Dinner · Lunch

A Week Long Recap

It is a dark Sunday morning here. The rain clouds are moving in and the humidity is palpable, the air is thick but thankfully the temperature is a low (but sticky) 70 degrees. I must say that this has been one of the most beautiful summers I can remember. Most nights I am able to…… Continue reading A Week Long Recap

Cooking · Dinner

Fried Green Tomatoes

On tonight’s menu was a featured item from my childhood and summers in the South: Fried Green Tomatoes. One of my favorite things and another menu item that says (early) summer to me! I cannot remember when I developed my love of fried green tomatoes… in my head I wonder if it is pre or…… Continue reading Fried Green Tomatoes


Panzanella Salad

Everyone has a “Must Make” during the summer. For me, one of the must haves is Panzanella Salad. It’s just one of those things that is phenomenal and one of my favorite dishes during the summer. When it is summer, so many of the ingredients can be fresh – and that is so important because…… Continue reading Panzanella Salad


A Summer Soup

There are a few things I miss in the summer. Soup is one of the big ones!! As I think you know, I love soup. LOVE IT. All kinds of soup too. Vegetable soup, butternut squash soup, chicken soup, chili, and so on. I make at least one soup a week and usually I make…… Continue reading A Summer Soup

Breakfast · Dinner · Health · Lunch

Independence Day Eve…

The last few days have been busy – but I’m happy to say I have stayed on top of my healthy eating effort! While I have been getting back into the swing of things I have put maintaining healthy eating above all else – including a budget. Not that I’m going to spend an exorbitant…… Continue reading Independence Day Eve…



Hi Blog Readers: So, it has been a while. I don’t have much to report as to why I have been away from the blog – the same old excuses. Life is busy, work is busy, there is not enough time in the day to do everything. But sadly, cooking was getting boring for me.…… Continue reading Recommitted