One story of a blue norther and a failing power grid. I woke up a week ago last Tuesday and decided to place my order for groceries, just in case there was a run on everything like there was in March of 2020 when COVID-19 lockdowns began. I planned ahead, menus for three weeks, groceries, water,… Continue reading How to Freeze to Death in Texas
A versatile meatloaf you’ll love. When I was growing up, my mother made meatloaf at least once a week. Since that was one of her seven standard menu choices, I soon grew tired of it. She made it the same way every time, and it was boring. Consequently, I almost never made meatloaf for my… Continue reading Best Easy Meatloaf Ever
It was a difficult year, but we can feel hope. This year has been so difficult for so many. We have lost so much — family members, jobs, businesses. But we have many things for which we can be thankful. In a year when depression and anxiety has increased (at least mine has), I find comfort when I… Continue reading 10 Things to Give Thanks for in 2020
Make these delicious sourdough discard cinnamon rolls, or use my non-sourdough alternative I am fascinated by sourdough and using sourdough discard in recipes. I’ve developed a whole list of dishes that use it just so the discard isn’t wasted. I first developed a recipe for biscuits. It was such a success that I was inspired… Continue reading Cinnamon Rolls Using Sourdough Discard — or Not!
It is not an honorific, Mr. Epstein, unlike yours. Shame on you, Wall Street Journal, for perpetuating misogynistic behavior towards women. This Op-Ed is a disgrace to your prestigious reputation and to our society in general. What were you thinking? Opinion | Is There a Doctor in the White House? Not if You Need an M.D.Madame… Continue reading Dr. Jill Biden Earned Her Degree
My grandma’s oatmeal bread recipe is a family favorite. When I was a little girl, I remember waking up to the smell of fresh bread that my mother had baked that morning. She would cut me a thick slice, still warm, and generously smear butter on it. This loaf of bread would not stay around… Continue reading Honey Oatmeal Bread Made with Love
This dish is on the table in under 30 minutes. I love when I am able to make a dish from start to table in 30 minutes or less. I especially love it when I am able to use fresh ingredients because I feel like I am serving my family better food. But fresh ingredients doesn’t… Continue reading Quick and Easy Chicken Alfredo
You may never eat frozen ones again! My family loves pie, in all forms, savory and sweet. My favorite is cherry. My husband’s is chocolate cream topped with whipped cream, not meringue (or as he would say — calf slobbers). My sons are chocolate silk. My mother’s was lemon meringue. My father-in-law’s was coconut cream.… Continue reading Easy-to-Make Chicken Pot Pie