A Pocket Guide to Franklin Barbecue

   A Pocket Guide to @franklinbbq:  1. Arrive early-ish (we chose 8am, & were rewarded with 15th place in line. The first person today has been there since ^***FOUR AM***^ ūüėģ 2. Take picture of sign, with sign, and of line that is rapidly queuing up.  3. If there are any left, folding/lawn chairs are…

Canine Cuisine

Dilemma: Dogs ran out of food last night and Shiloh was lying by his bowl this morning, a clear sign if any that it was time for breakfast, dammit. As I was feeling too lazy to change out of my pajamas and my husband was out working and not able to swing by the store…

Destination: Delicious – Fredericksburg Edition

So, I haven’t posted in a few months due to planning, executing, and enjoying my wedding! {fist pump for effect} Afterwards, we took a brief sojourn to Fredericksburg, TX – land of infinite B&Bs, antiques, “shabby chic” shops, mediocre German food and the 2nd most popular winery region in the US (yesssss!) If your travels…

“Sugar-Free” Apple Cinnamon Pancakes

*Disclaimer*: Of course there is sugar in this recipe.¬† Let’s not forget who’s cooking here…¬† However, it is all fructose-oriented in nature as found in the applesauce and OJ as well as some lactose found in the milk.¬† That is all.   My friend and her boyfriend came to visit sunny, warm Texas from the…

I <3 Farmers’ Markets

Bottom left, going clockwise: Sweet onions, pumpkin parantha, Mountain Dew jelly, homemade whole wheat & regular noodles, organic strawberry Greek yogurt, tomatoes, sweet lettuce,¬†French breakfast radishes. WOW.¬† Check out your local farmers market and see what (edible – or not) treasures you can find!   French breakfast radishes are mild, with a subtle flavor. The…

Lentil Loaf!

…Or, The Fine Art of Chopping Finely…(see Recipes Page) Aaaah, Homonyms. But enough English review for the day….Let’s get cooking!

Man-Cooking

My man stepped it up this week. ¬†He not only (finally) did the dishes, he volunteered to cook dinner. ¬†He planned, executed, and delivered: Stuffed artichokes. Yum. ¬†And fun to eat! *Updated: Pics Added!* The next day he baked 2 loafs of his Italian grandmother’s bread. ¬†Can you say melted butter on top, please?