Roasted Vegetable Stew

I am so excited that Fall made its arrival yesterday.  We are having perfect Fall weather here in East Tennessee.  A little crispness to the air with glorious sunlight.  This is my favorite time of year.  I love the weather, the fresh smell in the air, the beautiful fall colors, the decorations and of course… Read More »


Neighbor Gifts

Do you need a last minute neighbor gift? How about making a batch of quick bread. We chose to do a Chocolate bread. so good and yummy. I found the recipe here Triple Chocolate Quick Bread Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips, divided 1/2 cup butter, softened 2/3 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs… Read More »


Gourmet Instant Hot Cocoa

I love a good cup of Hot Cocoa.  So, do my kids.  To make things quick and easy I usually just keep some packets of instant Hot Chocolate on hand.  But sometimes I want a more grown-up, decadent taste. I decided to experiment with the things I had on hand.  I fixed my cup of… Read More »