This is the Fourth Installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge I know frying foods is a staple of southern cooking but can we also say that fried food is a staple in all American cooking. It really does rank right up there with baseball, apple pie, Johnny Cash and Elvis. I mean there is nothing like fried chicken or in my neck of the … Continue reading It’s Go’n to Fry, Fry, Fry…Fry…Fry…Fry!
Halloween is a holiday in our house that just comes and goes. There is not much effort in putting forth except for buying a bag of candy and leaving the porch light on to single trick-or-treaters that we have candy to give. This year however, was different since I committed myself to a cookbook challenge I knew that Ree’s holiday book would be the one … Continue reading Cooking From a Year of… Halloween 2019
Installment Two of the Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge. Knock You Naked Brownies Recipe No. 2 TW and I were in our apartment for almost two months before our neighbors to the right of us moved in. The family consisted of a single mom with a teenage daughter. Occasionally we will hear laughter (which is nice) through our walls from them, especially when the daughter has … Continue reading Friday Night Lights Dinner with Knock You Naked Brownies
First Installment of The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Hominy Casserole Recipe No. 1 During our first meals together TW listed off some of the things his dad and he would eat. One of those things was hominy. What’s hominy? I asked TW. I never heard of hominy until that moment. Now you can imagine that’s how much of a northern gal I am. TW’s parents … Continue reading Hominy…What’s Hominy?
Introduction to the Pioneer Woman Cookbook Challenge Which is why it has been quiet here lately. That, my work schedule and family events. My kiddo was up from school for a couple of weekends. For those of you who have adult children, you know that those moments when you kiddos come around are so precious. Let me tell y’all about this quest that I am … Continue reading I am on a Quest!
You know that old saying; “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!” I am there. I am not going to divulge what it is that has me frustrated and discouraged and feeling like….uggh, but after reading an article on LinkedIn on my lunch break this afternoon, I now know that I am not the only one out there in this same predicament. I know that … Continue reading Oh, Lemons!!!!
Life in my world of writing has been a little bit uneventful. Truthfully when it comes down to it, I don’t want to be burned out on the blogging thing. Not to mention I really haven’t had a moment to carve out the time to write, however, it doesn’t mean that my life in the real world hasn’t been uneventful. All last week the biggest … Continue reading To Be Fair…
Towards the end of fall semester of 2018 I had a rather large marketing assignment in my sales class that involved writing a skit and preforming the skit (I asked TW to help me with this part) via video selling Stubb’s BBQ products to a fictitious restaurant in San Diego, California. The skit was well written however, TW and I will be keeping our day … Continue reading Oh Stubbs, You Are For Real!
The Flag Cake is a cake that most of us have come accustom to having on the table at Fourth of July get togethers. It really is unmistakeable with its raspberry stripes and the blueberry star background all nestled in a cream cheese frosting. This ingenious creation was given to us by Ina Garten from the Barefoot Contessa [cookbook: Family Style] which was first featured … Continue reading The Infamous Flag Cake
When I entered into the world of food service I had some knowledge which was taught to me by my mom of how to cook and prep. My very first job is where I picked up almost all of my skills that I carry with me today. Such as don’t put a metal pan in the microwave (oops! At home we didn’t have metal pans) … Continue reading One Core, Two Core