Can it possibly be Labor Day already? The last of summer. The last hurrah. No more beach picnics. Kids are in school. Sigh. But, even if you can’t have campfires (like here in the Sierras because of the drought) or it’s too cold to go to the beach, you can still make these Indoor Gourmet […]Read More Please may we have S’more? With Bacon? (Indoor Gourmet S’mores)
We are still waiting to move in to the Mid Century Modern home (affectionately known as The Money Pit) that we are remodeling. The only items left are putting together the Easy Closet System (looks complicated) and getting our brand new Induction Range working. We haven’t even had a chance to use it yet (except once […]Read More Bring-Your-Own-Chair Easter Event or “I don’t normally like cauliflower, but I like this Cauliflower”
Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Home tour I didn’t have time today to make another treat, because I did an elf photo shoot. They are absolutely the worst kind of subject. Most of my conversation and instruction went like this: “Hey! Stop that and leave him alone.” “Please look at the camera.” “Just because […]Read More Deck The Halls Holiday Home Tour Part III and Christmas Cheer
I think love and strawberries go together. After all, you can dip strawberries in chocolate, or drop them into champagne, or slice them up and serve with ice cream drizzled with chocolate. All of these are romantic and put you in the mind for love. And between Yes!Chef! and myself, we have been making quite […]Read More With Much Love and Strawberries
Do you have childhood memories of Poke Cake? I used to make Poke Cake for my kids when they were small, mostly because it was easy and they loved it. Sometimes I made it with Jello, but mostly I made it with pudding and Cool Whip topping. My youngest (who just turned 20) does not […]Read More Give your loved ones a poke…Chocolate Mint Poke Cake, that is.
A few more appetizers to add to our three part series about the Wedding Shower and then we’ll move on to other things. Not to say that these last two “bites” are to be dismissed. I definitely think you should try them. Once is so simple that you will wish you would have thought of […]Read More A Wedding in the Family: Wedding Shower Part III – Teriyaki Meatballs and Mozzarella Bites
I might have mentioned that it was my birthday a couple of weeks ago. And, in celebration, Yes!Chef! made dinner for the fam. He suggested an upscaled Kentucky Fried Chicken type of recipe, which I thought might be mighty tasty. I’m pretty sure most people have eaten at Kentucky Fried Chicken at some point in […]Read More Kentucky Fried Chicken Redux or Guilty Pleasures