Cruciferous Challenge

Cruciferous Challenge

Don’t let the word cruciferous turn you away.  It’s simply a category of vegetables related to cabbage.  My favorite saying, “don’t knock it til you try it”.  Cruciferous broken down, simply has to do with the Latin word meaning CROSS.  For if you look at a growing cabbage plant, it’s four leaves join in resemblance of a cross.  It’s a big word, but it’s really that simple.

A Lost Art

When you think of a “lost art” what comes to mind?  In this setting I’m referring to the culinary arts.  As of lately I have been asked, by a company, to set my best foot/hand forward and create some scrumptious good ole southern recipes/dishes....
The Queen of Greens

The Queen of Greens

I am often asked, “what is kale?”.  If you’re not sure what it is, the only example I can think of to describe it to you is…do you remember going to Shoney’s or a steakhouse when you were a kid?  They would garnish almost every plate with...
The Essence of Tableness

The Essence of Tableness

A table makes a room more inviting.  Imagine a dining room filled with chairs and no table…it seems empty.  You expect a table should be there.  Imagine a living room with a couch and a couple of sitting chairs and no end table and no coffee table.  Sure there...
Teachers at Christmastime

Teachers at Christmastime

Pictured above, my Mom, one of my most favorite teachers! Typically this time of the year we parents are wondering, “what is something unique and special to get for our children’s teachers to let them know how special they are at Christmastime?”.  My...
Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

This blog is directly a result of the fact that I am preparing deviled eggs for Thanksgiving tomorrow.  They’re like the perfect food for the day…they go over well at breakfast, brunch, lunch, snacks, then of course the main dinner.  I am making plenty,...