Visiting Goofyville

Why do I continue to do this? Why do I set myself up for the disappointment by having these grandiose images of what I feel should happen while visiting 3 of our grandchildren? Last Monday I flew to Phoenix to see Jodi, Eric and Caleb-3, Jaden-11 and Noah-1, for the week. I had told Jodi … Continue reading

Strawberries & Cream Cake

Taken straight from the new Southern Living, this cake will absolutely “WOW” your guests as it should be the centerpiece of your Easter table. 2 cups sifted cake flour 2 1/2 teas baking powder 1/2 teas table salt 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided 1/2 cup oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 4 large egg yolks … Continue reading

Potato, Artichoke & Mushroom Saute

Please, if you picked up the momma or daddy artichokes, put them down and back away, this recipe is only good with “baby artichokes”. If you will notice, this is now 3, count them, 3 days in a row I am posting a recipe that does not include sugar. What is wrong with me???? Maybe … Continue reading

Chicken & Biscuits in a Pot

The last few days it has been such a delight and look through several new cookbooks that have come in the mail. One recipe that has caught my eye and sounds just like such a comfort food, yet, it comes from Food & Wine, which normally, I wouldn’t think of when I am thinking “comfort … Continue reading

Summer Slaw

Springtime has sprung! Get those capris and pretty sandals out and plan a backyard feast! What better time to eat outdoors before the sun is out in full force making us take our plates inside. You might have noticed that I hardly ever post a salad. It’s not that I don’t like salad, I truly … Continue reading

Paula Deen Bread Pudding

I did it!!!!! I got out of my comfort zone and made bread pudding. I don’t know why it has taken me so long to do this, but the time was just right. The french loaf was just staring at me at the grocery store and not being able to pass by the hot fresh … Continue reading

Originally posted on Chocolate Castles:
Got your attention now, who ever thought of having enchiladas at Easter? After you see this recipe, you might be inclined to push the ham away and get to the store to buy tortillas and cilantro. These are delicious and the cream cheese in them make them extra special for…

Robert E Lee Bundt Cake

My neighbor, Nancy and her twin sister, Sally (if you read An Era Gone By a few months ago on the blog, you will remember they are 80 year old twin sisters, who are just the cutest and dearest things, ever, and love cooking magazines.) I come home quite frequently to find the magazines they … Continue reading