Chicken Salad and Spring

I guess losing someone never gets easier. Or maybe it does, and I don’t remember things being so tough after losing Paw-Paw so many years ago.  I was a teenager then, and now an adult.  The heart understands more now, and in turn I believe it does hurt more.  With that being mentioned, I’m looking…

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A taste of Louisiana…

I would love to think we all enjoy trying new things.  Some more than others.  But, I know I am at the top of the list with this lately.  A really good friend of mine went to Mardi Gras this year.  She asked me if I wanted her to bring anything back for me to…

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The BIG 1-0-0 and Tillamook! Thank you!

“Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.” ~ Jacob A. Riis…

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This Pimento Cheese recipe is for you, Beaux!

Most recently, a fellow blogger of mine, Beaux with Holy Poached Egg, has been discussing the pros and cons (mostly cons in his opinion) of a good ol’ Southern staple…the Pimento Cheese.  I have always loved Pimento Cheese, as Beaux doesn’t seem to prefer it very much.  But, that’s ok.  We all have our different…

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The label says it all…

We can attribute a lot of our eating habits to our up bringing.  It’s true, and I bet you can think of one thing that you do, that your parents or grandparents did.  As a developing individual, our surroundings can impact us more than we know.  The things we observe, the people we observe, the…

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Homemade Pimento Cheese

We grew pimentoes in our small garden this year.  What better southern classic to use them for other than Pimento Cheese????  Yes, you can get fancy with it, add olives, pecans, walnuts, grapes, etc…..But, I prefer the basic Pimento Cheese. I took a shortcut by buying finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese.  Then diced quite a few…

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