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Heart-healthier Italian sausage-rigatoni bake

Happy February, everybody!  It’s American Heart Health month, and yesterday was “Wear Red for Women” day, to remind us that heart disease kills more American women than any form of cancer, and that we need to improve our eating, get a little more exercise, and take care of ourselves! This month is especially important to… Continue reading Heart-healthier Italian sausage-rigatoni bake


Fall baking kick-off: Pumpkin Blondies

It’s finally here: at 4:05 am CST today, autumn arrived! This is such a fun time of year; it feels like home to me.  There’s something about the scents of cloves and nutmeg, the sight of  fat, cheerful pumpkins, and the taste of apples and cinnamon that make me feel comforted and happy. It’s the… Continue reading Fall baking kick-off: Pumpkin Blondies


MamaSteph’s Lightened-Up Creamy, Incredible Mac & Cheese

I’m so excited that I was asked back to cook on KLTV7 in Tyler during tonight’s 5pm news. I always look forward to doing the cooking segments with my friends at channel 7, as they are so welcoming and helpful to me, and then when the news is over, they devour the food I bring… Continue reading MamaSteph’s Lightened-Up Creamy, Incredible Mac & Cheese


Cooking Up a Storm w/MamaSteph on KLTV!

My friends at KLTV in Tyler invited me to fill in for Grant Dade today during his Friday morning cooking segment, “Cooking Up a Storm, ” as he was unable to be there this morning.  I gladly took them up on it! When I was with them for In The Kitchen back in August, it… Continue reading Cooking Up a Storm w/MamaSteph on KLTV!