Chicken-Biscuit Cobbler

Does this sound like a comfort food or what? It has crumbled bacon in the biscuits which will add to the wonderful Southern Flavor or this dish. Taken from Southern Living, 2014 3 tables butter 1 cup sliced carrots 1 medium onion, chopped 2 (8 oz) packages fresh mushrooms, quartered 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 … Continue reading

Fittin-In

We have been in Arizona since the end of April and in our house since May 11th. We knew from the get-go(I have been dying to use that term since I heard it a few days ago), that there would be several things that we would need to change about us that would help us … Continue reading

Enchiladas…Kiko’s Style

Corpus Christi is where I spent the first 45 years of my life. Back in the early 80’s some friends of ours, Sam & Yvonne Satterfield, introduced us to a Mexican restaurant called, Kikos. We ate there from that point on at least once a week after that. Every trip back to Corpus to see … Continue reading

Pets and Price Tags

Originally posted on To Dance with You:
My childhood experiences with pets is not what I would call positive ones.  One fish jumped out of the bowl and died.  Another fish was found frozen to death after my brothers put him outside in the 20 degree weather to “cool off”.   And another fish that maybe…

Baked Ham

A friend of mine just wrote and ask me if I made ham with cloves and pineapple. My response was that I had never made it that way. It brought back so many great memories of sitting around our table having ham, cooked with brown sugar, pineapple and coke with golden raisins. When I searched … Continue reading

Weekend Warriors

This past weekend, I intended to cook all weekend but found myself being tied to a dog leash. Our daughter and son-in-law had us puppy sit from Fri afternoon to Sunday afternoon so they could take the kids to a resort. So while they were lounging around the pool, I was taking their dog out … Continue reading

Princess On The Porch

I just got a notification that Princess on the Porch is in Itunes Store for $3.99. This will let you have recipes and stories on your computer that will be so easy to keep instead of searching for recipes on the blog, chocolate castles.com.  

Fresh Strawberry Cake

Probably a lot of you have made or indulged this scrumptious cake. Because of this wonderful Arizona heat, the only desserts right now that sound good are cold ones. When  I this ran across  this on FaceBook the other day, I remembered that it was such a good cake and that I hadn’t made it … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

A friend of mine ask me if I had a good recipe for strawberry ice cream. This ice cream is so easy and so creamy… This is actually a very old recipe from Southern Living. 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (5 oz) can evaporated milk 2 tables sugar 1 1/2 cups whole … Continue reading