July 21

When I was in college~~about 450 years ago~~the guy that I was “seeing” at the time took me to meet his family in Kansas for Thanksgiving. While I was there, I had the most wonderous pie I had ever eaten. It was a pecan pie with chocolate in it. I. was. in. heaven. and I … Continue reading July 21

June 16

When I was young, I remember the first time my mom made Strawberry Shortcake. It looked almost exactly like this, minus the metal rings and the flowers. I remember thinking “mom is the best cook in the world” when I saw it. Strawberry Shortcake is one of my favorite desserts, and I have never understood … Continue reading June 16

July 30

My niece and nephew are up from Missouri for a few weeks. Last week, the chips and I went over to visit. Dad was in the middle of baking bread. Dad makes very good bread. We were hungry and the smell of baking bread didn’t help matters in the least! We tried to distract ourselves … Continue reading July 30