The idea for crab-stuffed mushrooms came about one day when I opened the fridge doors and just stared, waiting for inspiration to strike, hopefully well in time for dinner. A can of lump crab meat was staring back at me. I picked it up and put it onto the kitchen table next to a jar of marinara […]
Mother’s Day was coming and I wanted to surprise my sister with something special for her home. It had to be quick, because I only had free-reign of her house for a short while. It also had to be useful, because my sister is very organized and practical. Just then, Fathead offered me a chance to review their […]
Bread has to be one of the first thing humans ever made for food. Beautifully basic, it is a staple at tables across history all over the world. Whenever I thought to toss leftovers from a loaf into the trash, Mom would stop me. It’s a blessing to have bread and we must not waste it. […]
There are things that I never thought of doing before, like making my own vanilla extract. (Too late.) That inspired making my own perfume. Culinary grade lavender oil is used more often at the homestead for pampering my li’ll sweetheart with foot soaks than in baking. Now with Mother’s Day approaching, it will serve another […]
Dragon's Kiss Cocktail came about one Friday night when I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from work. Brain-dead and ready for the long weekend, my stomach was grumbling like a caged beast. What usually happens in situations like this one is that I push the shopping cart up and down every ...