Steak Fajitas

Mexican is not just a staple at our house, it is a requirement. In 1983 I married a Texan. At the time, we lived in Houston, so finding quality Mexican food was not a problem. Eleven years later we moved to the Washington, DC area and finding good Mexican food became a challenge. Growing up, … More Steak Fajitas

Power Up with Power Cookies!

Let me start by saying that to call these cookies is a stretch. They do have a lot of protein and they are slightly sweet. If you bake them in the shape of a cookie, well, you might be able to pass them off to a child as a cookie. But as an adult, unless you are on a restrictive diet, you are going to be hard pressed to sell the idea that these are cookies. These cookies are gluten free and sugar free. If you cannot eat either or both of those items, THESE ARE COOKIES! Yeah! And compared to the number of gluten free/ sugar free items that I have purchased over the years, they are not half bad. … More Power Up with Power Cookies!


Summer is among other things a time for County and State Fairs. Although I suspect that August really starts the Fair season, anytime is a good time for the food that accompanies these colorful events.   My childhood memories are filled with the handful of trips that I made to the North Carolina Fair (always … More Churros

Salsa Verde

It’s here! Summer has officially begun. Summer means one thing around our house,..Swim team. Well, that is, it used to. My last swimmer graduated from the swim team 2 summers ago, but I enjoyed preparing hospitality for the Timers, Judges and other Officials so much that I have stayed on.   Last week was the … More Salsa Verde

I’m Back!

I am back! I know that you have all wondered why I quit posting things. Well, long story short, my 10 year old computer decided right after Christmas that it would no longer work with Word Press. It did not single out Word Press. Oh, no. It decided not to talk with a lot of … More I’m Back!