Monthly Archives: December 2006

Creole Black Eyed Peas

I’m almost doing the whole Southern thing this New Years Eve, but I have no greens. Just cornbread and black eyed peas. This is from the 1985 Southern Living, but over the years have morphed into my Dad’s recipe. Now, … Continue reading

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Late December B-days

Well, there have been a lot of b-days of important people in my life here in the latter days of 2006. Thought I would give them something here, not much and it doesn’t cost a thing… On the left as … Continue reading

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Cooks in the Kitchen

thought I would introduce you to people that I mention here on the blog. This is my family – and we are all cooks in our own right. From Left to right: My Mom. She loves to bake – she … Continue reading

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Saddam’s Sadness

Following breaking news (since work is so boring), I have been reading about the impending hanging of Saddam. I don’t remember much time in my life w/o Saddam being the “big story” – at least since the early 90s (when … Continue reading

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Florida in December

These pictures are in random order. Me and Jill – I’ve known her since she was 13. She is very special to me. I wouldn’t have missed her wedding for anything (her reception yes, wedding no). Then it is my … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Waffles

THese were phenom. I’m loving my waffle maker – my cooking tool of the YEAR!! Whoohoo – thank you to MG to helping me make my first batch – and now I’ve made them all year.This will probably the last … Continue reading

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Big Batch Santa Cookies

Mom made these for her swap, so I wanted to make them today. Since I am taking cookies two different places tonight and tomorrow – thought a big batch would be nice. These make tons!Mom got this recipe from a … Continue reading

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