Put This In your Mouth

Put this sandwich in your mouth.  I am a carnivore but I honestly believe  a vegetarian sandwich can be absolutely delicious. I asked my grandson Brittian what was his favorite thing to eat, he told me “meat on a stick”.  So, from that conversation you know I really had to go some to create a…

Party Like A Rock Star

Birdie Bert’s Birthday Carb Boil My grandson just turned 10 years old.  Instead of a party at the local arcade, he  requested a crab boil.  He invited friends and family to celebrate his birthday.  This party will stand out in his mind forever.  There must have been at least 50 people present we  ate, laughed,…

Cream Dream

Cream sauces are an excellent addition to any dish from appetizers to desserts.  My nephew loves cream sauces.  His cream dream is 30 weight brown gravy or garlic cream sauce which I make for him religiously for the last 27 years.   Here are 2 of my favorite cream dreams. ALFREDO SAUCE In a heavy saucepan melt 1/2…

GO LAKERS

We have 198 followers.  We are on our way to being the first food blog with 1 billion new cousins.  Please continue to share this blog with all your contacts and encourage everyone friends, strangers, co-workers, neighbors to share with their contacts.   Today, I am going to gorge out on steak, shrimp and chicken…

Delicious Easter Leftovers

How are y’all doing today?  I pray everyone had a great weekend. Today we are going to repurpose those leftovers and make the best shepherd pie you have ever tasted. This is going to be quick and easy if you had lamb yesterday,  if not replace the lamb with whatever meat you had. These are…

Tar Heel Omelette

March Madness, let’s get ready for the next game. As you already know, I have picked North Carolina to win it all.    To start the day off right I am serving a Tar Heel (sweet potato) omelette for breakfast. Tar Heel Omelette North Carolina is the largest producer of sweet potatoes in the country…

Mamma’s Fried Apple Pies

These pies are made from dried apples, to be called Mamma’s Fried Apple Pies the trick is to have just the right amount of sugar and spices. These pies do all the things cooking and sharing is supposed to do.  When I make these pies my head and heart are filled with memories of being…

Streak-O-Lean for Brunch

My grandson says you have to be country as brown eggs to know what a streak-o-lean is. The question now is how country are you? Streak-o-lean is salt pork. I have a couple cousins coming over for brunch.  The plan is to talk, share, eat and laugh out loud.  Brunch today is streak-o-lean, red eye…

March Madness Food and Drink

First things first, get a Keg of dark beer. You are half way there.  We are serving beer in crystal champagne flutes with a strawberry (the official state red berry) on the side with my Country Girl Caviar. I picked the North Carolina Tar Heels to take it all.  Below, find the country winning ticket…

St. Patrick’s Day Leftovers

There are so many  delicious dishes we can create from our St. Patrick’s Day leftovers such as corn beef pizza, corn beef cabbage rolls, corn beef casserole, sandwiches, shepherd’s pie, corn beef quiche, last but not least corn beef hash pies.  Today we are going to make the best fried corn beef hash pies you have ever…

Easter Menu Ideas

Based on my belief and commitment Easter  signifies the end of lent and the resurrection of Jesus Christ.  As we go forward in our preparation of Easter Dinner let us thank God for his grace and mercy, for our faith, our family, our food, health and the joy of life. We are going to kick…

Why Cooking Is My Passion

Every day I look forward to a new experience. Cooking allows me to potentially learn something new every day.  For example, today I am going to prepare Shrimp Creole for dinner, I am going to replace Worcestershire Sauce with fish sauce; let’s see how that taste.  Try something new and different every day. Share with…