thymepotatoes

Why? Why do what we do to sweet potatoes? We cover them with marshmallows…with sugar…with syrup….brown sugar…and butter. Why can’t we just let them be their own sweet self? Sweet potatoes have been so misunderstood. Every Thanksgiving we are forced to deal the latest sugary-coated recipe. Here’s a recipe where the potatoes rule…enhanced only by […]

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corn chowder

We are in the height of corn season here. We can’t get enough of it – or so my Hubby thinks! Every time I send him to the farmer’s market for corn – he comes home with the twice the amount I ask for! “Honey, we need six ears of corn.” He comes home with […]

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Coconut Squares

August 5, 2012 11 Comments

sliced

We’re having a family barbeque today in celebration of my daughter being home. I always like to surprise my family with a recipe from our past and this time, I decided to make our Aunty Kay’s coconut squares! My Aunty Kay is my godmother and was always our ‘cool’ Aunt.  She worked as a waitress […]

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yogurt

I have a little secret to share with you… When I was a little girl, I used to sneak into my Mom’s freezer and open a can of frozen lemonade and eat it right from the can! Mmmmm…it was tart and sweet and full of citrusy flavor! I kept a little can way back in […]

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with strawberries

Tonight I bring you a simple slice of simplicity. Sometimes it doesn’t need to complex or complicated. My daughter is in town – a trip she only can make once a year and I want to spend as much time as I can with her. I also want to treat her to home cooking and […]

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slices

This is such a fun way to cook a baked potato! It’s a cross between a baked potato, potato skins and fried potatoes. And – you can be so creative with them! I’m gonna give you the basics and you can create your own tater! Start with a basic baking potato (sweet potatoes would work […]

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Peach Ice Cream

July 20, 2012 2 Comments

scoop of cream

Allow me to dish you up a scoop of summer. A dish of sweet summer peaches. It doesn’t get any better than this. Yes, I’m still on my ice cream kick.  I’m loving my new Kitchen Aide ice cream maker. I just can’t stop making ice cream! This recipe is one of my favorites. Start […]

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greenbeans

Ah. Summer’s bounty. I can’t keep up with all the wonderful things I want to make. Fresh peaches are ripening on my counter. Beets are waiting to be roasted in my refrigerator. And all those tomatoes! Herbs from the garden. Fresh green beans. As I write this tonight, I see on the news how the […]

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