Pepper Poppers

I’ve been gone a short while, but back in time for football season! Here’s a quick recipe your friends and family will surely enjoy. All of these peppers are from my garden. YES, the garden is still producing and more will follow on that note! Slice the peppers in half and remove the seeds.  On […]

Have you cleaned out your fridge?

For this week, I decided to be creative with the freezer and fridge foods and wait on grocery shopping.  It made me feel a bit naked without my selection of ingredients to choose from, yet the meals weren’t slighted. But, some of the foods, were duplicated LOL – especially due to slim pickings on the […]

Bride on a Budget

Ginter Place Condominiums, formerly the Richmond Memorial Veterans Hospital, is a lovely place to live thanks to some local, legendary peeps.  Gratefully the chapel remains and is a perfect venue for a wedding.  Working with a “bride on a budget”, I became the sponsor, wedding planner and Matron of Honor to a recent wedding here. […]

Ingredient of the Week XXXVII: Corn!

…living in Richmond, VA but born and raised in Milford, New Jersey.  One of my fondest memories is the Jersey tomatoes and CORN! Corn on the cob is always a treat.  My Aunt and Uncle recently visited and I am SO grateful for the dozen ears.  Notice the difference in color over the first photo. […]

Wine Tasting Event

Trader Joes has a wonderful wine selection, and at reasonable prices!  Before purchasing a large quantity, I decided to have a party to hone in on a few reds and whites. The reds were Vintjs Pino Noir, La Finca Malbec and Pontificis Grenache Syrah.  All three were a hit! The whites were Santa Barbara Chardonnay, […]