My family and I just recently visited my birthplace, California. My 17 year old daughter is determined to go to college there. She is an aspiring director, writer, and film producer. So we packed up the car and made it a family trip. Several (9) college visits and some visiting with family all packed in … Continue reading Avocado Toast. It’s a thing, and I love it!
With summer upon us, I find that cooking a heavy meal is just not my highest priority after work during the weekday. My go-to summer quick fix is a sandwich and something light on the side. Here are a few of my favorite summer sandwiches. The cucumber, avocado and cream cheese summer sandwich: First, pop … Continue reading Summer Sandwich Options
Once a month continues! via Girls night out becomes girls night in! This time we met at DebraJane's home. The weather was perfect for the patio. I brought an appetizer, toasted tortellini, https://thecozycook.com/parmesan-crusted-tortellini-bites/, with my favorite https://www.newmansown.com/foods/sockarooni-pasta-sauce/ for dipping, and bottle of http://www.casillerodeldiablo.com/en Cabernet Sauvignon. CrusinCate brought an appetizer and bottle of wine as … Continue reading Girls night out becomes girls night in!
One of the many things that I love about spring and early summer are the festivals and events hosted outdoors. In Oklahoma, late April and May, there are many festivals, marathons, and other events sponsored each weekend. These events are a sign of the season and they each provide culture for our community. This weekend, … Continue reading Festival of Art
Today is Cinco de Mayo and here in Oklahoma we celebrate the day with great Mexican food. We have numerous local Tex-Mex and Mexican restaurants to enjoy a good meal and the further south one travels the more authentic the Mexican food will be. The history of Cinco de Mayo, the 5th of May, is … Continue reading Tamales with Chorizo
Once a week I crave a great steak. My preference is really more frequent than once a week, however, with an effort to stay healthy I limit this craving to a once a week treat. A typical week of meals involves rotating my protein with chicken one evening, fish for another, a vegetarian protein, ground … Continue reading A Great Steak
Sliders, Wings, Hot dogs, Hot links. . . It's what's for dinner no matter how cold it is outside! Dry rubbed wings with onion powder, red pepper, chili powder, black pepper, sugar, cinnamon, and drizzled with honey and olive oil! Delicious! Sliders, best left alone with a sprinkle of onion powder, salt, and pepper. The … Continue reading 45 degrees and Grilling!