Kitchen Grease Fire

A friend of mine that I went to college with sent me an email last night. His neighbors near his lake house were frying chicken and had a grease fire. They unfortunately didn’t know the right way to put it out and are both in intensive care right now...

And the Winner Is….

I want to thank everyone for participating in my contest. Carolyn’s Kitchen has so many adorable aprons that it’s hard to choose just one. However, each of you that entered the contest all shared which apron you wanted and why. Some of you even entered more than once. So...

Cute little class

I’ve had quite a few classes that I’ve been doing lately, most of them adult classes and a few children’s. So when a family friend called to tell me that her grandkids were coming in town and would I mind doing a cooking class for them and their friends...

Ramen Noodle Cole Slaw

Years ago I was invited to a school luncheon at someones home. Among the food that was served was this cole slaw that I just couldn’t get enough of. For the life of me I couldn’t figure out just what was in it so I asked the hostess if...

In The News

In The News

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote an article about me in the Food Section of the paper today. To view the article click here: Also DON’T FORGET there are just 5 days left for the contest to win one of Carolyn’s Kitchen aprons. To enter, check out my blog for...

Pina Colada Creamsicle

Pina Colada Creamsicle

Well one week from today is Labor Day. If history repeats itself it will either be raining or very hot. I doubt we’ll have this fall like weather although it would be fantastic if we did. Over this week I thought I would post some fun, simple recipes that...

Salmon with a Mango & Blueberry Salsa

Salmon with a Mango & Blueberry Salsa

I love mangoes and blueberries. In fact every morning for breakfast I have a bowl of Oatmeal loaded with mangoes, blueberries and cinnamon. It gives me a jump start for my day. So when I was having breakfast the other day I wondered what these fruits would taste like...

Whimsical Birthday Cake

Well I sent my daughter off this morning for her sophmore year of college in Boston. I cried of course. I never can control myself. We had a great summer though and I’m sure she’ll have a wonderful year at school. Over the weekend my sister came in town...