Maple Balsamic Dijon Salad with Strawberries & Pecans

So, I pulled my groin running last week. If it's not one injury it's another, I tell ya. The pain comes and goes, but the inflammation is ridiculous....more

I know what I'm having for supper tonight! It looks delish :)more

Orzo Salad w/ Chili-Maple Dressing

Do you have a favorite TV channel that you can watch all the time??? I have discovered that I do have one…….. and no, its not cooking TV, food network or nay of its international equivalents !!!! Its actually the home and garden TV or HGTV as its know here !!!  I love to see these horrible rooms or houses undergo these amazing transformations and end up gorgeous !!!! Will mine ever look that way ?? Probably not….I do have three children who think nothing of playing football, dodge ball or monkey in the middle in the house !!!!...more

Maple Apple Bread

As I sit here and type this, Alabama is finally giving me the tiniest hint of Autumn making its way here. And seeing as this weekend is the beginning of the Fall season, our Sunday Supper team has the perfect theme for you – Fall Food! I am sharing a moist and “appley” Maple Apple Bread. This quick bread is lightly sweet, and is perfect with your coffee on a cool Autumn morning....more

Maple Bourbon Apple Butter

Beginner’s Guide To Japanese Maples

Do you own a coveted Japanese Maple tree or are you thinking of getting one for your garden or yard as a beautiful focal point? When my father retired, our cousin, Cindy Morgan offered him Japanese Maple trees for his retirement gardening project.  She specializes in raising and breeding Japanese Maples and invited us to her beautiful home, where she had several trees left over from her nursery.  Through our informative conversation during our visit, she offered an impromptu Beginner’s Guide to demystifying the Japanese Maples....more

Maple Roasted Chickpeas: A Sweet and Healthy Snack

Since the new year has started, I've been trying (note the relative word) to eat healthier. I think we all go through this routine. Except when I started it last year, it lasted. ...more
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Maple-Apple Cake for Breakfast

Maple-Apple Cake for BreakfastPosted on November 12, 2011 by sonya...more

Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes!

Not Your Uncle's Chicken and Waffles

I'm back to redeem myself from the deep fried grilled cheese. This time with some fusion cuisine. This is my take on chicken and waffles; I call it "Not Your Uncle's Chicken and Waffles." It consists of fried chicken paired with a french toast soufflé served with a maple bacon custard. Not sure how many calories but it was scrumptious!...more

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Oats & Maple Scone

Rolled oats are my favorite recently. Great for cookies and bars, also soup and salad. Can enjoy different kinds of texture in different ways of baking or cooking. I made oats & maple scones today. Can’t see oats? That’s right. They were ground, but you can still feel the texture. They should have been a little bit taller… oh well, they taste good, so it’s OK.Read more......more