Happy Memorial Day weekend! I’m sure many of you have plans to cookout, visit with friends or family and in general enjoy what for many is a day off of work. Tammie and I would like to say thanks to those in the military, past and present, who have sacrificed for this . . . → Read More: A MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SALUTE FROM PATRIOTS POINT
I am a Mexican food fiend and nothing makes me happier than a big bowl of pico de gallo and chips. This is such an easy recipe and you can make it mild, medium or spicy depending on what you prefer. I like spicy, so jalapeno peppers are for me, but you . . . → Read More: PICO DE GALLO
Chapel of Ease Ruins c. 1740
St. Helena Island, South Carolina
Let me share with you one of the most delightful tea houses this side of the great Atlantic Ocean. Am I biased? Well, perhaps since I am lucky to live less than a block away. But I am not alone. This Whole House has been nationally recognized in such publications as The Tea . . . → Read More: TEA FOR TWO IN SUMMERVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA
Cassava, also known as yuca, was one of my discoveries when visiting the Mexican vendors at my local flea market. Although the root vegetable is not indigenous to Mexico I seasoned this dish with some popular Mexican seasonings, roasted and enjoyed (along with a couple of cold Dos Equis)!
2 pounds cassava, . . . → Read More: OVEN ROASTED CASSAVA
This peanut butter cream pie is made extra yummy by having a chocolate cream base and a meringue topping. It’s a little bit more work than some of the recipes I’ve posted but it is well worth it. And hard as it is to resist, it is best when left to set up . . . → Read More: PEANUT BUTTER CREAM PIE
My great great Uncle Otto was a Wyoming cattle rancher and this teapot was a part of his odd collection of dishes. Nothing matched. He did not have a complete set of anything and in fact I remember one tea cup, one saucer, a few plates, a few pieces of silverware and this . . . → Read More: ANTIQUES – UNCLE OTTO’S TEAPOT
One of the The Husband’s favorite dishes is lasagna, so this month I decided to make lasagna for him with a Mexican twist. I have to say, it was delicious. This might just become my new favorite! This is a recipe that can easily have ingredients added or taken away depending on what . . . → Read More: MEXICAN LASAGNA
Beautiful Spring blooms, Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Summer is quickly approaching, the kids will be out of school and if you are lucky, you will find plenty of time to relax with a nice tall glass of sweet tea. After you brew yourself up a big batch, don’t throw those tea bags away! Recycle, reuse, experiment and come up with . . . → Read More: TEA BAGS ANYONE?