Tag Archives: Black pepper

Baked Squash Casserole, food from my garden

Squash casserole is one of my favorite comfort food dishes. When I was a teenager, my Mother and I would go to a restaurant called “The Black-eyed Pea” and order veggie plates. Plates full of broccoli rice casserole, fried okra, cheese-y broccoli soup and the most amazing squash casserole. It was one of our favorite …

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Chicken Pot Pie

What could be more comforting or more fall – winter-ey than chicken pot pie? That question was totally rhetorical. In my opinion, no store-bought pot pie will ever come close to the taste of a home-made pot pie. I’ll be totally honest, home-made takes a little more time to make, but it is totally worth …

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What to do with Halloween pumpkins

After the Halloween party, I had 6 lovely pumpkins to deal with. The first one met my knife yesterday and then I gutted and roasted it. Does that sound homicidal? Perhaps I’ve been watching too much crime tv huh? I roasted the pumpkin seeds. Here is what I coated them with: 2 tsp olive oil …

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What to do with leftover eggs….

I noticed a few of my friends on Facebook asking this question, and this morning the Dallas Morning News had an article about leftover eggs.  So,  here they are  5 things you can do with those hard-boiled eggs. Written by Bill Hogan of the Chicago Tribune. 1. Asparagus mimosa: Sprinkle a chopped egg yolk over …

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Tuna burger = kid fiasco = this week in FAIL

We went on, as my sister Jenn would say,  a “taste adventure” tonight.  I made tuna burgers.  My husband and I thought that they tasted very good. The texture was not exactly what I expected, but it was not distasteful. My children, they would disagree. My daughter would call this a FAIL.  She had 4 …

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