Apple, Peaches Pumpkin Pie, Who’s Not Ready Holler I!

With summer over I am looking forward from eating the lighter vegetarian fare of salads, light soups and broths, and other typical summer foods like corn on the cob, hamburgers and tacos to the heavier foods that autumn brings. I love making hearty stews, casseroles, pasta dishes and even yummy desserts using fresh apple and…

Football Tailgate Party time

Football season has finally begun. My hometown team, the Seattle Seahawks, won their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Sadly I had to miss the game due to other obligations but I am free for the next few weeks to watch the games on tv or streaming online. Thank heavens for modern technology where we are…

Bring on the football, chips and dips

With September now here, that means that football season is just around the corner. Growing up my family weren’t football fans. We-meaning my mom, Grandma Felix and I- were baseball fans. And our chosen team were the San Diego Padres. But more about that later when baseball season rolls around next summer. As for my…

The Dog Days of Summer: Childhood Memories and Chilling with Melons

The Dog Days of Summer: Childhood Memories and Chilling with Melons When I was younger my family and I often spent the summer visiting our family in Connecticut where my mom grew up. With four adults and two kids, it meant stocking up our motorhome with the needed supplies for the 3 days of driving…