Archive for January, 2010

Neiman Marcus Cookies!

Neiman Marcus Cookies!

I love spending a Saturday in the kitchen making as many kinds of cookies I can possibly dream up.  I challenge myself to think about the colors and shapes as well as the flavor of each batch.  It’s a great day if I can accomplish many different flavors and shapes and colors on the perfect […]

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Harvest Potatoes

Harvest Potatoes

We have come to the last day of the tribute to the recipes of Mom.  I am hopping on a train today to go spend the weekend with her and celebrate her special day. I leave you (before I throw a few things in my bag) with her harvest potatoes.  It’s a perfect compliment to […]

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Chicken Tetrazzini

Chicken Tetrazzini

As we march through this week of Patsy’s hand me down recipes, today I share an easy way to use leftover chicken (or turkey or ham).  This is a fast meal (maybe 15 minutes of prep) and a one so simple, a teen could begin it for you while you are making your way home […]

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Mommie’s Quickest Meal

Mommie's Quickest Meal

Today I am sharing Mommie’s quickest meal. It also is her favorite. Pick up the phone and order take out! Seriously Mom is not the biggest woman in the kitchen but she is in every other arena of life. She raised two kids on her own with a modest income. We never knew the struggles […]

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Patsy’s Beef Stroganoff

Patsy's Beef Stroganoff

Mommie makes a mean beef stroganoff.  It’s full of flavor and is perfect for a raining, cold evening.  Her recipe is very simple and you can substitute the beef for tofu, chicken, pork, lamb, whatever you love! Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs. cubed sirloin 1/3 c. butter 1 medium onion, diced 1 can condensed beef broth […]

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Patsy’s Week

Patsy's Week

This week is my mother’s week.  I am deeming it so because it’s her birthday on Wednesday.  So as a tribute to Patsy Ann, I am going to share the recipes she has given to me through the years.  Some of my favorites I have already posted throughout the last year but there are a […]

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Chili con Queso

Chili con Queso

It’s Championship round time for the NFL.  And if your home is anything like mine, it’s a house full of men either gathering around the TV looking for some grub or gathering in your home for a quick snack and drinks before they head out to a bar to watch the game.  Either way, you […]

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