Sunday Suppers (Saturday Edition): Thanksgiving Shepherd’s Pie with Stuffing Crust

This year, we took an early Thanksgiving meal down to Pinehurst. My mom made some of the food, and I made some of the food, and we all ate in Uncle Ray’s room at the nursing home. One of the many wonderful staff people there brought in a card table from the activities room so […]

Our Family’s Traditional English Trifle. Thank you, Auntie Ev

English Trifle

If Auntie Ev had known about wikipedia, I would think that she is the one who wrote the Trifle Wiki. Here’s what it says: Trifle is a dessert dish made from thick (or often solidified) custard, fruit, sponge cake, fruit juice or jelly, and whipped cream. These ingredients are usually arranged in layers. – Of […]

Pumpkin Caramel Latte Flan: The Most Interesting Flan in the World.

Allow me to introduce myself. I am The Most Interesting Flan in the World. Other flans wish they were me, but alas, there is no way for them to be. They must be satisfied with standing in my shadow. It is not too bad for them, though. The sun shines even in my shadow, because […]

Pot Pie. Chicken Pot Pie.

chicken pot pie

Thursday, The Beloved and I invited Shellie and her friend Natalie to come and Dine with us. They are both freshmen at NC State in Raleigh and are Sick and Tired of Cafeteria food. Enter: moi. Now since I’m not really a planner, I didn’t decide what we were having until about 1:00 on Thursday. […]

It’s Time to Get Over Myself

Doing for others is therapeutic. I do much better when I remember this. I have not posted in forever. Well, for almost two whole months. And that is Forever in bloggy land.  I’m sorry. I’m still here. See? I have to tell you guys, my heart has just not been in it recently.  I’ve been […]