Asparagus, to peel or not to peel?

I like to peel it, especially when making Quick Microwave Steamed Asparagus. Am I the only one who peels their asparagus in order to get every inch of asparagus goodness out of a bundle? It's kind of a pain, but I like that I can salvage more of the veggie, especially the fat tough stalks!  … Continue reading Asparagus, to peel or not to peel?

Favorite FoodieBook Friday

CHURROS! This week I had to make churros. I've never made them before, but in the past two books I've read, churros were mentioned thirteen times! While I read (re-re-re-read) The Lost Recipe for Happiness, by Barbara O'Neal last week my mouth watered over "Tansy's Churros" recipe. It's really a simple recipe combining eggs, flour, … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBook Friday

Favorite FoodieBook Fridays

Do you love food novels, food-themed books, or books with food as much as I do? As I've mentioned before, I love books and I love cooking, and I really love novels with food themes. I want to share all of the gems I adore with you once a month, and I hope to post … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBook Fridays

Banana Zucchini Date Bread and a Big Smile

I’ve been baking banana zucchini bread, refreshing my email, waiting for a reply from a dear long distance friend that I hadn't heard from in awhile. Now that I have a reply I have a smile on my face as big and warm as the cinnamon banana scent that’s filling the house! This recipe is … Continue reading Banana Zucchini Date Bread and a Big Smile

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

If you love shrimp and especially love shrimp with a little pizazz, you will add this to your weekly rotation! I made it once and my husband has requested it once a week since. My go to shrimp recipes are shrimp fajita and shrimp scampi, but this one is our new favorite. It serves up … Continue reading Cilantro Lime Shrimp