A few nights ago when I made this, my husband asked me why am I going through all of this trouble when I can just get tomato soup out of a can. I didn’t know the answer to that question as I thought the same thing. Until Read More
Mexican hot chocolate is one of my favorite indulgences. When you drink it, you get the most wonderful warm fuzzies. It has masa in it which is corn flour and it makes the hot chocolate nice and rich. I have a Mexican market where I live but you can also check the Mexican aisle of your local grocery store for masa harina.
This is my all-time favorite entrée item. My sister, Grace, does this recipe by feel and taste, so the amounts are not exact, but you can taste it and change it according to your preferences.
2 cans of yams (I made this with fresh yams one year, but the truth is you can’t tell the difference and canned is so much easier).
1 can of frozen orange juice Read More
Having people over for dinner, or hosting the more formal “dinner party” used to freak me out. So I hit the problem head on and decided to have a lot of dinner parties. It worked and I can now have people over with pleasure. Then I decided to tackle Thanksgiving. How hard can it be? I don’t know if any of you have memories of your mothers being totally frazzled and blown out by the time the actual Thanksgiving or Holiday feast was on the table. My mother’s exhaustion and anger were as much a part of Thanksgiving as the turkey, but didn’t digest as well. Read More