Fun Food and the Backyard Toilet

Having young kids has its advantages. When your husband makes a sheet pan full of fish sticks, mini corn dogs, with a side of tater tots and Mac and cheese - it takes you back to your childhood. And then your eight-year-old informs you that while you were at work today, your three-year-old pooped in… Continue reading Fun Food and the Backyard Toilet

Southern Pimento Cheese

Pimento cheese is a Southern staple. It was one of my dad's favorites and it just so happens my husband loves it too, especially homemade. You can buy it in the grocery store, and that's great if you are short on time, but really it doesn't take a lot to whip up a batch and… Continue reading Southern Pimento Cheese

Guava and Goat Cheese Pastry

My dad passed away 20 years ago, yesterday. There used to be a Cuban sandwich shop here that made the most scrumptious guava and cream cheese pastries. I would buy them for him on occasion and he LOVED them. I wish I had made this for him. Start with a decadent puff pastry. I used… Continue reading Guava and Goat Cheese Pastry