It’s the last day of June! Which means……holy smokes…………. 82 days until MY birthday. *** big grin *** Yes, I’m going to start counting down, because this birthday is going to be really special. I mean, last year, I was in Italy on my birthday – which, by far, was the best birthday EVER! Thank…… Continue reading Skillet S’More’s
I suspect that, if my father was still here, he would really enjoy a slice of this bread. And by “still here”, I mean still here in Austin. But he’s not………because……….well, he doesn’t like me anymore and said I’m a terrible baker. yeah right. Ok,ok – call off the lynch mob, neither of the preceding…… Continue reading Zucchini Apple Bread
So remember yesterday, when I talked about posting recipes with/without photos? Well…… here we have a classic example of my hesitancy to publish this, since the photo I was able to take was/is not……very good. At all. See? These enchiladas, though, were worth the time to find the chiles (c’mon – this is Texas….. it…… Continue reading Tex Mex Cheese Enchiladas
Sabrina and I did something today that was so remarkable, so refreshing and (quite frankly) so rare, I felt compelled to come straight home and write about it. Ready for this? After I picked her up from work, we stopped at the local Barnes and Noble Bookstore. For books. Like real, made-from-paper books. Not electronic stuff.…… Continue reading Thoughts and Randomness
Another food item my beloved J has a thing for, are tater tots. Like Oreo’s, but in potato form. Somehow, that just doesn’t sound right. Anyhoo, I saw this recipe in Bon Appetit – and since it doesn’t take much to convince me to break out the deep fryer, I collected the few ingredients needed…… Continue reading Tater Tots
Belly up to the bar, girls…..
I’ve become a huge fan of rainbow chard lately, for two very important reasons: 1. It has a nice bitter tang to it, sort of like escarole and rapini, and 2. The market down the street sells big bags of it already washed and cut up. Conveniently, I might add. So when I decided to make…… Continue reading Spinach-Rainbow Chard Lasagna