Tips and Notables That Make it Fun and A Bit Easier….Cooking That is

Jul 24

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DID YOU KNOW THAT?  * Making Fondue and the cheese gets stringy and won’t melt…add a few drops of lemon juice and stir-it will smooth out and be creamy . *Cooking a pot of beans…pintos, black , or ? When the liquid get low, make sure you had hot or boiling H2O..otherwise the pot has […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins, and Gravy Stains Vol. 2 C

Jul 22

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I remember the first times for some foods that I love today. Snow Peas, South Texas Tamales , Red Hot Sausages, Peanut Butter and Red Onion Sandwiches, Fried Rabbit….crazy stories about how a kid gets introduced to  ( at the time ) some strange foods that become favorites. We had moved back to Cuero, Texas […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins and Gravy Stains Vol. 2B

Jul 18

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The summer is starting to gain momentum. Families and folks are out there in the sun…dressed skimpy so that Walgreen’s is stocking up heavily on tubes of SPF 114! Kids go to bed with a pink hue to their skin and Uncle Ralph, who refuses to take of his Ray-Ban’s , looks in the mirror […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins, and Gravy Stains Vol. 2 A

Jul 12

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…or maybe I should say, “home is not always cookin’ on the range!”. Summer time and the good food is OUTSIDE . So many wonderful times come to mind – those many cookouts, wienie roasts, beach parties, back yard BBQ’S , or a luau on the deck in San Francisco’s North Beach! I know if […]

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More Ramblings and Again …. In No Particular Order

Jul 06

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Reflections are more often for me theses days. In other times, I would have told myself that  “you must concentrate on the now…the past is for learning only!”. As in many other things in life, I have revalued that approach. Being in the moment is the only way one continues to grow…this is still most […]

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