Tag Archives: Cooking

A Bit of Buffalo in North Carolina

I’ve been wanting to make buffalo cauliflower for quite some time. So, while I am sitting here watching The Pioneer Woman…she’s making me want to cook and blog. Saturdays are meant for Ree Drummond and cooking/blogging. All I need now-a-days … Continue reading

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Basil and Wha?

It’s Memorial Day weekend. And, with three days off, I have to embark upon some sort of culinary or gastric excitement, right? I did get up in time to watch my favorite Saturday morning show…Pioneer Woman. And I found nothing … Continue reading

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Apple of my eye

I quote the bible of all cookbooks to me…The New Doubleday Cookbook…frequently. Last night, after a wonderful lunch with friends, I went grocery shopping and had it in my head that I wanted to make another pie, but not strawberry … Continue reading

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Is there such a thing as “Too Much Pumpkin”?

I am in a pumpkin mood. Moreso than ever before.  See, I bought a pumkin a week or so ago and roasted it. And made pumpkin puree. And used it in muffins. And it was good. When you find something … Continue reading

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What’s in a recipe?

I think I’ve finally done it.  I’ve found the chocolate chip cookie recipe I’m gonna go with “forever”.  It’s pretty standard, but….I had to add a secret ingredient.  Let’s just say that while my biggest fans (read this as Mom … Continue reading

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Not a recipe

Yeah, it’s been all about cooking and baking lately, I know.  But…not this one.  Although since I’m writing stream of consciousness, I may wind up in food again. I realized not that long ago I was not doing very well … Continue reading

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Blog often…

In the immortal words of my new public-figure-mentor Ree Drummond (if I could be someone else right now, it would be her…), blogging is like exercising.  Well, she didn’t REALLY say that but…she mentioned that blogging should happen frequently.  I … Continue reading

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Chai’s Asian Bistro, N. Raleigh, NC

Chai’s Asian Bistro I’m big on Asian food of most types – I love eating the foods eaten “in country” and I’m also fond of the Americanized versions of those foods.  I visited this restaurant with two dear friends and their two-year … Continue reading

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Laugh at me…

I forgot to take a picture of the cheese bread before we started chowing down on it.  It didn’t rise as high as I wanted it to…but it sure TASTES great!!!!! Next time, I promise.  More later, maybe. FYI, there is … Continue reading

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What has Mary been up to?

Well, I’m about to embark upon week 3 of Curves.  Actually, I embarked on Thursday.  But, if we’re talking about actual weeks…that’s tomorrow. Curves is great, because it forces me to work out for at least 30 minutes a day.  … Continue reading

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