What To Do When That Sweet Hot Mustard is Calling Your Name

There was a full jar of sweet hot mustard staring at me from the corner of my kitchen table.  The jar came from one of those large gift box holiday sets filled with varieties of artisan cheeses, sausages, and mustard.  My husband, Jeff, and I enjoyed the different types of hot mustard, but avoided the…

You Need to Watch “Chef and My Fridge” on Netflix

My mother likes to ship me boxes of goodies, or care packages, since she knows my family is away from home and some things are not easily accessible when living in military installations. She often stuffs the boxes with toys, clothes, and snacks to spoil her grandson, Rayden.   Candy and gift cards for my…

I HEART RAMEN. Do You, Too?

Our dinner came within 10 minutes and the bowl of ramen that was gifted to me was LARGE, hot, steaming, and so inviting.  Put your face close enough to the bowl and it would have been the most delicious and relaxing facial that you could buy at any spa.  A rich, salty, and oily broth coated every strand of ramen noodle, with a bundle of shredded onions, chopped  and softened cabbage, steamed bean sprouts, a few mushrooms, and thin cuts of marinated meat laying on top. I took my chopsticks and nestled them right in the center of this edible tranquil bath and lifted my first bite of Japanese ramen into my salivating mouth.

A Bowl of Kindness

One morning I didn’t have eggs in the refrigerator and I was really in the mood for a skillet.  I grew up eating skillets and my favorite combination is the vegetable skillet with breakfast potatoes, broccoli, onions, mushrooms, and bell peppers that are topped with melted cheddar cheese and scrambled eggs.  I eat this with…