NOTE: This event was a few days ago… but I was too busy with the event to update my blog and I wanted to get more photos to go with it before posting. It was all over the newspapers, and … Continue reading Enchiladas and friendly faces on a Friday night
This isn’t about food. I haven’t been writing much lately because I’ve been in battle-mode, more than usual. I haven’t been eating much, either. Not much of an appetite lately. Last week, I testified in Harris County Criminal Court in … Continue reading 75 years in prison, $10,000 fine. It is done.
My husband and I recently did something we don’t normally do. We ate at the same restaurant twice in one week. As most of you know, I’ve been on a cook-at-home binge for quite some time now. But every once … Continue reading Lupita’s Place in Fort Davis
Earlier this week, the Fort Davis Lions Club served a homemade lunch to the middle school and high school students through a weekly program called Tuesday School. There are no cafeterias at the schools in Fort Davis. Students pack a … Continue reading Feeding a crowd with King Ranch Chicken
The cool weather that came sneaking into town this week has certainly been welcome in our kitchen. In just under a week, I’ve made a big pot of beef stew with carrots and potatoes and a thick gravy, a hearty … Continue reading Chilly West Texas weather calls for West Texas chili
Mr. Johns and I try to eat oatmeal for breakfast just about every day. Each trip to Costco, I toss a seven-pound bag of organic steel cut oats in the shopping basket because the price is right and I can’t … Continue reading Overnight Oats – my new favorite way to eat oatmeal
Alternate headline: Fruit-bearing friends are my favorite friends When our neighbors Stephen and LaVerne Bright asked if we wanted some freshly-picked pears a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t say “Yes, please!” fast enough. They warned me that the pears were … Continue reading Grateful for friends who share the bounty of fruit trees