HOW TO MAKE A ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER

Hi There! I have been pondering lately what to make for my husband in celebration of Valentine’s Day.  So low-and-behold I was surprised to find small, cooked, whole lobsters on special at my local supermarket.  I think that because Valentine’s Day is around the corner, Stater Bros felt people like me might want to cook up […]

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THE SECRET TO MAKING THE BEST CREPES IN THE WORLD

Buenos Dias! Today I am going to tell you a secret: THE SECRET TO MAKING THE BEST CREPES IN THE WORLD!  The thing is they really aren’t called crepes at all.  They are actually called “Filloas”  and they are  Spanish Style Crepes.   And I bet you thought crepes were only for French folks. Nope.  In northwestern […]

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ANNOUNCING A “KITCHEN LOVE” CONTEST

Hi Folks, It’s Sunday and I usually don’t blog on Sunday.  On Sunday I am usually spending time with my family instead of with my computer.  However, this Sunday a fellow blogger from a great site called “The Enchanted Home” published a blog post called “Kitchen Love”.  She asked her readers to send in photos […]

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LEMON PUDDING CAKE

Howdy! Last Friday night Brad and I hosted what we call our “Comfort Food” dinner. We have an intimate little group, just 5 really close buddies that enjoy food.  All of us like to prepare food, and eat food, and we like doing it together.  We are a cosy, cohesive little group of five friends […]

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MY BIG BEAR LAKE COTTAGE RENOVATION – PART 5

Welcome to “My Big Bear Lake Cottage Renovation – Part 5”. When we last visited the “The Bird’s Nest” I had just finished telling you about the insulation and drywall going in. So, it was at this point that I had to start making some decisions about both the interior and exterior paint colors.  It was […]

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ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH LEMON GARLIC ALLIOLI

OK, I’ll admit it…… I am not a football fan. Instead, I am one of those people who go to Super Bowl Parties for the fun…… and the fellowship…… and the food…… I do not go for the football.  I do, however, go for the wood fired pizza…… and the fire-roasted peppers…… and Bruno Mars […]

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