Archive for January, 2011

Baked Potato Spears

Baked Potato Spears

I love french fries but as I continue to allow time to march on (aren’t I in charge of everything?), my midsection does not.  I have traded the deep fryer for baked sweet potato fries and now, for these baked potato spears.  They are low in calories, easy to make and are perfect for your […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Cooking, Delicious | 1 Comment »

The Champion

The Champion

This week I am sharing all sorts of recipes you will surely want to share at your giant Super Bowl Party on Sunday.  Today’s recipe I came upon in my favorite cocktail cookbook and it really seemed appropriate–the Champion!  I made a jug of the Champion once for a party and the men loved it. […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Beverages, Delicious | 1 Comment »

Cajun BBQ Shrimp Skewers

Cajun BBQ Shrimp Skewers

I am not sure about your house but in mine we are on the countdown to the big day…Super Bowl Sunday.  Most homes around our nation will be planning not only where they watch the game, but what they will be eating while watching.  I leave the viewing portion of the day up to the […]

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Cooking, Delicious | 1 Comment »

Great Northern Bean Soup

Great Northern Bean Soup

It would seem that everyone loves a delicious soup during the coldest of cold winter days.  I eat soup almost every day at lunch from November to March.  It can be filling and occasionally a better calorie choice than what I would normally indulge in. This recipe I learned this summer when I spent a […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Cooking, Delicious | No Comments »

Ixtapa…the drink

Ixtapa...the drink

It’s bitter cold in NYC this morning and I am dreaming of far, far away warm destinations.  Ixtapa comes to mind so I thought I would make this (tonight after work of course!) and dream of a tropical paradise. It may sound like an odd combination of lime juice, tequila and Kahlua but it actually […]

Tags: ,
Posted in Beverages, Delicious | No Comments »

Faith

Faith

‘Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”–the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I hope we can all have faith and take that first step in whatever is the challenge before us, today and every day.  Take the time today to reflect on the faith MLK showed when […]

Posted in Delicious, Just Amy | No Comments »

To the Right!

To the Right!

I only ask one thing of you today.  Please travel to the right.  Pretend the sidewalk, the train platform, the airport concourse, the mall, parking lot and any other place you may find yourself traveling on or in, is the road.  You remain to the right (unless of course you are driving in Scotland or […]

Tags: , ,
Posted in Delicious, Just Amy, Manners | 1 Comment »