Pin It Anyone that knows me is aware that I don’t want to waste a lot of time thinking about what I am going to make for dinner or to spend a lot of time cooking it either. I want a meal that I can throw in the oven or on the grill and forget […]
Pin It I hope the old adage that absence makes the heart grow fonder is really true. I’ve been away much much too long and I am sorry. You can blame it on needing to finish my last semester of graduate school. It was nonstop writing, producing, classes, and applications. I did make a […]
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Pin It Last week I entered the annual Chili Cook-Off here in Athens. I’ve made vegetarian chili for the past two years and felt like a little change of pace. My taste buds were definitely happy for the change even if it meant I didn’t win. Word to the wise, don’t underestimate the vegetarian […]
Pin It Fish has always been a major part of my diet. Blame it on being from California or my mother’s Creole heritage but, I LOVE fish. I don’t care if you fry it, dice it, make a ceviche, sashimi, or grill it…I am ALWAYS game. I love the taste plus, it’s a super nutritious […]
Pin ItEPISODE 14 -ZUCCHINI NOODLES This particular episode has been a LONG time coming. Several people asked me for the recipe when I first made it back in December. I posted the basic instructions but, they wanted an official step-by-step episode. I have made vegetable noodles several times since then but, kept forgetting to […]
Pin It Oh the cold weather has really hit us here in Ohio. We have had a couple of weeks of snow, below freezing temps, and lots of days bundled up in multiple layers. When it’s this bad out all I want is comfort food. Hot, spicy, comfort food! On that list of warm me […]
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Pin ItBack in October I made this new concoction for the Chili Cook off here at OU. I wanted to see if I could make the flavor combination I adore so much is Spinach Artichoke dip into a chili recipe. I was pleasantly surprised that it worked so well. Others agreed as well as it […]
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Pin ItWe all delight in something a little sweet to eat especially during the holiday season. My friend JJ loves making chocolate chip cookies. My uncle is famous for his sweet potato pie. Everyone has their dessert of choice they make or crave. Me? I love anything with apples and cinnamon. Oh that delectable smell […]
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Pin ItI had an amazing visit with an old friend in LA last week. We laughed, hung out, and ate delightful food. Among the fantastic things I am taking away from that trip is the new “pasta” idea. My friend JJ and her husband have been cutting down on the carbs in their life but, […]
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Pin ItThe leaves are changing from vibrant green into lush shades or orange, red, and brown. That distinctive smell of logs on the fire hits me when I walk outside into the crisp chilly air! Oh how much I love the fall! We bundle up with family and warm mugs of tea, cider, hot chocolate […]