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My Thanksgiving Dishes

November 21, 2011


I love Thanksgiving! Orange pumpkins, family and oh so much food! This year David and I have a packed schedule starting with the Hoyt Family celebration in Lecompte, LA. 42 Hoyts and Hoyt descendants will be attending. My grandmother, Katie Hoyt, is one of the five siblings whose families come together every Thanksgiving.  Being a […]

Pumpkin Bread: a 5 Star Recipe

November 9, 2011


I shop for great recipes at I love the site because in one glance, I can see if it’s been rated highly and by how many people. This 5 star recipe has over 1000 ratings and it’s simple. So I was sold. I made it for the LSU vs. Alabama game night and for […]

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream with Special Strawberries

October 18, 2011


Here is another Pinterest -inspired, Jennifer White original recipe – Chocolate-Banana “Ice Cream” is as simple as this:  freeze a banana, then combine with 2 tbsp cocoa powder and blend until smooth and creamy. alternative recipes with more detailed instructions can be found here at the Gracious Pantry blog Special Strawberries Slice strawberries Sprinkle lightly […]

Fun Food for Fall Festivities (inspired by Pinterest)

September 19, 2011

0 is so much fun! Have you joined it yet? Pinterest is like an enormous, “living,” communal cork board. When you find something online that you want to remember – a recipe, craft project, beautiful image, quote – you “pin” it to one of your boards. Just a few minutes on the site and I’m […]

Serve Up Some Southern Hospitality

September 6, 2011


My taste buds love Louisiana foods. Cooking it is pretty easy and serving it is FUN! I’m learning to live out the unique life God has given me and celebrating my Louisiana heritage at the same time. Hospitality is something I truly enjoy and something that happened often in my childhood home. Yesterday I shared […]

Uncle’s Barbeque Shrimp Recipe

August 6, 2011


Yesterday, you met my mom.  She’s an excellent cook. Those of you who know her are nodding your head right now aren’t you! I spent a few days with mom and our family at the beach last month. Mom saved yummy looking recipes throughout the year and blessed us with fine food each night at […]

Fish Tacos – My Fav!

May 30, 2011


The phrase “Fish Taco” always gets my attention. This weekend, I enjoyed two of the best I’ve ever eaten at Duffy’s Cherry Cricket  in Denver, CO. My sweet husband took me to Denver for our 13th anniversary and this restaurant was recommended to us twice by the time we checked in the hotel. The place […]