January 18, 2014

It's only recently become a thing for people to waste food. We've become awful haven't we? Sometimes I just cringe at how much food WE throw out. Throughout history, most food scraps, in Europe anyway, would be taken and thrown into a pot that was nearly always kept si...

January 4, 2014

Happy New Year everyone. I hope yours is off to a great start. We've had a very relaxing holiday season this year. From Thanksgiving through to Christmas, we've had very little travel and lots of pajama wearing days. THE best.Our oldest daughter, Melody, completed her...

November 30, 2013

Food hangovers, tight pants, piles of leftovers, and tons of trash. Sound like your house? Need an easy vintage breakfast idea without buying one single thing? Mom's Fried Cakes. A cross between a funnel cake, beignet and a donut. Scrumptious. Might as well forget star...

November 23, 2013

   Once upon a time there were three daughters that lived in a house and wanted cake.  Wait,that's almost daily! It seems like at least one of these girls has a craving for something almost everyday....

November 16, 2013

It's officially feeling like fall around here.  The trees showing off their rich beautiful colors and the smell of neighborhood fireplaces in action. Cool temps are not my favorite but, the beauty of the countryside makes it tolerable.


This week's Free Recipe Friday ju...

November 9, 2013

Do you ever look back and remember meals your mom made???

Do you ever wonder how she fed the whole entire family with one small roast?

I know portion sizes have gotten larger but, goodness -

were our quantities THAT much smaller???


Even more strange, I remember certain me...

October 25, 2013

This crisp night air reminds me of many different foods, but today I will focus on pot pies.  The lovely, the delicious, pot pie.  In my high school years pot pies were those little frozen things in the cute little pie tins.  Fresh out of the oven they'd be lava hot fo...

October 11, 2013

   We have been enjoying The Back Porch eatery since our college days in the mid '80's.  A nice homey burger joint where you feel you're getting more than just a fast food burger.  There have been changes over the years, but the majority of those seem to have been in t...

October 11, 2013


Don't know what you're hungry for?  Want something easy but, still looks swanky?  How about crepes???  Sweet or savory, crepes can be your best friend.  They are easy to whip up ahead of time and fill with anything from chicken (fresh, grilled, leftover, or a rotisser...

October 4, 2013


Fall is so close we can almost taste it.  We long for it around here but, it just seems to tease us over and over until Halloween or even later.  Now that we are actually in the month of October, we do like to pretend it's fall and decorate as such.  We imagine the le...

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