Five Days of Figs: Day 5, Oatmeal Cookies With Dried Figs

Dehydrating fruit is something I just started doing. I’m such an amateur, but I wanted to share how easy it is and what I’ve learned so far. The drying process is used to preserve food by removing most of the moisture in order to stop bacteria from surviving. You can either use an oven at a… More Five Days of Figs: Day 5, Oatmeal Cookies With Dried Figs

Island Mango Slaw

  At home is how I felt on Florida’s east coast island called Amelia. It was the place where our dearest friends’ daughter and her fiance’ chose to wed. The drive from the airport to the resort slowly revealed the similar landscape of home in south Louisiana. At first I noticed the beautiful moss draped,… More Island Mango Slaw

Bazaar Burgers

      Every October we looked forward to the annual St. Peter’s School Bazaar. Mama would fill our pockets with quarters and we would spend that Saturday running around with our friends playing games, eating and drinking lots of sugary, caffeinated drinks to try to quench our thirst. Buying bottled water was unheard of… More Bazaar Burgers