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 Lettuce Wraps

This is really a marinade recipe to eat with either lettuce or soft tortilla wraps. 2 TBSP chili garlic sauce 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 TBSP red wine vinegar 1 1/4 pounds flank steak Mix marinade ingredients in a bowl and add flank steak. Marinate for 30 minutes. Grill for 10 minute per side, or…

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