A Pleasant Little Memory | Sirloin, Sweet Potato, Garlic Kebabs

There’s never a season when we are not grilling. Maybe because Dallas is home and the weather is most always tolerable…or because Randy and I absolutely love the results of cooking over open flame?The smell of charcoal being lit, the sight of billowing smoke rising from the grill, and the taste of grilled food are intoxicating. It’s […]

Greek Yogurt, Honey and Chia Seeds

One afternoon a few years back, my little assistant was standing nearby while I was preparing one of my favorite go-to snacks. Greek yogurt, honey and chia seeds. It’s a recipe that is healthy, quick and filling. To sweeten each bite, I typically add whatever fruit happens to be in my fridge. While I was about to […]

A Pleasant Little Review | Cook’s Country One-Pan Wonders

I was raised on steak and potatoes. Every weekend dad manned the grill outside and mom popped the russet potatoes in the oven. It was a weekly ritual that we all looked forward to. Since then a nicely grilled beef filet paired with a baked potato and a glass of red wine speaks my food […]

A Pleasant Little Review | America’s Test Kitchen Foolproof Preserving

Winter. Spring. Summer. Fall. Preserving the bounties of the seasons should not be limited to one season. I’m new to the “canning” world. Two years ago, I picked up a book on “putting up” and feel in love with the romantic notion of preserving the seasons.The more I got involved with the book, the more […]