I love Halloween. I love the candy, especially candy corn, haunted houses, scary movies, trick or treaters, parties, and, of course, the costumes. Like most activities and holidays in 2020, Halloween will be different this year. No trick or treaters,
Fall is here. For most of us here in the South that means football, gumbo, jambalaya, and beans, and all that means rice. Rice, rice, and more rice leads to leftover rice…which is a good thing, of course. I use
It’s Labor Day weekend and I’m sure the plans we all have this year are looking quite different from past celebrations. Every Labor Day, we attend a big potluck picnic at an apple orchard. It’s always a much anticipated day
As I pulled the bowl of this Lemon Cranberry Carrot Relish from the fridge, I wondered if anyone ever tries any of the suggestions in my “Put on Your TO COOK IS TO CREATE Thinking Cap” section of my blogs.
I’m only a breakfast person on the weekends. I know that sounds crazy, but that’s me. During this pandemic however, I have started adding brunch on Mondays as well. Brunch Monday–has a ring to it, doesn’t it? It does make
It’s hot. It’s hot. It’s hot. Yes, I know it is the middle of July in Louisiana, but it is HOT. With the heat index it reached 107* today. In fact, my phone alerted me twice today with the heat
It’s officially summer. Those of us in Louisiana never need to hear that announcement for with our humidity and heat index it feels like summer most days. I enjoy summer, even with the scorching heat. It just gives me more
If you are on social media you are well aware of the Quarantine Baking wave. Everybody is on a baking trend. In fact, I’ve seen more sourdough starters in the last few weeks than I ever have in my life;
Did you know it is National Pizza Party Day? Sounds like a good thing to celebrate or maybe I’m just searching for a good excuse to celebrate. Either way, there has been more pizza eating in our house than usual.
Last year when I prepared Food Waste DIY gifts for Mother’s Day, I never could have realized just how different the world would be today. Could any of us have? No malls to shop and no restaurants to make Mother’s