When the words vanilla, cheesecake and pecan are all run together ending in pie I cannot help myself. I cannot resist. I head to the kitchen, sort out the ingredients and begin the fun of mixing and blending while imaging just how good this is going to taste!
I was sitting at a table with friends the other night at our Community Bible Study leadership potluck and Christmas party. My friend Mary Ann said, “Jo and Catherine, you both cook a lot, can you tell me how to keep pecan pie from sticking on the bottom?” Well, I sat up a little straighter […]
I cannot remember when I made my first pie. But on the bright side I know it was when I was still in high school! My sous-chef dish-washing mom has made pie for as long as I can remember and I inherited her love of making anything pie! When granddaughter Abbey arrived for a visit […]
Today I made a pie. Now ordinarily this isn’t blog-worthy news. However, today it is. You see, for the better part of the last 6 weeks I have traveled or been otherwise preoccupied and have spent very little time in the kitchen. To the person who looks at the kitchen as a necessary evil, 6 […]
Last week a big storm with strong wind and rain blew through the area. This large limb found its way to the ground in my brother-in-law’s yard. We became the lucky recipients of a 5 gallon bucket of pecans! My Chief gardener (and love of my life) will dry ’em, shell ’em, and bring to […]
End of the week, beginning of the month! Happy September! Got apples? I’ve got gallons and gallons. A few apple recipes will be coming your way!! You can PRINT the recipe for Autumn’s Caramel Apple Crisp from my Tasty Kitchen Recipe Box. Yum! I had such a good laugh this week that I just have […]
What do you think about caramel? The taste, slightly sweet, very rich, gooey? Truth is, I can get obsessed about caramel with just the slightest encouragement. There are the Sweet and Salty Chocolate Caramel Bars, and Banoffee Pie just for starters! As you already know I am a BIG fan of Turbinado sugar, also known […]
When You Want To Be Joyful Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!” 1 Chronicles 16:31 You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound. Psalm 4:7 WHAT are you thankful for this thanksgiving season? Send your […]