Making the Perfect French Toast Casserole

I am so not a morning person…I do not function well until I have had at least two pots of coffee. So anything I can do the night before—such as make school lunches, lay out clothes, and so forth—I try to always do this the night before. Heaven forbid that I stand up for howContinue reading “Making the Perfect French Toast Casserole”

Making the Perfect French Toast

Everybody is familiar with the expression, “Waste not, want not.” And everybody knows that when your bananas start getting too ripe, you either make banana bread or end up throwing them all away… …but don’t stop there… ..also stop wasting your stale bread…by making French toast out of it. French toast is great because itContinue reading “Making the Perfect French Toast”

Making the Perfect Homemade Breakfast Sandwiches

I am┬ádefinitely NOT a morning person… Yet every morning I am expected to provide a healthy and satisfying breakfast for the “resident five year old” every single morning…and that most likely does not mean tossing him a granola bar on the way out the door and expecting him to eat it in the car onContinue reading “Making the Perfect Homemade Breakfast Sandwiches”

What’s Next?

One of the hardest things for me to do in the morning is to wake up…just to wake myself up…to wake up and function before having my normal two pots of coffee… But now that the “resident five year old” is going to “real” school, I am expected to not only wake up myself…but wakeContinue reading “What’s Next?”

Making Perfectly A-Peelin’ Boiled Eggs

I play piano for church quite a bit…and have worked with severaql differeent singers and other instrumen talists… And the one thing I have learned is that the songs that everyone knows and everyone and their brother requests that you sing—such as Amazing Grace and How Great Thou Aft…those songs that you’ve sung or playedContinue reading “Making Perfectly A-Peelin’ Boiled Eggs”

Sorry, Paula Dean…But…

Now that our family is having to change our eating habits and stop cooking like the Southern Baptists from the deepest of the Deep South, all in the name of middle age and type 2 diabetes, are we to live the rest of our lives totally without the Trinity of Deep Southern Cooking—cream cheese, powderedContinue reading “Sorry, Paula Dean…But…”