Pea Salad

Pea Salad

I was talking online to an old friend of mine and we were reminiscing about growing up in our sleepy little town. We talked about her favorite dish when she was a kid – salmon pea wiggle and I hated it. If her mother invited me over for dinner on that night, I always had… 

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Air Fryer Potatoes with Rosemary and Parmesan Cheese

http://www.avancer.com.au/cooking-appliances/air-fryers

Last month I received an invitation to try out an air fryer. We’ve all seen them and they’re quite expensive but this one was one of the less expensive versions that people like me can afford. I wasn’t too sure about trying it because when someone sends you something to try out, you want to… 

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Banana Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Cupcakes

Through the Facebook group for food bloggers called Food Bloggers Central, I met Annie Sageer from CiaoChowBambina.com.  She’s a beautiful, Italian-American woman with the most gorgeous hair (said from someone with fine, thin, scraggly curly hair).  Aside from growing beautiful hair, this clever woman cooks and bakes for the husband she adores and their three… 

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Japanese Chicken Curry

Japanese Chicken Curry

I’m not Japanese, let’s just get that right out there. Some might say, “Why post this recipe then?” Because it’s REALLY good, that’s why. On my very first visit to Japan years ago I had my first plate of Japanese chicken curry and I fell in love. When I came home I’d think about it… 

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Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird Cake

Today is my mother-in-law’s 90th birthday. Physically, she’s fit as a fiddle as  you can see in these photos. Mentally, there’s not much left in her spongy brain. Dementia is the worst illness anyone can have I think. It robs you of who you are and takes away most of your memories. Joan can remember… 

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