I Celebrate Mardi Gras, Just not in New Orleans

I Celebrate Mardi Gras, Just not in New Orleans

Ah, Mardi Gras!  Fat Tuesday!  The culmination of all the revelry, debauchery, wild and crazy times, filled with lots of drink (too much for too many) and lots of good, I mean really good, food.  Believe it or not, I’ve never attended a Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, and that’s weird for someone from […]

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I Made it for Me

I Made it for Me

Men… there’s a song from the Forester Sisters with a punchline, “you just can’t shoot ‘em”! That’s how I felt about Big Daddy the other night, I can’t shoot him, but I really did want to kick him in the shins! With the move, all the take-out food, being worn out and grumpy, I was […]

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Moving On Up

Moving On Up

I have officially moved and am now in the process of address changes for services, credit cards, magazines, the whole enchilada. This morning drove Big Daddy to the brink with a cell phone company that has internal problems with its automated customer service. I usually use an expletive or two, and repeat “REAL PERSON” till […]

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Reflections on a Few Bottles

Reflections on a Few Bottles

My sweet husband and I went to the yacht club (a euphemism for people with pontoon boats looking for a place to tie up) last night for food, fun, and fellowship—and a little bingo, at least I bingo-ed, and he visited with a friend. When we returned home he, who barely has a toddy these […]

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Supper Club

Supper Club

In my neck of the woods, when I hear the term, “I’m blessed” (and yes, I am, many times over and more than I deserve) it brings to mind how fortunate I am to have lovely friends who enjoy getting together, sitting down and breaking bread. We share our week, our joys and voice those […]

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Marinated Shrimp

Marinated Shrimp

Ingredients 2 pounds (plus) boiled shrimp (shelled and deveined) 1 large white onion 1 1/2 cups canola oil 3/4 cup white vinegar 1 jar of capers (with the juice) 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon dried dill celery seed (to taste) Tabasco (to taste)

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Veggie Pile Ups

Veggie Pile Ups

    

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Bourbon Pork Tenderloin

Bourbon Pork Tenderloin

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Ville Platte Dip

Ville Platte Dip

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Onion Dip

Onion Dip

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