We have so much to be thankful for. We do live in a crazy world, I’ll give you that. I work in a TV news station, so believe me, I hear the craziness on the police scanners and on the other end of the telephone, and I see it in my inbox and via satellite… Continue reading Can balsamic vinegar say I love you on a day like today?
I’ve been working the past several weeks to create some easy-to-make recipes that are, first and foremost, quick to make, but that are also good for your body; in other words, healthy fast food. No need to always drive through a fast food place for greasy burgers or chicken when you need a meal for… Continue reading Healthy fast food: Gingered shrimp and crispy vegetable saute
I think I’ve found a soup recipe that is pretty close to perfect, and I am excited to share it with you! As some of you know, I’m a person who will eat soup even when it’s 100 degrees outside. In fact, it IS 100 degrees in East Texas today. Ugh. (Cooler weather is on… Continue reading Tortellini-vegetable soup – quick, comforting, good for you!
Zucchini. Every year, everyone plants it in their gardens, and they water and feed and weed around the plants. Then the plants produce and produce and then produce some more, and what do we all do? We complain about having too much zucchini. Then we try our best to find folks to share… Continue reading Share your zucchini! Blueberry-zucchini cake with lemon-cream cheese frosting
You guys know how much I’m loving the farm stands and farmers markets this summer, as I keep bringing it up to you here and on KLTV. I hope you’re encouraged by all my ravings to get there to buy some wonderful local food for yourself! It’s so perfect right now: the plump and juicy… Continue reading Mama Steph’s farmers market grilled cheese sandwich
I had the honor recently of being the guest chef in the demonstration kitchen at FRESH by Brookshire’s in Tyler. It was so much fun, as always, and I loved being able to focus on the produce that is so abundant here in Texas all summer; local produce from local farmers. It’s something we all… Continue reading Farm Stand Fridays: Summer vegetable gratin
I have a recipe that my sons literally devour and that I love, too. I got the recipe from a weight-loss friendly blog written by Michelle in California, called The World According to Eggface. She has many wonderful, creative recipes! So far, this recipe is my favorite. The turkey-stuffed bell peppers include in the stuffing… Continue reading I call it chevre so my kids don’t know it’s goat cheese…
My sister and I are dreaming about and planning to open a bakery someday in the not-too-distant (we hope) future. We both love to bake. We love to spend time together baking (or anything, really) and think this would be a great gift to ourselves! 🙂 I also love to feed people; I get so… Continue reading MamaStephF….the professional baker?