmistakable flavor and fragrance of freshness and greenery. Marry those clean and crisp aromas with the tartness of...
A canapé is a small appetizer of a savory or salty topping sitting atop a cracker or toast. The word is French for “sofa,” as the topping sitting on the toast brings to mind people sitting on a couch. Canapés...
Those glimmers of sea glass on the beach have stories to tell.         Sea glass, also called a mermaid’s tear, is a shard of glass that has been tumbled by the ocean’s waves and sand over years until it is...
If you have visited any resort in the Caribbean then you have probably had a version of this cocktail.   The tropical locals refer to it as a Dirty Banana, but I prefer to call it a Sandi Banana. The...
Isn’t it funny how the salads you make at home are never as tasty as the ones from your favorite restaurants? You'd think that a mixture of lettuce, fruit, nuts, veggies and dressing would be simple enough to reproduce,...
If you want to serve an elegant, dazzling and delectable cocktail at your next girls’ event, try this. The combination of sweet, bubbly champagne with a kick of vodka and a blast of cold strawberry sorbet impresses every time. I’ve...
Locally, our newly opened grocery store presents the produce section in a whole new way.  It feels like a kid in a candy store to a wanna-be chef. There are baskets of colorful organic fruits and straw bins of...