Category Archives: Recipes

Mushroom Lemon Soup

  I’m not sure how I came up with this soup, but I was looking for a good mushroom soup recipe that didn’t have cream in it, couldn’t find one I liked, so I just started adding things. Leeks make … Continue reading

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Carne con Chile

I haven’t posted here in a while, I know.  But this dish is worth the wait. Recently my brother (see his blog here, though it’s not usually about food) sent me a text alerting me to check out a recipe … Continue reading

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Mexican Street Corn Salad with Avocado

I really like summer food, on the whole, better than winter food.  It can get pretty warm around here in South Texas, so cooking is not always appealing, but if you can throw together a quick salad and it tastes … Continue reading

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Sausage Balls

Do you know Sausage Balls?  I’ve been making them for years and it’s something that I seriously thought everyone in the country knew about.  But from time to time I hear of someone who has never had them, never made … Continue reading

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Gooey Butter Cake

   When I was young, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth and there was no Internet, I got this recipe the way you did back then–you tasted the dish that someone else had made and asked for the recipe, which … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Apple Cake

Or Apple Pumpkin Cake.  I can taste both, kind of equally, so I guess you could say it either way. My house smells like Fall.  Even though outside it’s in the 90’s with about a million percent humidity (you only think I’m … Continue reading

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Yum Nua

I’m still cooking my way through the Quick & Easy Thai cookbook (see previous entry) by Nancie McDermott.  I still haven’t found anything in this book that I don’t like.I’ve always been a big fan of the beef salad from Thai restaurants. … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Dinner–Salmon with Blackberry Lime Sauce (plus a dessert)

For some reason (maybe the pinkness?) I think this dish would be a fabulous choice for a stay-at-home Valentine’s Day evening with your honey.  And I’m also going to give you a dessert suggestion because…chocolate. I found fresh blackberries on … Continue reading

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Food Gifts

This year I’m taking the easy way out (if you’re getting one of these gifts, just pretend you didn’t just read that, and imagine me slaving away for days). Let’s face it–bark is easy to make.  It’s kind of satisfying, … Continue reading

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One Hour Focaccia

I thought I’d put this recipe on the blog, because I keep going back to it and have to search for it every time.  Also, people have asked me for the recipe and…I have to search for it every time. … Continue reading

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