More Than a Cook

Memorial Day, the day we pay tribute to our fallen heroes. I admit, joining the Navy for me was result of no heroic ambition. I recognize the smallest risk associated with the commitment to military service but it’s not my desire to be a Navy SEAL. That said, I have a greater appreciation who have…

Left Behind: Pancake Breakfast

I didn’t abandon you or my Soul Food Tour of Japan.  One of the greatest paradoxes of life is that death is part of life. Tomorrow is promised to none of us. My dad, Robert Flowers, passed away two weeks ago, but he left his family behind with more than funeral arrangements. He left us…

Professionalism: MasterChef Update

“This is a very professional looking plate,” the casting judge said, uttering perhaps the most perplexing, formidable words that evening. In the window of one to three days, all participants at the MasterChef open call would know whether they’d be advancing to the next step. Well, simply said, 3 days has come and gone, about…

Thanks Full

Lots to tell, yet no time to tell it…Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration but this series was intended to be one of those day by day (or at least a week to week or every now and then) journal, giving you the inside scoop of life from within the coop- that is Truett’s Grill by…