Monthly Archives: October 2009

Shrimp Spaghetti

A friend asked me to post this recipe from the Talk About Good II cookbook. Here it is: Shrimp Spaghetti 3 Tbl. butter1 large onion minced1/2 cup chopped green pepper2 tsp. salt1 can Rotel tomatoes and 2 Tbl. tomato paste … Continue reading

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Bundt Cakes are Back!

I am participating in the Friday Show and Tell at My Romantic Home. You can join in too at I must confess that I am currently obsessed with Bundt pans. It makes me giggle to type that out, but … Continue reading

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An Easy No-bake Cookie for Gift Giving and Holiday Parties

I love a recipe that makes a lot of anything for little effort. This is one of those things! This is traditionally called a “Boiled Cookie” and favorite amongst our Cajun friends. It really is sort of a candy and … Continue reading

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Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

I purchased the book “Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day” with some skepticism. I was pleasantly surprised. It was simple and the results were fantastic! I took a plastic cake keeper I had on hand and taped a ball … Continue reading

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Fall Garden 2009

Summer of 2009 was very dry and hot for the Houston area. We lost most of our spring garden because of it. We held out hope for our Fall 2009 Garden. So far, so good. We harvested our first cucumber … Continue reading

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Maker’s Diet – Phase 3

I am so thrilled to have made it to Phase 3 of the Maker’s Diet. I just started week 5 of the diet and am happy to add wheat and bananas to the diet. I have missed my banana in … Continue reading

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