Merry Christmas from The Family

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A Perfect Valentines Dinner Idea

By: | 0 Comments | On: February 11, 2013 | Category: Uncategorized


I’m not big on going out to eat on Valentine’s Day. It’s rushed, crowded,  and the atmosphere feels forced…to me anyway. I like to wait and enjoy a nice meal out a few days later. On Valentine’s Day, I prefer to have a fancy cocktail and cook a simple dinner... more

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Short Ribs Are Where It’s At

By: | 0 Comments | On: September 30, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Hoisin Short Ribs

Finally, gloriously, at long last, FALL has arrived in Texas. It officially arrived September 21st but I think it was around 112 that day so who noticed? But now we have settled into what is known in the south as that time of year when you may still break a... more

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MamMaw’s Muscadine Jelly

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 6, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized


My good friend Dana lives in Poetry, Texas where the muscadine grapes grow wild and plentiful. She picked a bushel last weekend and then hauled them over to her mother-in-law’s house on the 4th of July and then spent the afternoon making jelly with an 87 year woman who could... more

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Versatile Blogger Award

By: | 1 Comment | On: July 1, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Thank you Beth from for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. Always nice to know that I’m “versatile” – at this point in my life knowing how to change gears and put on those big girl pants has been a real plus on more occasions than I care... more

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Quite A Pickle!

By: | 2 Comments | On: June 24, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

Yesterday morning I was lounging in bed thinking about all of the productive things that I was going to do this weekend. This usually involves surfing internet news, playing on facebook, checking my email, looking through recipe books, occasionally writing MMD blogs and having intellectual conversations with my dogs who... more

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The Lull Of Summer Time is Here At Last

By: | 3 Comments | On: June 22, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

I can hardly believe that the lazy days of summer have finally arrived and spring has sprung itself silly until there’s nothing left in it’s arsenal. Birthdays have come and gone, graduations, weddings, Memorial Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day…they’ve all come and gone. Now it’s time to kick back where... more

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Happy Father’s Day!

By: | 0 Comments | On: June 17, 2012 | Category: Uncategorized

How are you going to celebrate the men in your life today? I’m guessing that my house isn’t that different from most others and that the celebration will definitely revolve around a delicious meal. I’m going to make some ribs using sun dried tomatoes, Roasted Potato Salad, Corn Casserole and... more

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