A long time ago, I visited my “Godmother” Aunt Delores in Lincoln, Nebraska, during a time that she was being treated for breast cancer.I was a young woman and knew that my aunt was ill, yet she still shared her … Continue reading
Heat waves? You don’t want them in the kitchen! So how about no-cook or short time cook ideas from our cookbook, 8 Broads in the Kitchen’s Breakfast and Brunch Recipes? You will love Pineapple Napoleon (page 22)! I’m cooler (it’s … Continue reading
As I’m writing this post, it’s 95 degrees and humid. A typical day for an Arkansas summer. Although I love summer, I don’t love cooking in the summer. Turning on the oven is rare, except when the grandkids need chocolate … Continue reading
The Eastern Shore of Maryland is known for its seafood. The Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries contribute the much beloved oysters during the colder months. During January and February our guests get to enjoy oysters on the half-shell and Rockefeller … Continue reading
Easy and delish!
When my neighbor was having surgery on a cold winter day, I wanted to make yummy and soothing soup for her return home. I decided to combine the nourishment of chicken soup with the comfort of dumplings. Perfect for a … Continue reading
I recently selected the book “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles, a beautifully written and captivating novel, for my beloved book club’s discussion. My friend Larie and I decided to prepare a themed dinner focusing on a stew served … Continue reading
I love trying variations to Party Mix, and still like the original one on the back of the Chex Mix boxes (except for doubling the spices). This twist on the Party Mix is scrumptious, and came to me from a … Continue reading
Regardless of how sophisticated your palate, there are several universal truths when it comes to appetizers-everyone loves pigs in a blanket, vegetables and dip, potato chips and onion dip and deviled eggs.
Easy. Flavorful. Chock full of good nutrients. What more could I want on lovely cool evening for dinner?