O.M.G. Beef Short Ribs with Root Mash ‘n Gravy

  NOT even playing with the “OMG” part of this recipe. I mean once & a while friends we have to eat something that makes us feel indulgent & even a bit guilty BUT OH SO SATISFYING that we don’t care! That said, this IS that good … but it’s not that bad! Capisce?? (Said…

Newsletter # 1 | Dec 11, 2018

NEWSLETTER #1  December 11, 2018 Volume 1 | Issue 1 Hello, This is SO exciting! WELCOME . YOU can say you are part of this with me …from the beginning! I am thrilled to feel like it’s time to start a newsletter because I have readers! I hope you will reply & tell me where you are…

Cast-Iron Ratatouille

The history of ratatouille has it’s origins in France  (in Provence & Nice) & was peasant food due to the availability of vegetables out of the garden.  It means “stirred up” or “mixed up” essentially. Traditionally it was often more stew-like & is still very practical & affordable to make. The way we arrange the…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

There is fungus a-mung-us for sure today! I LOVE Mushrooms. I think they are an ingredient that people are passionate about, either way… you know you either love or hate them (Like cilantro, right?) I have recently been dehydrating “stuff” with my new air fryer (it has a dehydrate function) & mushroom were one of…

Top 12 RV Kitchen Must-Haves

To prepare for writing this I actually just got out the items I would keep if I had to give the rest up. I did not include dishes, silverware, etc but just items to cook with! I do have another post about stocking an RV kitchen but this is much more specific & less of…

Chile Verde Chicken Street Tacos (Instant Pot)

So, I really don’t have a lot of extra to say about tacos today — I mean TACOS ARE LOVE, right?? I just want to share a great recipe that I through together recently. We love Mexican food of all kinds. G.R. tends to go a little more TexMex & I tend more towards authentic…

Queso Fundido

This is OMG good! If you  do Taco Tuesday like we do (as many times a month as there are Tuesdays) then I suggest that you start with Queso Fundido next time! I love creamy, velvety smooth Queso (the Rotel & Velveeta type) as much as the next guy and my White Green Chiles &…

Chocolate Pot de Creme

When I think of a rich, chocolate, guilty treat —> this is it! and it’s very French… ooh la la ! Make your sweetheart (or friends) “Pot de Creme au Chocolat” for any special occasion & they will think you are magic! I have defaulted to this many times & people always rave. I think…

Juniper BBQ Sauce

We are from Kansas City — arguably the BBQ capital of the world. It is where the American Royal World BBQ Championship is held every year in Kansas City. So, we know ‘Que my friend! My husband is the pit boss of the two of us. He loves to smoke meat on a great weekend…

Can We Save the Farmer? My Call to Action.

Farming. It was once the backbone of American culture. The image it once evoked was truly something from a Norman Rockwell painting,  What about now? According to author Brian Barth of Modern Farmer only ” 41 percent of small farmers turn a profit each year. They may make six figures in revenue, but the majority fail to break…