Tag: apples

Hello, and Happy Almost Christmas!  Have you made your lists and checked them twice??  As per usual, Christmas snuck right up on me, while I was busy lighting Hanukkah candles and being showered with tons of incredible birthday love. At the ripe old age of 39, I can tell you one thing for certain, I […]

Hey, y’all!  Thanksgiving is just 2 days away, and I am super excited for my favorite holiday of the year.  My mom is coming to town in mere hours!!!!!  I hope you’ve already done your planning and shopping, so you don’t have to head into the last minute madness, but if you haven’t yet- fear not. […]

Well, it’s already February, and I haven’t even wished you a Happy New Year.  What a slacker!!!  Happy New Year, my friends!  I hope your holidays were spectacular and that you’ve welcomed this brand new year with gusto.  I wonder if you’re sticking to your resolutions… I’ve been happily busy cooking for clients these last […]

It’s a confusing 73 degrees outside in December, but I know it’s holiday time, because I just demolished the last of my Aunt Fran’s Chex Mix for breakfast.  Every year, her kitchen transforms into a Chex Mix construction site for hours on end, until she’s filled about a billion canisters, bags, and pretty boxes full […]

That’s right, people.  Bouncing back is just what I am doing today.  From what, you ask?  From several punches in the gut, courtesy of January 2013. 1.  I’ve been sick this week.  My nose was stuffed and running at the same time.  My ears, clogged.  And my brain, foggy.  I self-medicated with loads of soup, […]

Wow!  What a week!  My sweet husband turned 33 last Thursday, and we celebrated all weekend long.  Witnessing the ear-to-ear grinning that took place was sheer joy for me.  Adam’s birthday dinner request was to relive the burger and loaded baked potato experience from Port of Call in New Orleans, where we commemorated his big […]

Wondering what to do with all your apples?  Here’s an awesome recipe for apple pancakes that comes together quickly and delights the taste buds!  Tonight may be a perfect night for brinner! Apple Pancakes 2 small or one large apple, peeled and diced small- about 1/4” cubes

‘Tis the season for field peas.  They look harmless, right?  I like that the pods are different shades of greens and purples.  And I appreciate their Southern, late summer charm.  In theory.  But, in reality, my thumbs are aching!!!  I’ve been shelling peas an awful lot lately, since they’ve been a part of Jackson Lowe’s […]

It’s a gorgeous day.  The sun is shining and wonderful breezes keep making the yellowy-green leaves on the trees dance.  It feels like- dare I say it?- the beginnings of fall.  And, while I will hang on to my sundresses, flip flops, and tomatoes as long as humanly possible, I understand that time waits for […]

Hey, Y’all!  I’m going to bite my tongue while I say this, but I think the warm weather is here to stay.  I could not be more pleased.  Writing on my porch, listening to birds sing and watching squirrels compete in ever-changing obstacle course challenges is definitely on my list of favorite ways to spend […]