Growing up…

Growing up, my family had a custom of eating together at the table around 4:00 p.m. on weekdays. It was a special time for all of us to catch up before being pulled away again by things outside the home. There was a time my parents had all four girls in band, choir, sports, and church … Continue reading Growing up…

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The Day I Made Pasta!

I had been wanting to make my own pasta for quite some time now. My husband gave me a pasta roller and cutter set for my electric stand mixer for our anniversary. I was elated and couldn't hardly wait to start! I wanted to know what it would be like to make a pasta dish mostly made … Continue reading The Day I Made Pasta!

Tacos! Tacos! I Love Tacos!

Coming Thursday, January 30th.......BEEF TACOS!  (I also do chicken, but that is for another occasion. ;)) Whether you are having Taco Tuesday, Fiesta Friday or any day of the week, these Tex-Mex tacos are always fun to eat. They are a party in my mouth! Everyone has their own yummy version (I would love to hear … Continue reading Tacos! Tacos! I Love Tacos!

Albondigas (Mexican meatballs)

Albondigas are my youngest sister's favorite. She puts in a request whenever we are visiting. This dish has a special place in my heart because my mother would make them when she knew I was having a rough week at school. My mother would plate the meatballs in a wide soup bowl. First serving black beans *(below this … Continue reading Albondigas (Mexican meatballs)