Category Archives: food

hunger pains

Yesterday afternoon I wanted to be in Sheridan,  Wyoming.  I really, really wanted to be in  Sheridan, Wyoming. At Perkins.  A restaurant. A restaurant that serves a turkey dinner.  With potatoes and gravy and stuffing. But I was here, in … Continue reading

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a party for #92

Mom turned 92  yesterday, so on Sunday we had a little dinner party with seafood gumbo and birthday cake (always a good combination for a woman born in New Orleans). I broke out the ruby-flashed glasses and matching napkins. The … Continue reading

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45 thumbs up

A funny thing happened last Christmas when I was trying to come up with dinners the family would like. I get tired of making the same things over and over again, though everyone insists they like lasagna and enchiladas and … Continue reading

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fortune-ately

Oh, how I love dumplings! Banjo Man and I treated ourselves to our annual Chinese lunch on Tuesday. We were in the town 20 minutes south of us and we were hungry for dumplings and all things Chinese.  Perfect timing. … Continue reading

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chicken mushroom soup, my easy version

We ate this three nights in a row.  Is that a bad thing or a good thing?  Hey, when it’s hot and ready and in the crock pot, we’re all over it. CREAMY CHICKEN MUSHROOM SOUP 2 chicken breasts, cut … Continue reading

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day 2, new orleans, 2017

If it’s morning, it must be time for beignets.  I was running late, so I joined Banjo Man and N&N just as the beignets and coffee were being served. Thankfully they had ordered for me. I have a great picture, … Continue reading

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day 1, new Orleans, 2017

  Banjo Man researched lots of restaurants before our trip.  And the number one on his list was “Katie’s”, a short cab ride from the hotel to the Treme section of town.   (You remember “Treme”, right?  From our November … Continue reading

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the big easy beckons

Banjo Man and I are off to New Orleans soon.  The “City That Care Forgot” awaits us.     There will be gumbo.  And music.   No one is more excited than Banjo Man.  He has read hundreds of restaurant … Continue reading

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time to make the cookies

Sam and his parents indulged my need to make Christmas cookies Friday afternoon. Thank you. Check out these “trees”. They looked better on the internet than they did in real life (not exactly a surprise) but Sam loved decorating them.  … Continue reading

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happy thanksgiving 2017

I am so grateful for a sunny day.     I am grateful for pumpkin lights. I am grateful for velvet pumpkins.  I love them.  In fact, I love pumpkins of all kinds. And I’m so happy I found this … Continue reading

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