Entertaining: Valentine’s Day Brisket

  For Valentine's Day we decided to smoke a brisket. In fact, we had two separate, very informal, Valentine's Day--brisket smoking--soirées. (Hmm I wonder if you pluralize "soirée.")   For starters, I preplanned my menu in advance. I also made the desserts and some of the appetizers the night before. I set the table and … Continue reading Entertaining: Valentine’s Day Brisket

Quote of the day: 2/14/15

"Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey." --Lord Byron "Friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship." --Lord Byron "The heart will break, but broken live on." --Lord Byron "Love shall be our token; love be yours and love be mine." --Christina Rossetti "I … Continue reading Quote of the day: 2/14/15

The Origin of Valentine’s Day

Good morning. Today is Valentine's Day and I thought I would share the origin of this holiday. It is always good to know what you are celebrating to decide if you, and your family, want to participate in such celebrations. I love the history of all things and that is something, aside from English, I … Continue reading The Origin of Valentine’s Day

Recipe: Healthy Shrimp Chile Relleno

Hello. My favorite, and most requested, family recipe are my shrimp chile rellenos. My parents love them and I came up with the idea back in high school, 15 years ago, as I was looking for ways to incorporate my favorite food in more recipes. Seafood is a delicacy in our household, growing up. I … Continue reading Recipe: Healthy Shrimp Chile Relleno

Tutorial/Recipe: Valentine’s Day Bright Red Juice Blend

Hello. Here is an organic juice blend. Super delicious and perfect for V-Day or any day! FYI: Yes, my tag is out. So sorry. It was a new shirt. LOL And filming with kids is soooo difficult and I did mess up a lot, "tops off the strawberries" when I meant "keep them on." Oh and … Continue reading Tutorial/Recipe: Valentine’s Day Bright Red Juice Blend