A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Homemade Sodas

Ever wonder what it would be like to throw away all that soda sitting in the pantry and make your own? Well, today’s the day. Hop on over to The Dallas Morning News and check out my recent feature about homemade sodas (click here for the full story) and using the seasons to inspire those […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Bolognese

If I had to choose a last meal, it would be Bolognese. Italian meat sauce served over al dente pasta; the kind that has a hole in it to scoop up and cradle all the goodness. Bolognese.Just writing the word makes me crave a giant bowl of pasta and ragu. Today in The Dallas Morning […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Beer Can Cabbage

Halloween is quickly approaching and what better way to entertain a group of guests than with a dish that looks spooktacularly delicious? Hop on over to The Dallas Morning News today and check out APLK’s newest recipe perfect for your next cook-out, Beer Can Cabbage (click here for the full story and recipe).Intrigued? You should be. Hollow […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Nachos

Nacho night. The very idea of it makes my heart skip a beat. There’s nothing like sending the kids to bed early and then splitting a sheet pan of nachos with my favorite guy.This week in The Dallas Morning News, I dive into the world of nacho making and offer up one of APLK’s most […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and My Favorite Kitchen Tool

It’s always a good morning when The Dallas Morning News features a story from A Pleasant Little Kitchen. This week, I have had the opportunity to discuss one of my favorite kitchen tools– the food processor (click here for full story). For 11 years this food processor has been a part of my kitchen, even […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Hatch Chile Season

There’s a memory of mine that I treasure. It revolves around things I love– my husband, my daughter and seasonal food.Today, in The Dallas Morning News you can read about this treasured food memory of mine that I revisit every August– Hatch green chiles and the birth of my daughter (click here to read the […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Taste of the ’70s

Certain foods trigger memories. Eras even. When I think about strawberries, I instantly go to Sara Lee pound cake, my grandmother’s house and summer.  How about sloppy joes? Fondue? Harvey Wallbangers? Today in The Dallas Morning News I explore the 1970s and some of the food that went along with it (click here to read the […]

A Pleasant Little Announcement | The Dallas Morning News and Summer Garden Recipes

A pleasant little garden is not much, but it’s ours. Every morning, afternoon and evening we tend to our little patch of dirt with curiosity and excitement. As a family we watch the garden grow and we each become partial to a certain piece of it (click here to read more). Each summer we plant four […]