I sure have a fond recall of my family, back when I was growing up in my younger years. Mom did what she could to clothe and feed us, with the main emphasis being her way with food. My earliest recollection was of me and my brother, sitting on a pile of hot asphalt, when the road needed its yearly paving. I still remember how … Continue reading Eat Asphalt and Dine!
Pecans not an easy nut to crack nor to find I resorted to the barter system with one of the local growers in my area, 2 pears and an apple I proposed to the woman behind the counter, She just looked amused “You know, there is a 2 Eggplant minimum?” Eggplants vs pears who made up this system anyway? I searched throughout my truck I … Continue reading 2 Eggplant Minimum
She was looking for something tasty, when she chanced upon my blog, “Pumpkin Soup” she said. “Easy and rich” “Kind of sounds like something a girl could sink her teeth into…” I was in a quandary perhaps, I misunderstood her I’d read about thing like this happening to others, but this site had stories and prose not a recipe kind of blog! I wrote a … Continue reading Pardon Me
White beans. Who would use white beans in Chili? She was a strange one, that’s for sure, but I guess I needed her, even though she had strange ways. The kitchen was filled with sounds of cutting, and her humming “Linger” by the “Cranberries”. Fitting. So Fitting. Onions. Garlic. Red Pepper.Salt.Pepper.A pinch of this, and of that. Chili powder.Cumin. Smoked paprika.Tomatoes.Water. Lentils. Beans – not … Continue reading I Burned My Lip
You are the sweetest not just a bit, better than I ever tasted before, You are the darkest my bittersweet girl just right for baking just right for me, Your scent fills my room so wonderfully warm too hot to touch Ouch! too easy to be burned If you were a cookie a cake, or a pie how wonderful it would be tasting my way … Continue reading Sweeter Than
Don’t object to being called a Babe no harm intended no harm at all It seems that Kale has crept into my existence lurking, showing up in the most unusual places Learn to love it some might say better than fighting it make Kale, not War I looked under the covers, I saw you, and…. Didn’t I say, that Kale has a funny way so … Continue reading My Kale Babe
I would imagine, that some of you have already started looking for the ingredients to this soup on the Internet. Keep on looking…. The beauty of Fantasy Cooking is that you never have to worry if your pictures are in focus, or if there is too much salt in your concoction. Lentils? I see that some of you are faster than I had expected, especially … Continue reading Fantasy Vegetable Soup