After Easter, I got to thinking, what are some traditional meals you and your families have for the holidays? I know that some food traditions are based upon culture, while others are based upon comfort foods passed down through the years. Since I come from a family where we didn't have truly specific holiday foods,… Continue reading What Are your Go-To Holiday Meals?
I'm a big vegetable eater. I've loved vegetables since I was a kid and have always been pretty open to retrying things that I didn't like years ago. For instance, I've never liked cauliflower. Didn't like it steamed, didn't like it raw with ranch dip, didn't like it with cheese sauce. Just didn't like it.… Continue reading Baked Broccoli and Baked Red Hot Cauliflower
I watch a lot of cooking shows and I always see them eating risotto; spinach risotto, pumpkin risotto, lobster risotto, mushroom risotto... the list goes on! For those of you who know me, I love rice, and I love anything that combines rice with a creamy element and I'm hooked. So I watched all the… Continue reading Creamy Spinach Risotto
That's right, folks. The Plague (aka the Flu) has descended upon my household. The teenager has tested positive and the day after I started getting 'head cold' symptoms. I HOPE that it is just a head cold with me considering I had been seen the week before and tested for the flu and found out… Continue reading A Plague Upon My House
So the last two weeks have been hectic to say the least. Preparing a long abused bedroom (the handiwork of a teenage boy), into a guest room suitable for human habitation has taken up a large part of my time, and then having family visit over the weekend, and THEN dealing with this back problem… Continue reading Catching Up!
A coffee mug and a treat of a local Indian people from Chihuahua Mexico is always a welcome gift from a good friend.
Usually around here, we make tamales before Christmas, but this time, it got put off until New Years eve and then it didn't make it here until now. But, I'm a firm believer if you're willing to put in the work for tamales, they're good any time! I will make a whole bunch of them… Continue reading New Years Tamales