Let’s make a deal.

Ok..enough of a break..I miss y’all! I am going to came back in limited capacity. I am not going to stress my self out by feeling the need to post 4 posts a week, visit 60+ blogs, answering 30-60 comments per post, playing all the blogging games, awards, etc. I started my blog in April […]

I interrupt this blogging break for…

a quick funny story… I will set the scene. I am in the kitchen(what else is new) getting ready to make my daughter an English muffin with peanut butter(she also wanted Fluff on it)..um yeah, I said no to that one.Emmas response to that…”Why, Nana lets me?” Damn Grandparents!Anyhow, I am cutting the English muffin, […]

Pumpkin dip, acorns and a goodbye

Alright, lets talk some food first! I had to jump on the fall food bandwagon!I made the next two items for my second TV segment that should be airing closer to Thanksgiving(I promise I will get them up on my blog when the hubby figures out how to get them off the DVR).Is that a […]

Daring Bakers #5 PIZZA

Pizza………..How easy is that? Everyone can make Pizza Right? Sure I can, I make it almost every Friday night. I purchase pizza dough from my grocery bakery, let it rise for an hour when I get home, load it up with toppings, and there we have it…PIZZA! I am soooo a pro! HA…I was humbled […]

Vanilla Extract (eventually)

Thanks for everyones ideas for my Impulse Buy. I decided the first thing I would do with them would be, Vanilla Extract. Have you noticed how expensive Vanilla Extract is? Its like $8.99 for one of the bigger bottles of McCormick. For all you bakers out there you know how fast it goes!! Well it […]

Oven Baked Potatoes

We don’t eat spuds that often in my house, quite frankly because my hips don’t like them. And we all know I have willpower issues. So I just avoid them like the plague! But on the rare occasion that I do make them, I don’t want mashed potatoes (even though I make MEAN mashed potatoes) […]

Welcome from Daytime

If you are visiting my blog via Daytime, WELCOME.I hope you enjoyed my fun segment. Please forgive my nerves.Feel free to stay awhile and poke around. I have some yummy food and some even yummier looking photography! Leave a comment if you wish, I would love to hear from you! If you would like to […]

Set your TiVos

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docid=6146070709722233949&hl=en&fs=true” style=”width:400px;height:326px” Here is the correct link to Daytime, Their website is http://www.daytime.tbo.com/ and here is their link to the channel listings and airing times. If all of the planets align correctly, My first “cooking” segment will air on Monday October 20th. I taped a second segment, but I am not sure when it will […]

Homemade Dulce de Leche

Dulce de Leche..Wikipedia defines it as a milk based syrup. In Portuguese it means “milk candy”. Have you had it? No? Yes? Well let me tell you it is sooooo very creamy, sweet and milky. You can use it over anything, ice cream, flan, over cookies and even in coffee. The possibilities are endless. Unfortunately, […]

Happy 100th post to me.

Whew!!! 100 posts. My first post was April 23rd 2008. It still sits there alone with 0 comments. What a lonely coconut cake. I again want to thank EVERYONE who reads my blog. And especially want to thank those of you who take your time out of your day to leave your kind comments. If […]

Pay It Forward

Go over and see Tanya at Take the Cannoli and enter her Pay It Forward Giveaway. And take a gander at what she got in the mail from me ( oh how I love shopping)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Lets keep this giveaway going. It is sooooooo fun to go shopping for others and making them happy with all of […]

Impulse Buy.

“My Friends”..(if I heard John McCain say that one more time last night during the debate I thought I would shove his bumbed arm up his butt..I am sooooo over this election)..anyways, My friends, what you are looking at is 1/4 pounds Grade A Gourmet Tahitian Vanilla Beans. I thought I would be thrifty and […]