White Chocolate Banana Nut Bread

School started back up this week and I am excited to be taking an Art Appreciation class.  So far I have found it to be very interesting.  This weeks assignment was to look at, describe, interpret and judge the work of Jason de Caires Taylor, a British sculptor who creates environmentally friendly underwater installations that are… Continue reading White Chocolate Banana Nut Bread

I think I may be getting a cold-BUMMER.  The temperatures have been rather inconsistent lately due to the changing of seasons.  If I had my way it would be summer all the time.  I have no use for winter weather.  On a better note, the workers are FINALLY here working on our patio getting ready… Continue reading

Savory Artichoke-Pepper-Bacon-Parmesan Scones

Scones have been on my list of things to try FOREVER.  Finally, I got to experiment with them.  Since I am a huge ‘biscuit lover’ I knew that I wanted to make savory instead of sweet.  This morning was the perfect time to try.  Because of the rain my husband is off of work and… Continue reading Savory Artichoke-Pepper-Bacon-Parmesan Scones

Calico Beans & Franks With Potatoes and Jalapeno Cornbread

Great News!!!!  My fresh Hatch chili peppers are being shipped on Monday from The Hatch Chile Store in New Mexico.  IThis is so exciting. I just love these peppers.  I pre-ordered five pounds because they are seasonal and are only available about one month out of the year. Yesterday was my cheat day to eat ‘whatever I wanted’. … Continue reading Calico Beans & Franks With Potatoes and Jalapeno Cornbread

Tex-Mex Egg Scramble

Before I get started looking through the rather large stack of magazines that I picked FREE at a yard sale I wanted to share our festive July 4th breakfast.  Using a vintage cookie cutter that had belonged to my grandmother, I cut the stars from the flour tortillas.  I easily could have made (and consumed) a whole… Continue reading Tex-Mex Egg Scramble

Zucchini-Walnut Mega Muffins

Happy Birthday America! Hope everyone is flying our flag proudly today.  If you have a minute or two you can read more about our flag HERE.   As I mentioned in an earlier post, a veteran friend of my husbands gave us some zucchini and requested that I make some bread so that is what I… Continue reading Zucchini-Walnut Mega Muffins

Cod & Sauteed Radish Tacos With Chipotle Ranch

Spring has faded and hot Texas weather has arrived….love it!  My little garden is still hanging tough but I plan on re-planting soon-maybe some beans, peas and eggplant.  Really it is all still experimental at this point.  The keyhole garden concept has worked really well so far so I will definitely continue with that.  A composting… Continue reading Cod & Sauteed Radish Tacos With Chipotle Ranch