Ok ok ok, calm down. Don’t assume that because I have THAT word “Vegan” in the title that I have gone off the deep end. (Not that if you are Vegan I think that about you…I just love my meats and honey way too much.) I recently made a new friend that, lo and behold, knows how to cook. Or, at least she has led me to believe that fact. Time will tell. See, when it comes time for snow, my sweet tooth inevitably kicks in, and this time, she came to the rescue. After deciding to avoid the … Continue reading Almost Vegan Chocolate “Caramel” Oatmeal Cookies
This was published in the December 2013 issue of Alamance Magazine. I want to share it with you now, because it’s never a bad time for gift giving. With love, J ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gift Giving There’s so much that comes to … Continue reading Gift Giving – Music and Brownies
What a crazy month it’s been! Four weeks ago tomorrow, Maw-Maw was first admitted to the hospital for kidney failure and a myriad of other things. Two weeks before that approximately she had a pretty bad fall, and that started the downhill roll for her kidneys. Between work, home, and hospital (or rehab center for 4 days) we’re all exhausted and ready for a break. Good news is that she came home Friday – hopefully for good now. All of us are tired of hospitals to be perfectly honest. The bad news…. She is now on permanent Dialysis. We’re a … Continue reading Changing the way we cook: Dialysis friendly recipes
Do you remember my good friend, Jen? She last wrote for us about Wild Turkey Stew, and this time she’s bringing us a very near and dear to her heart recipe for her Mama’s Peanut Butter Balls. I meant to … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: My friend Jen and her Peanut Butter Balls…
I do! I do! I do! Who loves supporting local companies and businesses??? I do! So with that said, I am pleased to bring you my first ever contest. Woohoo!!! On top of that, what better thing to kick off … Continue reading CONTEST: Who loves BBQ Sauce???
First, I must apologize for all of the “reflection” posts lately, and lack of recipes. I’ll be back on the recipes shortly, I promise. I’m just in a very pivotal moment it seems in life. By no means is it … Continue reading Rambling on my way to my 30s and a Cooking Class on 9/5/12!!! Yay!
di·et/ˈdī-it/ Verb: Restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight: “it is difficult to diet in a house full of cupcakes”. Now that you know the definition of using “diet” as a verb…let’s … Continue reading It’s time we had a talk…about Sticky Toffee Pudding and an English Pub named Marshall
A couple Sundays ago I posted about a good friend of mine and her group, GurlBye. They sent me two recipes, and here is the second installment. If you didn’t have a chance to look at the Rhythm Roll post … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: Sparkling Smoothies with the sparkling young ladies of GurlBye
I have a super good friend of mine that is in love with everything Mardi Gras, and I know she looks forward to it every year. Well, this year, I decided to try my hand at a King Cake. I … Continue reading Fit for a Mardi Gras King….Cake.
Wow! It’s been a little bit of time since we’ve had a Sundays with Friends to post (so send me more to firstname.lastname@example.org *wink*)…and there’s no better way to bring it back than with a Triple-layer GODIVA Dream Cheesecake. Yes….I … Continue reading Sundays with Friends: Dreaming with Dannie and his Godiva Dream Cheesecake