The Day I Met Ladd Drummond – aka Marlboro Man

Those of you who watch The Food Network on Saturday mornings will know of Ree Drummond, also know as The Pioneer Woman. She is a down-home kind of gal who cooks for cowboys and ranchers and kids. Comfort food that we all love. In her biography she talks of once being a vegetarian while sportingContinue reading “The Day I Met Ladd Drummond – aka Marlboro Man”

What Kind Of Cake Do You Make For A 1 Year Old?

It’s Lucy’s FIRST birthday!  Lucy is our lovely grand-daughter that I have had the privilege of caring for the past year while her parents are becoming college graduates.  Like any caring parent they have carefully chosen healthy foods for her to eat. And like any strong-minded, confident person, Lucy has decided what she likes andContinue reading “What Kind Of Cake Do You Make For A 1 Year Old?”

Speaking of Pie …….

My youngest son, Kirk, suggested this pie to me. I love to come up with new recipes inspired by family and friends.  I’ll post the recipe further down. Speaking of inspiration ……. I live in a mid west city that is just that.  The culinary aroma of Kansas City, MO is wonderful.  I’ve never seenContinue reading “Speaking of Pie …….”

The “Wild” (mid) West

My husband and I moved to the mid west just 3 years ago this past February.  Sigh.  It’s not really the “wild” west. It’s more the gateway to the “wild” west.  Actually, we are farther west than St. Louis, the true gateway to the west, but not quite out in the wild.  Somewhere almost toContinue reading “The “Wild” (mid) West”