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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We L·O·V·E Salsa!

I went on salsa frenzy. All I could think of was salsa! What's not to love about it?!  At my house, you'll find chips and salsa. Salsa can be customized to one's liking so there are many ways to make it. I typically use Serrano peppers or jalapeños. I learned that Serrano peppers are smaller … Continue reading We L·O·V·E Salsa!

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!

A Visit With My Aunt Hilda

I will never forget the time my aunt Hilda had cooked a meal for my family. She sat with me and we talked about life, food, and family. If I could describe her, she always seemed proper to me; giving her all in whatever she did. She loved her husband and children immensely, and had … Continue reading A Visit With My Aunt Hilda

Tex-Mex Beef Tacos

When my youngest sister got engaged, she requested Tex-Mex Beef Tacos with all the fixings for her engagement party. It was going to be held in Tulsa, OK and I was ecstatic about the whole event. Between my other two sisters and I, we made it happen. At the end of the day we were … Continue reading Tex-Mex Beef Tacos