Snack Attack When the news comes on, it’s our queue to turn the TV off. Last night was different. Instead of grabbing our toothbrushes, Shawn and I both got off the couch and shuffled to the kitchen. It must’ve been like 11 o’clock. There we were, Mr. & Mrs. in the kitchen, yielding to late-night munchies. I whipped up […]
An Old Favorite It’s been a long week and I left a sad-faced Daisy this morning. Tonight calls for something comforting. That means pasta. I love pasta with vibrant pesto, bright marinara and with soft cream sauce, all the colors of the Italian flag. My favorite is Carbonara. A rich reinterpretation of bacon & eggs, it fills the bowl […]
Granny Hair, Just Don’t Care I have entered a time in my life where I no longer worry about what other people think. I’m embracing my wrinkles, dying my hair grey and indulging in America’s favorite dessert. Mason Jar Cherry Cheesecakes may sound redneck, but they’re so cute and delicious, no one really minds. While you […]
A Touch of Whimsy You know those fuzzy little chicks with orange plastic feet? I just love them. They always remind me of a scene in the children’s book Coco Counts where “…. 5 chicks are hungry and 6 bake a cake.” Makes sense, don’t you think? Any excuse to bake is a good one. With Mother’s Day […]
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 ...