An Apple A Day

  I’m participating in Foodie Friday… be sure to visit Designs by Gollum for other tasty treats!     Yes, it’s Super Bowl weekend soon to be followed by Valentine’s Day. Translation= Lots of eating on Sunday night followed by a week of chocolate. Soooo… I’m taking Dr. Oz’s advice and trying to add more fresh fruits & veggies. Fruits and veggies cancel…

French Country Tablescape

  I’m participating in Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.     This is a collection of French Country items on my kitchen table. Since my table is round, I have a floral in the center with an assortment of items surrounding the floral; hen with chicks, decorative vinegar, candle, olive jars and a bird house.…

Best Super Bowl Commercial of All Time

Food Network Magazine designed a potato topper for every team in the NFL ! Lots of great potato skin recipes here…even if you don’t choose  the Colts or the Saints versions: Indianapolis Colts Fried Pork Potato Skins Mayonnaise mixed with mustard and hot sauce, sliced fried pork cutlets, chopped tomato and diced red onion VS.…

BBRRRRRRR!

 It’s beautiful out, but too cold for my thin Southern blood. Current temperature here at the lake is 28 degrees; windy and light sleet falling…  Temperature is dropping to the teens tonite, so no driving, and cancelling of  husband’s birthday dinner plans with friends :(  It’s hard to believe I was sitting in these chairs Thursday…

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt

    Saving CeeCee Honeycutt *** 1/2  by Beth Hoffman         I’m joining Jain in her bi-monthly edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Don’t miss this visual feast!       Favorite quote from the book:    People is wise…

Between, Georgia

    Between, Georgia ***** by Joshilyn Jackson      I’m joining Jain in her bi-monthly edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words,  pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!     This is my favorite book of…

The School of Essential Ingredients

The School of Essential Ingredients  *****  by Erica Bauermeister    I’m joining Jain with my edible book review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera~      My favorite quote from the book: “It’s not always easy to slow our lives down. But just in case we need…

Bruschetta

  Bruschetta This is a recipe that I adapted after having it at dinner at a restaurant, and then it was removed from the menu. Very simple and tasty, you can adjust the amount of onions, mushrooms and tomatoes to your liking. It’s also very quick if you’ve carmelized the onions and cooked the mushrooms in advance! Ingredients…

2010 Home Trends…?

  I saw this article in Saturday’s Charlotte Observer… 2010 is likely to bring black walls and upholstery, patchwork quilts, and growing veggies and raising chickens. This reminds me of Sesame Street… One of these things is not like the other!