20 Sep

Frosty and I are lucky enough to share our home away from home with fun loving and food loving pier mates. This last weekend we all converged for an Italian feast. When I talked to the organizer of the event it seemed as we were covered on entrees and sides so I signed up for [...]

14 Sep
kiki top 5 cookbooks

I am sure it is no surprise that having gone to a French Culinary School one of my top five favorite cookbooks is “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” written by Julia child, Louisette Bertholle and Simone Beck. A lot of people would say there are too many steps…too much preparation.  I say, “that’s what [...]

10 Sep

Grandma Lyda’s Meatloaf Meatballs 1 large can evaporated milk 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/2 cups chopped onions 1/2 tsp pepper 1/4 cup chopped green pepper 2 tsp salt 3 lb ground beef 2 eggs 1/2 tsp garlic salt 2 tsp chili powder Sauce 2 cups of ketchup 2 cups unpacked brown sugar 1/2 cup of [...]