Now that we have Super bowl 500 behind us and the Eagles flew above the patriots we can get back to normal around here. I am pleased to say the day before the Super bowl we had a nice 3 inches of fluffy white snow and the day of super bowl, we were in the minus temps. So our visitors had a great taste of our Minnesota Winter. Today I am sharing one of the most popular dishes on my… Read more »

Ah Friday, my good Pal and long time friend, How I love you! I am utterly excited you are finally here and this recipe today is to celebrate your long awaited arrival. I have an abundance of eggplants growing in my garden this summer, together with a thousand tomatoes all ripening at the same time! I love eggplants. I usually plant a dozen or so trees in my garden because I can roast them all and freeze it for winter…. Read more »

This recipe takes me back to about 2 years ago when I visited Barbados and St Lucia with a group of friends. I so miss the sun, the sand and the amazing beach! We would wake up in the morning, take a walk down the beach, bathe and then on the way back, we would stop at this little rum shop, which is basically a little wooden structure, that sells liquor and beer by the pint, nips or bottles. I… Read more »

Fall is definitely here! I already have leaves falling from my trees. I dread fall because of all the leaves. I dread having to put on the light jackets in the mornings to come to work…because pretty soon, before I know it I am wearing winter coats and boots! I always try to gauge the first time each year when I actually switch from light jackets to winter coats. Then I wait 6 months to switch back. Anyway no wore… Read more »

Growing up at home, I did not eat beef or pork. I only started eating that when I migrated to MN. And yes I came straight from a Caribbean Island to the coldest state I can find! I was darn excited to see snow. After the first cold day, I soon lost the zeal to love snow. Back to my original story…no pork and beef. We did not eat it for religious reasons or more importantly because my grandparents did… Read more »