Plain Old Pecan Pie

Jeff likes plain old pecan pie. Not chocolate, not maple, not even Bourbon Pecan Pie.  Just plain old. However, you can sneak a tablespoon or two of bourbon in this pie and most people would just wonder what made it extra special. (Shh… I did!) 1 cup light corn syrup (or dark) 3 eggs 1…

Steak Marinade

Love a good marinade but hate the ingredients in every bottle or powdered bag? Here’s a great recipe to use for steak, chicken or pork. 2 TBSP chili garlic sauce 1/4 cup soy sauce or coconut aminos 1 TBSP red wine vinegar 1 1/4 pounds flank steak Mix marinade ingredients in a bowl and add…

Keeping My Christmas Spirit

Snow, Santa, Jingle Bells. I love Christmas – until the season is in full swing. And then suddenly, I’ve become a Scrooge, Grinch and Hater. So overwhelmed by how quickly it descends and all there is do, that the joy is sucked right out of me. The smell of peppermint, triggering the olfactory Christmas memories, makes…

Thanksgiving Menu 2016

Smoked Turkey Breast Rotisserie Turkey Breast Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Hassleback Sage Brown Buttered Sweet Potatoes Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms Plain Old Pecan Pie Caramel Apples