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Barb Ford

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Barb is a former chef and hospitality executive who enjoys sharing food stories, recipes and cooking with friends and family here in Murfreesboro.


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Jan 08, 2018

Easywaygourmet

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Dinner Off the Grill--Have a Murfreesboro Dog with Katie Peachey's Pimento Cheese

Oct 01, 2018 at 08:00 am by Easywaygourmet

It's still so hot out that many of us are still enamored of the grill this fall. I believe that a great meal can be had using a barbecue grill—and even using hamburgers.... Read More

Try Sandwiches for A Suppertime Escape from the Heat

Sep 24, 2018 at 08:00 am by Easywaygourmet

Last week as we grappled with record high temperatures, my friends keep asking for meal ideas that will keep them out of the kitchen. And one that we always seem to ignore is.... Read More

Tomatoes for Breakfast: It's time to enjoy summer's bounty

Sep 04, 2018 at 08:00 am by Easywaygourmet

Everyone seems covered up with fresh, ripe garden tomatoes this time of year. People are canning tomatoes, slicing and chopping tomatoes, using tomatoes in everything from sal.... Read More

Easyway Gourmet: Bring a Salmon Dip for Potluck

Aug 20, 2018 at 10:00 am by Easywaygourmet

It’s an conundrum: What to bring to a potluck? Worse, what to bring to a potluck summer brunch or cocktail party. Many go for the usual—a pasta dish or salad..... Read More

August is Tomato Time!

Aug 08, 2018 at 08:30 pm by Easywaygourmet

There is no harbinger of great eating more iconic than a fresh homegrown tomato. One taste of a rich red tomato straight off the vine and most of us want only one thing&mda.... Read More

Fresh Blueberry Pie in 3 Minutes!

Jul 31, 2018 at 10:33 am by Easywaygourmet

This summer seems to be the best berry season in a long time! Fresh blueberries can dress up many a dish and can make a fast, fresh change to any table. Whether you are bu.... Read More

Highlight Garden Vegetables Even if There Aren't Many

Jul 23, 2018 at 11:00 am by Easywaygourmet

What do you do if the garden limits your bounty? Last week, I had a friend who wanted to share the magic of their fresh garden peas with a crowd. The problem, faced by many g.... Read More

Stop Cooking--Enjoy the bounty of summer

Jul 16, 2018 at 10:00 am by Easywaygourmet 1

  As the summer heat wears on, there are a few consolations. Fresh, ripe tomatoes arrive, warm and fragrant from the summer sun. Garden grown cucumbers bring a crisp, a.... Read More

3 things to know about summer scallops

Jul 05, 2018 at 09:00 am by Easywaygourmet

We often talk about saving calories by eating more fish and shellfish. But often in the seafood department, we miss a real opportunity for delicious and diet. Scallops are.... Read More

Celebrate Summer with Berry Crumbles

Jun 28, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Easywaygourmet

We are deep into the heat of summer, which thankfully comes with delicious berry season. You can enjoy fresh berries plain, with ice cream, or with whipped cream. But berries.... Read More