“Wings of the Morning”, a Forte post!

music

"Wings of the Morning", an inspirational song . . . As I pondered what to write for my Friday blog post, I thought I would share with you another song that I have submitted for a film or TV offering. This song is special to me because it is the first "out of the box" song I wrote. A Breakaway from … [Read more...]

Pasta Primavera!

Pasta

Pasta Primavera, a Pizza Classic special . . . Years ago my first husband and I opened a pizza restaurant in our hometown of Hazen, Arkansas. It was called Pizza Classic, and was located in the old Aycock building which also housed the old movie theater. We renovated the building, and once we … [Read more...]

Gran’s Strawberry Freezer Jam!

jams, jellies

Strawberry Season is almost over:( I called Cabot Patch Monday, and the lady said this would be the last week for strawberries. I knew that if I wanted to make any jam, I was going to have to do it today or Friday, but Friday is Mama's Day. I mentioned to Candace that I thought I would be making … [Read more...]

Mama’s Minute Steak with Onion Gravy

beef

Lynn needs protein! Because of Lynn recovering from heart surgery, he needs more protein to help build his muscles. He hasn't had much of an appetite. I know he likes smothered steaks and gravy, but because I worked at Candace's shop, I didn't really have time to make our traditional Smothered … [Read more...]

Homemade English Muffin Bread!

bread

There's nothing like homemade bread! I can truly say, there is nothing like homemade bread! As it bakes, the aroma of the bread fills the air, reminding me of days gone by. And, once it's baked and sliced, and slathered with softened butter, OMG! Nothing can beat it! My mother was not much of a … [Read more...]

Lynn’s Birthday Dinner!

birthday dinner

Happy Birthday to my husband! We celebrated Lynn's birthday today, Saturday, May 14! He is still recovering from an aorta valve replacement surgery, and isn't really out and about much, so I had asked him (as I shared in another post) what he wanted me to make him for his birthday dinner.:) With … [Read more...]

Martha’s Lemon Meringue Pie!

pies

Lemon Pie! Yum!!! Lynn's birthday is May 14th. I asked him what he wanted for his birthday dinner. For dessert, he said, "Lemon Meringue Pie". I've never made a Lemon Meringue Pie! And, he's never asked for lemon meringue pie. I don't think I ever saw him even eat a piece! But, oh well, I'm always … [Read more...]

Easy Chicken ala King for lunch!

chicken

Chicken ala King . . . an oldie, but goodie! Back in the day, everyone made Chicken ala King. It was a chicken in cream sauce type dish with English peas, mushrooms and pimento in it. Typically, it was served over rice, pasta or bread. I researched this dish and found that it dates back to the … [Read more...]

Pina Colada Cake, perfect for spring!

cakes

A Perfect Cake for Summer! It's summer time and the living is easy! Especially with this delicious Pina Colada Cake! One Saturday, Candace and the grandchildren came to our house and we made this Pina Colada Cake. It was a delicious cake with a creamy filling, and covered with a … [Read more...]

Creamy Coleslaw!

coleslaw

Creamy Coleslaw . . . my husband's favorite "salad"! To say that coleslaw is my husband's favorite salad is an understatement! Every time we to go a cafeteria, he gets coleslaw. When we go to a catfish restaurant, he gets coleslaw. However, he has only asked me to make it for him a few times . . . … [Read more...]