Food is the fabric of life! I am pulling one thread at a time and living life to the fullest! I love to cook! Well, duh, why else would I be spending so much of my time posting recipes, writing blogs, and taking pictures of food? But, it is more than that to me. Food […]
Ever get a frantic phone call about soda vs. powder? My daughter just moved into her first house with her first kitchen and she is learning the “kitchen” ropes. She calls me the other day because she is baking some cookies (from scratch), had some baking powder, but the recipe called for baking soda! She […]
This is a beautiful Italian Cream Cake with Cream Cheese Icing, Coconut, and Pecans. Pair it with a delicious cup of coffee for the perfect dessert.
This creamy baked potato soup was on the top ten list at my restaurant. It is so delicious served with bacon, cheese, scallions, and hearty bread. It may just be the best comfort food around.
I have three children, and they each have their own distinct personalities as well as their own favorite cookie. Raychel’s favorite is a chocolate chip oatmeal cookie. We have played with several different recipes over the years and have created our favorite rendition. Our cookie recipe is so versatile, I am sure you are going […]
I was sixteen when I made my first Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas. I found it in an old recipe book of my mom’s and made them for my boyfriend. I could not find all the ingredients at the only grocery store in my small Texas town so, I left those ingredients out :). The enchiladas […]
“Easy Pizza Four Ways” was what I used to make for my family back when I was extremely busy with a restaurant and a photography studio and I didn’t have the time to make complicated meals for the family. For some reason, only known to my kids, they decided last night we needed to have […]
Recently, I came across an email I had printed out. It was one my mother sent me in 2000 when I was living in Melbourne, Florida, and about to experience my first Thanksgiving away from family. The email was the recipe for my great grandmothers’ cornbread dressing. The recipe was typical for one being passed […]
These are the easiest cinnamon rolls ever – Thanks Pillsbury! Perfect for busy people, they are amazing as a breakfast treat!
Making Shrimp Bisque and other soups was part of the daily routine at my restaurant. I have to say that the early mornings at my restaurant could be quite an “adventure”. I chopped onions, peeled a hell of a lot of potatoes, created the specials, and made a soup every morning before opening. Our customers […]