JELLO SHOTS….do not read this if you are not an adult beverage fan!

This week I learned something new.  Believe it or not, I have never had a jello shot in my life.  I know about them, I’ve seen them and I know that servers run around in clubs at night and give them to people (do the customers pay for them?  I don’t know….) So, I was … More JELLO SHOTS….do not read this if you are not an adult beverage fan!

THE CAKE THAT WOULD HAVE MADE ME FAMOUS…PINEAPPLE RUM NUT…

I have catered and taught cooking for almost 50 years!  Wow, I must be old!  But recently I started searching for this old recipe and thought I had lost it!  Fortunately I found it in a cookbook I wrote for my daughters in 1990. Over the years I have added  addendums, and additions, and separate … More THE CAKE THAT WOULD HAVE MADE ME FAMOUS…PINEAPPLE RUM NUT…

“THAT BRIE”

When I started this blog, 2 years ago, I listed my five favorite recipes in the world.  Even though I’m sure you’ve memorized them, here they are:  Sunday Gravy, Praline French Toast Casserole, Ina Garten’s rosemary nuts, Pasta Genovaise, and “That Brie”.  (All are in my table of contents–so go crazy).  I got this Brie … More “THAT BRIE”

SIMPLE BUT GREAT: CREAMED PEAS OH WHAT A MEMORY OF MY MOM!

I know it’s kind of late for another side dish for Thanksgiving.  But I am a Pea lover, so I will make this anytime.  On Friday nights when I was growing up, my Mom, Geri, would make Salmon patties and creamed peas.  She served the peas right over the crispy little tasty patties.  Here’s the … More SIMPLE BUT GREAT: CREAMED PEAS OH WHAT A MEMORY OF MY MOM!