Sweet & Spicy Corn Muffins

There is just something about the beginning of school that makes me want to go back to childhood favorite foods.  Cornbread is one of the highlights.   This time for my recipe, I pulled out my cooking Bible – The Joy of Cooking, the 1975 edition.  This edition still has recipe gems such as: bear,Continue reading “Sweet & Spicy Corn Muffins”

Okra Gumbo

Okra is a beautiful plant that thrives in hot, dry weather.  It has prickly leaves and beautiful long yellow flowers, that when pollinated, close and grow into tasty okra. I planted my okra in the front yard, near the steps to the sidewalk.  It gets plenty of hot sun in this area, and is thriving.Continue reading “Okra Gumbo”