Month: June 2017

caprese salad styles & designs

caprese salad styles & designs

Platters. Bowls. Plates. Saucers. Skewers. Cups. Tarts. Tartlets. Galettes.  Family style. Individual style. So many ways to enjoy! I’m talking about the wildly popular and super delicious caprese salad! Honestly, I’ve not met one person in my travels or anyone who’s broken bread at my table who doesn’t love this […]

fabulous july fourth ideas

  OK, I’m gonna try to do some intel for you. Intel as in scouring Pinterest for some great ideas for the 4th of July and decor. Pinterest makes life so stinkin’ simple and easy. But, if you have some of my favorite boards for ideas, well, I just might […]

five patriotic dining table designs boho style

five patriotic dining table designs boho style

Summer’s big celebration in America is July 4th. It’s a given that there will be parades, fireworks, grilling, BBQs, and lots and lots and lots of red, white and blue. Almost like other big ‘decor’ holidays, like Christmas and Halloween, communities, towns and cities start showing signs of 4th of […]

greek isles grilled chicken

greek isles grilled chicken

Chicken can sometimes be ‘dry’ as we know. Especially chicken that’s boneless and skinless. Or chicken that’s been grilled. Unless you know how to do the chicken right when grilling, you might run into dryness. This recipe is a chicken rescue for that time that it might be a tad […]

italian chicken & gravy

italian chicken & gravy

Sometimes I want good ol’ comfort food. Something that will fill my belly and make me feel like i’m wrapped in love and security. And, that’s what this Italian chicken and gravy does for me. It’s just a taste of being enveloped in a comfy blanket like when you’re sitting on […]

reversing aging the yoga way

reversing aging the yoga way

I admit it. I don’t mind aging…well, I don’t mind tooooooo much. What I do despise about aging, hate it like the dickens, is to possibly look at the last 20 to 30 years of my life and see someone who shrivels up and becomes ‘old’.  I don’t want to […]

weekend coconut oatmeal pecan southern cake

weekend coconut oatmeal pecan southern cake

The world of cyberspace is filled with great amazing home cooks worldwide! There’s no shortage out there for any type of dish regardless of ethnicity. That’s the origination of this great oatmeal cake recipe! As you well know, food and cooking are certainly one of the most popular things posted […]

is it too weird for you to try

is it too weird for you to try

If you want to dig into Hong Kong’s history, look no further than its food. A massive city that embraces antiquity and technology, Hong Kong’s culinary scene, from hole in the wall shops and eateries, tea houses, dim sum restaurants, herbal tea bars, and bakeries to skyscrapers, exceptionally fine dining, […]

appalachian cucumber buttermilk salad

If you’re not familiar with the Appalachian mountains, well, it’s a mountain range that starts in Canada runs like a spinal cord down the East Coast of the United States. Formed about 480 million years ago, the system is divided into three parts: Northern, Central and Southern. It meanders through […]