With the convenience of the every growing mega super markets, more of us tend to move away from those very hard to find butcher shops. As a product of a family that raised pigs and chickens, this is a somewhat difficult concept for me to accept. Mainly because growing up my uncle could tell you what . . .
Are you one of those people obsessed with reusable grocery bags? Yea… ok good… What if you get to the store.. park your car only to realize that you have forgotten your bags.. do you turn around and go home and get them? No.. ok.. I guess I am the only one on that train.. let me make a note to talk . . .
There is nothing like a simple old fashioned southern recipe. They don't need to be dressed up with what Granny would call "These New Fancy Ingredients". Southern classics are the best when cooked with the same ingredients (or close to the same) as your grandma and her mama before that.One of my all . . .
Fresh salsa is one of my favorite things to make this time of year.. It’s a great “Look what I brought to your party.. Don’t I rock” type dish. Mainly because it can be dressed up in all kinds of drippings from black beans, grilled corn, avocados, watermelons, strawberries.. You want me to . . .
Hola I’ve been slighty MIA.. I know.. Been traveling alittle.. eating a lot and enjoying this warm weather..But back to business….Atlanta GA is where I currently call home. That is... until I move to the French country side and purchase that Lavender farm that I’ve always dreamed of. I . . .
Today was like any other day, except I bought pork chops at the market instead of chicken.I'm somewhat a creature of habit...One of my biggest habits is that I always gravitate towards the chicken section. Even when my daughter is walking behind me asking.."Is there anything else other than . . .
Spicy 70's GrannyGranny always wore lipstick.. I used to stand in the bathroom doorway as she would meticulously apply the plum-raisin hue, with hope to one day wear lipstick too. Once while watching, she started applying a new reddish color.. I remember asking her why she was wearing that . . .
So my New Year's Resolution was to eat better..... You know- 1 cup of sugar rather than 4... and half a sick of butter instead of 2. ( I could keep going but for the sake of time...I won't)When I got a request to make some tacos this weekend, I immediately thought of my Buttermilk Fried Chicken . . .
CPK BBQ Chicken Pizza My first California Pizza Kitchen experience was several years ago. I met a few friends there for lunch one day because it was close to my office and I used to hear people rave about how good the pizza was, well one particular type of pizza. Of course -at the time that earned a . . .
So the weather yesterday turned out to be beautiful after all. That made me soo happy and put me in the mood for summer-and to celebrate the sun in the sky and the warmer weather, my daughter and I made Panini’s and lemonade-put on our flip flops and went outside to enjoy the weather while the boys . . .