Pucker Up

While I make my picks for this week’s games, I am preparing Pucker Up Cabbage Slaw.  Dinner tonight is trout almondine, pucker up cabbage slaw, honey glazed carrots, yeast rolls, and kool-aide.  Hendo cake for dessert. PUCKER UP CABBAGE SLAW (the family secret to pucker up is the liquid off a can of jalapeno peppers – don’t tell everyone)…

WEEK TWO

Today is a hot link, chili, cheese topped with onions day.  That’s all I can do its NFL Week Two. Here are a couple of my picks:   Arizona New Orleans Houston San Francisco

Cranberry Slush Cocktail

INGREDIENTS:  1/2 cup cranberries, juice and pulp of 2 tangerines, juice and pulp of 2 limes, 1/3 cup crushed pineapples, 1 teaspoon grated tangerine and lime zest, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup raw honey, 1/2 pint ginger ale, crushed ice. Add all the ingredients, except tangerine and lime zest to the blender, mix well until smooth.  Add crushed…

ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?

Good morning Cousin, I’m here in Dalla where it is warm and humid.  I am planning a light hardy meal. I  am expecting about 5-guest for the football pre-game tonight.  Game 1 of 17 is Panthers vs. Broncos. I am picking the Panthers to win.  Tonight I am preparing an avocado salad, fried chicken backs, and a mimosa as a chaser….

CABBAGE AND DUMPLINGS

Hey, Cousin how y’all doing today?  Lets do something a little different today; I’m fixing cabbage, dumplings, fried pork chops, cornbread and glazed carrots for dinner.  How many of you have ever had cabbage and dumplings? INGREDIENTS: 1 medium head of cabbage, 3/4 cup chicken broth,  3/4 cup distilled vinegar, 8 pieces of bacon, 1 tablespoon…

What Does Labor Day Mean To You?

Today many of us celebrate Labor Day as a peaceful day where we BBQ and lay back.  Labor Days start was very different.  In the 1800’s the state of labor very hard and very labor intense.  For example, the average worker that also included children as young as five years old usually worked a twelve…

Labor Day Sides

  Good morning Cousin, it’s Labor Day weekend, the official last BBQ weekend. Let’s have baked beans for a side dish. INGREDIENTS:  1 pound great northern beans, 2 tablespoons butter, 3 garlic gloves sliced, 1 small chopped onion, 2 chopped celery stalk, 3 slices bell pepper, 1 bay leaf, 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon, 1/2 teaspoon dried…

Meet My Grandbaby

My grandson  Robert loves meatballs. Whenever I see him I try to prepare meatball something. Today I am preparing Meat Ball Soup. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pound lean ground beef, 1/2 pound ground veal, 1/2 cup bread crumbs, 2 tablespoo22nd butter milk,1/2 small onion, finely chopped onions, 1 stalk celery finely chopped, 2 tablepoons green bell pepper, finely…