Tag Archives: vegetarian

Spinach & Blueberry Salad With Yogurt & Herb Dressing


It’s hotter than “blue blazes” in Texas, already!  The heat and humidity make me want to eat lighter meals with lots of fruits and veggies.  The blueberries at Saturday’s farmers market looked plump and juicy so I brought home a … Continue reading

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Faux Mac & Cheese


I’ve been finding all sorts of positives in my life of late, sans the Mr.  The obvious positive is, he’s been shooting furniture out-of-state for a well-known retailer for 5 weeks now.  Bringin’ home the bacon = good.  Another less … Continue reading

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Crispy Kale Chips


Have you heard of these?  Kale chips.  A few weeks ago when I visited LuLu in Austin she offered a bowl of crispy kale chips for snacking.  Interestingly a few days later at a friend’s home on Lake Austin a … Continue reading

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Root Soup


 “Wow, I am so happy to back at my desk, punching the keyboard and visiting with you!  I trust you all had a warm and thankful holiday last week, complete with too much food, friends and family gathered ’round and … Continue reading

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It’s Thyme For Mushrooms


I’m in love with this dish!  Earthy mushrooms, fragrant thyme and sharp parmesan lend themselves to an array of entrees.  I served these mushrooms over a bed of fresh,

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A Look Back


Finding myself a bit overloaded this week has led me to take a look back and see what I was doing this time last year.  Do you ever have those weeks where there’s not a thing wrong except your calendar … Continue reading

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Summer Fruits For You


When I learned that my favorite peach orchard would be closed until next summer as of this weekend, I knew I’d better take a drive and stock up on fresh peaches.  Ham’s Orchard in Terrell, Texas offers up fresh picked … Continue reading

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A Vegetable Isn’t A Vegetable


Down South, even our vegetables have some pig hidden somewhere in it. A vegetable isn’t a vegetable without a little ham hock. Paula Deen Ah Ha…I finally found a recipe using vegetables that appealed to me.  I think the reason … Continue reading

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I Want To Bathe In This


Seriously!  I want to fill up the bathtub and slide right in.  Honey-Lemon Custard is a simple dessert, a little tangy, a little sweet, creamy, full of honey, lemon and vanilla flavors.  

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Do You Know What Angels Eat?


“The true Southern watermelon is a boon apart, and not to be mentioned with commoner things. It is chief of this world’s luxuries, king by the grace of God over all the fruits of the earth. When one has tasted it, he … Continue reading

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