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Food Friday: Roasted Asparagus & Eggs

ROASTED ASPARAGUS AND EGGS Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus Olive Oil Salt 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 4 large eggs 2 ounces shaved Parmesan Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss asparagus with oil and season with salt. Bake on baking sheet about 15 minutes or until tender. … Continue reading »

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Weekend Inspirations: Blessed are the Dead

Instead of my regular weekend inspirations, I wanted to share the pitch for my novel, BLESSED ARE THE DEAD, that ran in the newsletter my literary agency puts out. If you aren’t Facebook friends with me, you MAY not have seen it! : )               Gabriella Giovanni‚Äôs big Italian-American … Continue reading »

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Food Friday: Easy Pork Chops and Apples

This meal has always been an easy family favorite (what kid doesn’t like apples with brown sugar and cinnamon?). But I discovered something new about it this past week. It is a great dish to prepare ahead of time. Last Saturday morning we received an invite to come over and hang out at my sister-in-law’s … Continue reading »

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Weekend Inspirations: Be in the 7 percent

I’ve seen a few versions of this one but to be fair to Regina Brett, I wanted to post her original column. With that said, I did like one replacement I saw. Instead of number 5 (pay off credit cards), I saw this that I actually prefer: “Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.” Originally published … Continue reading »

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Food Friday: Crack Cakes for Bookclub

This month it was my turn to host book club (aka food and wine club). I picked Peace Like a River by Leif Enger and even bought used books for everyone. Did that mean anyone read it? Not really. Although I must admit that more people got ALMOST through with it than normal. I can … Continue reading »

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