Archive for July, 2009

Hawaiian Burgers

Hawaiian Burgers

No, I did not go to Hawaii on vacation but I did enjoy a lot of yummy burgers on the grill. A burger on the grill just plain tastes better. I am not sure why but I think it could be the smell of fresh cut grass from the backyard. Or maybe its the scent […]

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Back to Life…

Back to Life...

Vacation is officially over.  I am back to life, back to reality. My trip was delightful with lots of great times with family and friends.  I ate delicious fresh peaches, corn on the cob, blueberries, watermelon and really enjoyed the fruits and vegetables of the season.  My mother spoiled me with a BBQ complete with […]

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Vacation!

Vacation!

Hello Lovies!  Today I am travelling east to see my family and learn some new family recipes.  I will check in with you throughout my journey and I hope to return with lots of new delicacies.  I will surely have tales of eating fresh corn on the cob, peach pie, peach cobbler and some delicious […]

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Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me!

Shoo Fly Don't Bother Me!

Remember that childhood song?  Shoo Fly Don’t Bother Me?  I grew up thinking the song and the pie were connected somehow.  Every time someone in the family made Shoo-Fly Pie, I was scared to try it because I thought it was made from flies.  I did not want to eat flies!  Oh, the mind of […]

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Strawberry Chiffon

We began the week with a Strawberry Pie and I thought we would end with one as well.  This recipe is from Nany’s kitchen as so many this week have been.  What can I say?  I honestly believe my grandmother is the best.  Period.  End of discussion. Ingredients: 1 small package strawberry gelatin 1 c. […]

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Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

Growing up, Nany always made the grown up pies for the adults while she made special pies for Garnet & I.  We would get lemon meringue, chocolate cream and occasionally banana cream pie.  The chocolate cream pie was always my favorite because the peaks of the meringue fascinated me.  Well, that and also because it […]

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Who Wants Pie? Pecan Pie?

Who Wants Pie?  Pecan Pie?

The boss loves pecan pie.  I am not referencing the boss of the house, the boss. That boss.  I try to make him a few pies a year and always at Christmas.  What do you give to the boss who has everything?  The man needs nothing so I try to please his appetite for sweets.  […]

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