Am I the only one that really can’t even look at turkey leftovers the week after Thanksgiving? Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the Thanksgiving meal, but after the food coma I crave something…different. A turkey sandwich just won’t do. That being said, I also don’t like wasting the leftovers. And having slaved for […]
The holidays are imminent, y’all…
As I woke up on Monday before Thanksgiving last year, I realized my holiday spirit was missing. That just wouldn’t do with people bound to arrive at my home the following Thursday. This is my favorite holiday and I needed to put things in perspective very quickly. No time to […]
Personally, I never really liked pumpkin pie. To be honest, I don’t like pumpkin flavored anything. And most pumpkin pies I have tasted were not great: dense and gooey and not very flavorful. What gives? After looking into the details of pumpkin pie making, I realized that most recipes call for canned pumpkin. […]
I am no stranger to cooking with jerky. It is one of my favorite protein packed snacks. You can read all about my recent attempt at jerky chili in Jerky Chili Challenge. So when my friends from House of Jerky threw down the gauntlet with their new Ghost Pepper Jerky, I jumped at the challenge […]
With crisp temperatures arriving and chilly rainy days ahead, the time of light fare is over. A salad just won’t do. Comfort foods and long-simmered stews are making their way onto the restaurant menus and onto our dinner tables. Hearty, soul warming dishes are just what the doctor ordered in this fall weather.
The task […]
Summer is here. So, we head outside to savor every single moment of sunny weather. In my neighborhood, the air is perfumed with the scent of BBQ smoke. We love alfresco dining and entertaining.
When it comes to grilling, I have a reputation for being “better than a man”. While I am not sure if […]