Happy Happiest Fall

Anyone who knows me is aware, I live for eggnog and pumpkin season. Well guess what, I found my first batch of nog, yes. It’s a beautiful Fall day in the Pacific Northwest so I off course got up and put on the crockpot full of Mississippi chicken and yep Punkin Eggnog cake. You allContinue reading “Happy Happiest Fall”

Oh the adventures we will have

I have learned so much about an rv in the last month, I thought I would share the adventure Hooking up the truck to the camper is the hardest thing, first you have to back right up to the hitch connector and wait for the clamp to engage. Once this is done we have toContinue reading “Oh the adventures we will have”

Paella adventures

You all know I love to cook, I picked up a new paelo cookbook last week and decided the paella recipe sounded great. So here it is, I used chicken sausage instead of pork and supplemented with a whole gang of Thai chilies to spice it up. I loved it and it was the firstContinue reading “Paella adventures”

Kitchen remodel a wrap

The kitchen remodel is done. 3 weeks front to back is amazing, my builder is the man. To see the before look at the previous post but I have outlets and lighting everywhere not to mention unlimited cabinet space. My husband will be thrilled when he sees it for the first time in person thisContinue reading “Kitchen remodel a wrap”

Mini banana cheesecakes

My youngest and his friend are visiting this weekend and his favorite thing in the world is banana cream pie. I decided to switch it up and make mini banana cheesecake and omg are they great. Plastic plate I know is super fancy, ha but these will be gone tonight. Glad I love to bake.Continue reading “Mini banana cheesecakes”

Mushroom meat balls yes

The meal tonight for our pescatarian expedition was mushroom meatballs. Let me just say yes, these are great. You would never know unless I told you that there is zero meat. Recipe below: 2 containers button mushrooms Diced onion 1 Rosemary and basil (as much as you like) Diced pepper (any color) Garlic 1 cupContinue reading “Mushroom meat balls yes”

Chimichurri BBQ Chicken

Chimichurri BBQ Chicken Sauce: ( 1st Photo and sauce recipe foodandwine.com 2nd photo is my chicken hot off the grill 1/4 cup coarsely chopped parsley 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 4 large garlic cloves, minced (2 1/2 tablespoons) 2 tablespoons oregano leaves 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1/2 cupContinue reading “Chimichurri BBQ Chicken”

Mini dogs

I am a super pinterest lover and saw a post where someone took Rhodes rolls and hotdogs and made them into a appetizer. At my monthly cocktail party I decided to try it but in a mini version with lil smokies and here they are, so fun. Eyes are havarti, with peppercorns then we dippedContinue reading “Mini dogs”

Birthday Month

August is birthday month for me and as a teen I never could have imagined I would ever be turning 48. Every year I look at my life and it is amazing as I age the things that become important, none of them being material possessions. I read this morning that Sandra Lee (one ofContinue reading “Birthday Month”