Cauliflower Steaks & Other Roasted Veggies

Today is the first time I have felt like myself in 4 days. I’ve hardly left my bedroom and hardly eaten anything. I’m pretty sure that no matter what my doctor said, I’ve had strep. When you lie around all day and night crying because you can’t swallow anything, not even your own spit, thereRead more

Black Bean Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes. I really do. Everytime I saw someone eat one, I just thought—bleh, who wants a potato that tastes sweet? Not I! Well, in finding out that they are better for me than regular potatoes, and also finding that there are health benefits  to them, I decided to give them a try.Read more

Ooh La La Lingerie Shower

I had the honor of throwing a lingerie party for my friend Patty this past weekend. I had so much fun putting it together, decorating and making food. Here are some snapshots. I ordered a digital invitation from Rachel on Etsy at Ruffled Sundries. The Invitation:   When my friend got engaged we got herRead more

Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap: Christmas Cardamom Cookies

I participated in the Third Annual Great Food Blogger cookie swap this year and am very excited to share my experience with you again this year. In the past year I have found that one of my favorite spices is Cardamom. For those of you who do not know what Cardamom is it is aRead more

Special Delivery

A special delivery went out today. I shipped my cookies for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap this morning! This is one of my favorite times of the year because of the packages that I get to send and the packages that come in the mail.   I already received one shipment of cookies fromRead more

Giveaway Winner!

Today I got to present a local reader who won my giveaway with her prize–The Pioneer Woman’s newest cookbook, “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays”. A very big CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Glenda! Hope you enjoy the book! Keep keep coming back to see what we are up to at My Kitchen Is OpenRead more

Today is Thanksgiving

As you read this post, it is Thanksgiving day. The Mister and I have woken up early to get the turkey in the oven and my house is clean and we are lying around in our pajamas just waiting until around 10AM to heat the food that was prepared late last night. Hopefully it didRead more

Bake it Forward

Yesterday I received this awesome tin in the mail. It is a Bake It Forward Tin. Imperial Sugar Company sent it to me as a part of the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap. They are sponsors of the swap and sent those who are involved, this little something along with a coupon for free sugar.Read more