Mar 25, 2011Corned Beef Retro Style
I have a confession to make, last time I tried corned beef, I could have bounced it like a basketball. And we had company. And we ate green milkshakes at McDonalds with our Big Macs. So, this year for St. Patty’s Day, I decided I would skip the “traditional” green eggs in ham for a more Irish-y meal. I checked out my 1940′s cookbook and sure enough, I found a recipe for corned beef
Mar 24, 2011Priceless Morning in the Grand Canyon
April 2010 in the Grand Canyon, day 12 of a 22 day private raft trip. We have had 80 degree Fahrenheit days and 45 degree nights. It is early in the morning I am sipping coffee, smelling green chili on the stove, breakfast burritos in the Dutch oven and watching the sun rise on the fresh snow on the rim of the greatest canyon in the world. PRICELESS!
Mar 23, 2011Underwater Pumpkin Carving
I remember camping at Gilboa Quarry for a halloween party. We got to sit around a campfire at night and eat great food with great people! We spent a long time at night looking at the beautiful starry sky. My kids and I got to carve pumpkins for a contest, and my husband got to carve one under water. Our pumpkins didn’t win the contests, but we did win a 50/50 raffle and dona