Today, strangely enough, is National Brandied Fruit Day. Brandied Fruit was made popular during the Victorian Era. People discovered that if you soaked fresh fruit in brandy, it preserved the flavor of fruit while creating a dessert topping for adults.Continue reading “California Chicken Wrap and Chipotle Lime Potato Salad”
Today is International Picnic Day. It’s the second Picnic Day of the year, and with good reason. The origins of a Picnic may be French, yet people all over the glove love to picnic, especially Americans. It makes sense that we would have both a National Picnic Day and an International Picnic Day.Continue reading “Red Pepper Lime Potato Salad”
How’s life been thus far? I think, if we could have a do-over year because it was such a mess, 2020 would be at the top of the list. It’s not just the pandemic, it’s all the craziness.Continue reading “Where There’s a Will”
On last night’s dinner menu was a simple favorite around these parts, my Portuguese Garlic Nailed Steak Sandwich. Typically, I serve this steak sandwich with a side of fries. Frankly, we are suffering from French-Fry Burnout. On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers took the field. Naturally, that meant grilling up our Go Pack favorite, Bratwurst in Beer with Grilled Onions. Imagine my surprise when Hubby, a real stickler for good luck traditions, suggested we have what was left of my Three-Day Old Fashion Boston Baked Beans that I had made for a Labor Day Pot Luck at the family farm rather than the usual French Fries. Those beans with the Brats – we may have hit on a new Packer traditions.