Thanksgiving Check List

If you haven’t started thinking about what you’re doing to make for Thanksgiving…now would be a good time to start (wink, nudge: there’s less than a week to go!). You have the weekend to plan your meal, create a grocery list and spring into action. I haven’t gone as far as practicing serving the turkey…

Peach Nectarine Blueberry Crisp

It’s summer! There’s fresh fruit everywhere just waiting to be eaten. Although peaches aren’t quite at their peak, leaving them on the counter for a day or two will soften them up a bit. Or in this case, since their being baked, the heat softens and sweetens them in the oven. Nectarines and blueberries however…

Buttermilk Apple Bread

This recipe comes to us from Cocunut and Lime. Here is my first video! Enjoy — ingredients and recipe below. Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 cups all purpose flour 3 T. brown sugar 1 T. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. cinnamon (i added a few shakes of nutmeg) 1/2 tsp. ginger…

Mama’s Cookin’

My mom is the best cook, simply put. All those cooking tips so far in the blog post (as of Feb. 26), I heard her say at one time or another. She can look at a sauce and by the texture, color or aroma tell what’s missing. She also gives it the ol’ fashion taste…

Cooking Tips

This will update regularly. Hopefully it will show up under recent posts each time that happens. The purpose of this section is as I experience and learn – I want to share! So…here are some already accumulated cooking tips from past experiences and of course, my mom. And if you have any you’d like to…