Dining with Miss Lil: December 2013 Tis The Season

Josiah_Lewis_Jeniyah_Lewis_Asherie_Wilson_n_Miss_LilBy Lil Nickelson

From Thanksgiving through Kwanzaa I try to focus my attention on sharing the holiday season with people I love while we eat great meals that are prepared with love.  Continue Reading →

Dining with Miss Lil: Feast as we Give Thanks

Thanksgiving is coming and my memories of Thanksgivings past are as vivid as yesterday. My family cooked together, and we ate and gave thanks together as a family for our many blessings. It’s the one time of year when I throw caution to the win and fix my late Mother and late Grandmother’s best recipes just as they did. We make our turkey dressing and pie crusts from scratch. It took me a long time to perfect their thin crust and gravy from scratch, but I finally have them down pat. This is the perfect time to pull our young folks into the kitchen for cooking lessons to pass on family traditions. Please make the time to do so with your kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews. Let’s keep our legacies going. Continue Reading →