Food Shot Friday

October 24, 2014

carpaccioI’ll admit, this post is a bit of a tease. I’m going to show you three amazing dishes and then leave you in the lurch. You see I had the pure enjoyment of dining at the Certified Angus Beef ® Education & Culinary Center on Thursday. Continue Reading…

Cheddar Onion Pie

October 21, 2014

Cheddar Onion Pie

This cheddar onion pie is a delicious and savory side dish — or serve alone as the main course. It combines thin slices of sauteed onions, cheddar cheese and a couple of eggs. And not to stray too far from my original recipe, but next time I may add four to six strips of crumbled bacon to the filling. Kick it up a notch, so to speak. Continue Reading…

Vintage Treasures and Good Buys

October 20, 2014

6 Yesterday, my mom, sister and I went to a vintage antiques and craft show. Admittedly it was day two of this fabulous event, so pickings were a bit slim. We managed to find a few treasures each, though, and I took some absolutely delicious photos of the general area. I haven’t been to something like this in ages … as in maybe two years? I don’t know why. Life’s been busy, I guess. I came home wanting to change my whole house and repurpose some old things from the barn. Bed springs … oil cans … shutters … who wouldn’t be inspired, right?!   Continue Reading…

Harvest Time and What To Do About It

October 19, 2014

Looking out of Grandpa Kiko's barn on an autumn evening.

Six days you shall labor, but on the seventh day you shall rest; even during the plowing season and harvest you must rest.” ~ Exodus 34:21

My goal was to find passages about harvest and storehouses. I would begin with the directive that says labor for six days, rest on the seventh. I’d talk about stocking up, preparing for cold, harvesting final vegetables from the garden and putting it to bed for winter. I’d mention planting bulbs now for spring glory. And then I’d continue with verses like these: Continue Reading…