Category Archives: Recipes

Foodie Friday – Deviled Easter Eggs

. Aren’t these the cutest? Now that the Easter Egg hunting season is upon us, you may be looking for something to do with the all of the extra eggs that don‘t make it into the baskets. Have I got … Continue reading

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Foodie Fridays – Not Your Ordinary “Spring” Roll

. This recipe has been in my recipe box for at least 30 years – I got it from a package of egg roll wrappers way back when Paul and I were students in college; I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – King Ranch Chicken

. We’re going to finish up our month of “Texas” recipes with an old standby – King Ranch Casserole. Legend has it that this recipe originated at the King Ranch in Texas – that’s what my mom told me years ago … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21) – with a Foodie Friday Bonus

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday Bonus – Happy Pi Day (03/14)! (Pumpkin Pie)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel a couple of years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – can’t be letting her have all the … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday, Texas-Style – Chicken-Fried Steak with Cream Gravy (Pioneer Woman)

. Since we’ve been commemorating Texas events this week, I thought I would post THE quintessential Texas recipe – Chicken Fried Steak. This recipe comes from The Pioneer Woman, ‘cuz she knows how to do Southern Comfort Food right – … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Shrimp Gumbo (with Bonus Recipe for Hush Puppies)

. Growing up in the South, a girl isn’t considered a good cook unless she knows how to make a proper roux for a good pot of gumbo.  It never ceases to amaze me how something as simple as flour … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Chicken Enchiladas with Sour Cream Sauce

. We’ll finish up this month with one of my personal favorites – Chicken Enchiladas with Sour Cream Sauce.  I found the original recipe for this in a newspaper’s “Food” section many, many years ago, but this one is adapted from The … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – A Little Romance

. Because today is a day of romance, I thought I’d share one of the best renditions of “My Funny Valentine” that I’ve ever heard – Michelle Pfeiffer’s version from the movie “The Fabulous Baker Boys”: ♥ . ♥ Hope … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday – Tuxedo Strawberries

. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, why not try your hand at making something yummy for your sweetie?  The fact that these are pretty and elegant is just icing…. Tuxedo Strawberries Ingredients: 18 medium fresh strawberries with stems 1 cup vanilla or … Continue reading

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