How to Grill Perfect Chicken?

I love to grill chicken especially boneless, skinless chicken breasts. It’s so simple but most people cook the chicken to death ending up with a piece that is so dry you can barely swallow it. If you’re one of those people here is a simple technique that you can...

Food Labels

Each week most of us go to the grocery store purchasing products. How many of you read the labels on the back of the packaging and if you do how thoroughly do you read them? Well I just recently discovered two new websites that help you sort out just...

Homemade Granola

My family loves granola. As I have mentioned before though they are funny about foods having too much fat in it. So after reading the nutritional content on several boxes as well as gourmet markets that make it fresh they decided I should try to come up with a...

What’s New in Grilling?

I’m always looking for new gadgets or ways to make cooking a snap. After reading about these I had to share with all of you. I haven’t received these yet but my order is in. FireWire Flexible Grilling Skewers, professional-grade grilling skewers that are as practical as they are...

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

This 4th of July what are you cooking? Share your menu and recipes with everyone that views my blog. We’d love to hear from you. Believe it or not I’m in the mountains right now where the clouds have recently rolled in and the temperature is in the 50s....

Food Lover’s Companion

I’ve been cooking for years and love to pick up as much reading material as I can to learn more about food and cooking. However, the one book that has become a bible to me is the Food Lover’s Companion. If you love to cook or even if you’re...

Ice Cold Lemonade

Today the heat index went up to 115 degrees. It was so unbearably hot that all I wanted to do was stay indoors. However, I did make the mistake of taking my dogs out for a brief walk around our subdivision. They came in and plopped down on top...

Parkmoor Restaurant

Today is the 20th anniversary of when my father passed away, one month before my daughter was born. Although it’s not a happy occasion I found myself thinking back and remembering all the wonderful things about him and the things that made me laugh. Back in those days people...