A side project

I get asked to help people out quite often, with old recipes, figuring out ingredients & measurements, stuff like that. Recently, I was asked to help out a lady who is starting up a philanthropic food truck to help high school and college students. Her challenge has been not coming up with the ideas or … Continue reading

Fruit cakes!

Every year on the weekend after Thanksgiving I start to think about my holiday baking, and sometimes I even start it. This year was no exception and the holiday baking for me starts with fruit cake. Of course I use Granny Marvel’s recipe because that is the one I know my dad loves. I make … Continue reading

Gravy Soup, not very gravy-like

Still being in my soup mood, I thought it would be nice to try Gravy Soup, which was posted a few recipes back. Considering the name, I thought this would be a thicker, gravy or stew like soup. With this in mind, I set out my ingredients. I hope you will forgive the image quality … Continue reading

Catherine Soup is good

I have been in a soup mood, so I decided tonight to make the Catherine Soup recipe which I posted just a few days ago. I ensured that I had all the ingredients and went to work. Since my onion was rather large and strong, I only used half. I diced it in small pieces, … Continue reading

Sweet as a peach

Quite a while ago I posted this recipe for Peach Tart Pie, which had been one of my Gram’s recipes. At the time I commented that it would probably be a dessert that looked impressive but would be very easy. Well, passing through the market the other day I saw peaches…you know what happened next, … Continue reading