Celebrating Life-September…Labor Day Menu

   Being an Army wife, the Fourth of July has aways been a special holiday for our family…and, of course, being from the Deep South, our celebration centers around food. So today I’m sharing with you the menu that I have decided on for Labor Day this year. Growing up within spittng distance of Memphis,Continue reading “Celebrating Life-September…Labor Day Menu”

Making the Perfect Carne Asada

  Carne asada is a grilled and sliced steak that has been marinated and perhaps seared before being grilled. This is a popular dish in Latin America, especially northern Mexico.     Carne asada is served  both as a main dish or as an ingredient in other dishes—such as tacos and burritos.     The perfect carne asadaContinue reading “Making the Perfect Carne Asada”

Making the Perfect Paprika-Based Barbecue Rib Rub

Ir’s hard to believe that school’s already out…(or at least what was supposed to be school and probably wasn’t because of all this coronavirus crap).     Soon we’ll be cranking up our grills for the 4th of July…assuming that you haven’t already been cranking out great ribs, chicken, and pork chops already.   AndContinue reading “Making the Perfect Paprika-Based Barbecue Rib Rub”

Labor Day Layout

  This weekend is Labor Day weekend…a holiday strangely positioned in the school year calendar…Let’s start school for a week or two, and then give the kids a long weekend to re-mess up the schedules that their parents have been trying so hard to get them used to over the last few weeks. Anyway, LaborContinue reading “Labor Day Layout”