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Curry Worries

Do you every get that feeling that you are getting too big for your britches?  (Do you ever really use the word britches in a sentence?)  This winter has made me feel that way literally and figuratively. Literally…I am TOO big for my britches and can honestly say my pants are too tight.  Apparently the …

Bacon Beef

My First Festivus

Are you happy that the holidays are over?  I am. To put it mildly, I was a super sourpuss this year.  Was it because I was naughty and I knew Santa would be skipping my chimney this year?  Noooo. Was it because I have Scrooge genes coursing through my blood?  Noooo.  (Okay, there is a …


Food on a Stick Day 2013

Happy first day of Spring!!  It is a glorious sun-shiny 20 degrees here in the Midwest today.  Brrrr!  It is hard to think of spring menus but I’ll do my best especially with the big holiday around the corner. To me it should be one of the biggest holidays of the year but like most …


Meet Jack Sprat

“Jack Sprat could eat no fat. His wife could eat no lean. And so between them both, you see, They licked the platter clean.” No other nursery rhyme could fit my household better.  My husband is not a picky eater by any means.  He is quite adventurous when it comes to food and cooking for …

Texas Chunky Chili
Beef Recipe

March Away Winter Chili

Neighbors.  Love them or hate them, they are part of your life.  I am VERY fortunate to be surrounded by one of the best groups of neighbors a gal could ever ask for.  (This is the part that I am buttering them up because I am posting one of their recipes.) We are a multifaceted …

Veal Oscar, Academy Awards Dinner

Red Carpet Veal Oscar

I’d like to thank the academy for this opportunity to write about the Oscar’s on my blog.  A foodblog isn’t a place you would normally go to read about movies and today is no different! I am not a huge “moviegoer”.  Sitting multiple hours in those uncomfortable seats really makes me antsy.  I inhale popcorn …