Autumn’s Best Cooked Apples

When Abby shared some of her favorite things of fall, I knew it was time for me to put a pot of apples on the stove.  Apples are plentiful this time of year in the United States.  Not only are they available at farmers markets but even the grocery stores are selling from new crops. … Read more

Buttermilk Biscuits & The Chief’s Legendary Gravy

My step-son Bryan was coming for a visit and he sent me a picture of a mile-high biscuit from a restaurant in California, commenting about the “best biscuit” he ever ate.  To a slightly competitive cook that was basically throwing down the gauntlet! Whenever the kids come home the Chief’s biscuits and gravy are always on the … Read more

Summer Weekend and Holiday Breakfast Ideas

Summer weekends and holidays are often times filled with family and friends visiting.  Today I am highlighting a few of my favorite breakfast recipes I enjoy making when we have company. I always start with this Praline French Toast.  This is a very simple recipe and your family and friends will flip over it.  This … Read more