Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

I love a good pumpkin pie.  By good I don’t mean a commercially baked pie sold by the thousands.  I mean a good pie baked from scratch in your kitchen.   Using a fresh pumpkin right out of the garden or from the local farmers 

Breads and Spreads

Breads and Spreads

When I grew up we were really poor.   Not welfare poor but my parents struggled and we lived out of town.  Not close to a store and stores were all closed on Sunday’s.  Times have changed.    My mom made homemade bread every week. 

Tex Mex   Taste of Summer

Tex Mex Taste of Summer

I love Salsa.   I am from Arizona and love salsa’s.   Many of my friends are from Mexico or South America and over the years they have taught me many things about how different salsas can be and how creative one can be in 

How to Fix your Food

How to Fix your Food

What do I mean when I say fix your food.  Often times we taste our food and it can be off.  Not enough flavor, too sweet, too spicy, too rich, or no flavor at all.   My number one rule of cooking is to always 

Let’s Talk about Entertaining

Let’s Talk about Entertaining

I really want to talk about Entertaining. It feel it is becoming a lost art. We are just to busy and don’t want the hassle that comes with Entertaining. The mess, the cost, the time, just the frustrations of not knowing how to do it. 

Holiday Popcorn & Printable Tag

Holiday Popcorn & Printable Tag

Popcorn is a great holiday gift. It is easy and as you know from this blog post that Americans love popcorn. It is the number one snack food in America, hitting it’s highest point in the holiday season. From seasoned popcorns that are savory, to sweet 

Chef Brad’s Fudge

Chef Brad’s Fudge

Before I give you the Fudge Recipe I want to share with you my feelings and philosophy of enjoying the holiday season. One of the reasons I love eating grains is the fiber that they provide. I have learned that when we eat a diet