Cheesy Rosemary Leek Bread Pudding*

1 teas olive oil 1 medium leek, white part only, cut in half lengthwise and then cut into thin half moons Kosher salt and black pepper to taste 8 large eggs 2 cups milk 2 teas fresh thyme leaves or 1 teas Herbes de Provence Zest of 1 lemon 5 cups La Brea Bakery rosemary … Continue reading

Chocolate Croissant Cocottes

I’m so glad I just have to type the wood “cocottes” and not have to pronounce it…wouldn’t have a clue. If it does rhyme with butter, sugar or cream, your guess is as good as mine. Upon leaving Costco yesterday, the sweet little teeny bopper at the exit door handed Frosty one of their yearly … Continue reading

Christmases Past

Early this morning Frosty’s phone rang and lo and behold it was some of our friends Face Timing us from Richmond Virginia. Of course, friends who you don’t see very often Face Time you before you have had the chance to comb your hair or caked on layers of make up that is now necessary … Continue reading

Corn Dip

A friend of ours brought a great dip that Frosty now says is his favorite dip (I’m surprised at this because you can’t buy it at QT or Walmart), but we actually made it Sun night and our family that was here having dinner with us, loved it also. 1 can of whole style corn, drained 1 … Continue reading

Frosty’s Big Surprise

We have hit an all time low. Today after running errands, Frosty tells me he has a big surprise for me. Since it was around lunch time, I began to wonder if this was going to be the day he drove us down to Neiman’s for a special lunch ending with our favorite coconut cake … Continue reading

Frosty & Noel’s Gingerbread House

It is here….the week that we go from Peter and Penelope Pumpkin to Frosty & Noel. It is also this time of year that our adult children, bless their little hearts, cease to call us because they are afraid that if we don’t answer the phone, like when Wheel of Fortune is on, that they … Continue reading

Chocolate Creme Brulee

Having just returned from Corpus where we go to see my mom, as usual, we stay with the friends who I have mentioned several times. They treat me like their daughter and Randy, well, Hal, who is 90 bends Randy’s ear about the oil field surveying business. Hal still goes to work everyday and Jane … Continue reading

Texas Sheet Pumpkin Cake

The Pioneer Woman just posted a recipe that she made by altering the Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake. It sounds delish and since the Pioneer Woman says it is wonderful, it must be, because if you can’t believe the Pioneer Woman, who can you believe? So in case you don’t take her daily email here it … Continue reading

Luby’s Millionaire Pie

  Yesterday at the craft show, a friend ask me if I ever saw the recipe for her favorite pie at Luby’s Cafeteria. I told her I would find it and send it to her. So here it is, Betty Jo, enjoy and save one of the pies just for yourself….. 1 (8 ounce) package cream … Continue reading