Category Archives: Delicious dishes

A Tale of Two Pies

Company was coming, and I needed a dessert that my son-in-law could eat. Blueberries are good for you and don’t have a high sugar count.  Piecrust is tasty, but has lots of calories, plus it takes time to make.  I’ve … Continue reading

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When the Great Ones Walked the Earth

I visited the dinosaur exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. Outside sat huge frogs for children to climb onto. Inside the exhibit, a tyrannosaurus rex skeleton, found in Montana, is shown near a stuffed mountain … Continue reading

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Oopsie – Correction to recipe – Strawberry Cheesecake Pie

I made the pie recently to take to a meeting and discovered the amount of strawberries needed to be increased from the recipe I posted last. However, it turned out fine, and best of all, there was some left over … Continue reading

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Cooking Experiment

An agent rejected my cookbook proposal for More than Lettuce, a cookbook for heart patients and diabetics, but I will send it out to cookbook agents. Meanwhile, I will still work on a few more recipes to add. I tried … Continue reading

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Christmas Goodies and Weight-watching – Are They Oxymorons?

At the Village Library where I tutor once a week, I watched the kids decorate Christmas cookies. They had a lot of fun designing Christmas sweater cookies.     Then I went home and baked some of my own to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, now and then, plus turkey soup directions

My husband and I finally finished off the turkey soup. Of course, the cranberry salad, sweet potato dish, corn pudding, and pumpkin and pecan pies are long gone. (See directions for turkey soup below.) Curious about what the pilgrims ate … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN AT DFW WRITER’S WORKSHOP

DFW Writer’s Workshop celebrated Halloween with scary stories, costumes, and a  potluck dinner. We had Darth Vader, the Devil, an angel, and someone in a skeleton T-shirt. Fried chicken, meatballs, potato salad, fruit salad, cupcakes, chocolate brittle with M & … Continue reading

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