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Sweet As A Candy Apple

Sweet As A Candy Apple

Sweet as a candy apple . . . and so much fun to make!  Staying home for Halloween? No worries. Enjoy some time in your kitchen with your family. Candy Apples is an extraordinary culinary project. If you can boil water, you can make Candy Apples. With just a few more...

Drapes Are Beautiful Inside And Out

Drapes Are Beautiful Inside And Out

Drapes are beautiful inside and out. During our uncertain times, families are focused on building spaces that bring comfort and improve everyday quality of life. Before the coronavirus pandemic, everyone wanted patio spaces that would work for entertaining. Our needs...

Happy National Pasta Day!

Happy National Pasta Day!

Happy National Pasta Day!  Surprisingly, homemade pasta is easy to make. Four Simple Ingredients: Flour Eggs Olive oil Salt Equipment: Silicone baking mat Rolling pin Happy National Pasta Day! Pasta A delicious pasta, takes about 30 minutes to make it and some time...

It Is Patio Season

It Is Patio Season

It is patio season! Cooler weather is on the way. We are enjoying football games on TV. I am cooking more comfort foods and we are dining on our patio. So . . . now is the perfect time for a patio makeover!  Five tips for a patio makeover on a limited budget: Select a...

The Real Heart Of Cajun Gumbo

The Real Heart Of Cajun Gumbo

The real heart of Cajun gumbo is the roux! Gumbo, a hearty dish that's part stew and part soup, is the official state cuisine of Louisiana! In south Louisiana, where seafood is plentiful, seafood gumbos are popular. In north Louisiana, where I grew up, chicken and...

Oh My Pies!

Oh My Pies!

Oh My Pies! There is something about fall, the change in season and the opening of the State Fair of Texas. It reminds me of growing up in Louisiana and cooking. I especially enjoyed making the famous Natchitoches meat pies. They were one of my favorite things to...