Thinking of Summer Days

It was the third day of the ice/snow storm which hit our region last week...and I was about to eat everything in sight. I was beginning to feel the signs of 'cabin fever' and so were my two little ones. o.O Finally I thought if I bake something, I could distract myself for another day … Continue reading Thinking of Summer Days

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For Love of Family

As I peer from my kitchen window at the falling snow, I think of Chicken Pot Pie. Chicken Pot Pie reminds me of my wonderful brother-in-law! My two younger sisters and brother-in-law traveled from Oklahoma to be with us for Christmas one year. After being on the road for over 15 hours, they were welcomed … Continue reading For Love of Family

Chicken Broccoli Fusilli Alfredo

When I think about what dish to prepare for Valentine's, I usually think Italian. Maybe Disney's cartoon movie, The Lady & The Tramp, had something to do with that. There's puppy love, the romantic Bella Notte song, and the "...spaghetti speciale heavy on the meats-a-ball." Any ways. Since my wedding anniversary is almost a month away, … Continue reading Chicken Broccoli Fusilli Alfredo

Chocolate Cream Pie

My husband's birthday was this past week, and I had asked him what kind of cake he would like. He requested a Chocolate Cream Pie. I must confess, I've never even seen one before; only in The Help and  Julie & Julia. I reached out to my cousin Roxanne on Facebook for a recipe. Back home, she is … Continue reading Chocolate Cream Pie