Super Bowl Fav Foods~

Food favorites for the Super Bowl Ready, set, hike!I am sure most of you in the US are aware that Sunday is “Super Bowl Sunday” so unless you are living under a rock, have been on another planet or off the grid, this Sunday many of you will enjoy chicken wings, pizza, beer and many other assorted snacks and beverages all while watching the big game. Or maybe you will be socializing while the game is on just waiting for the next commercial.Oh come on and admit it, we all love to watch those commercials!I wanted to share a few of my fav’s from my blog:...more

Boeuf Bourguignon Juila's Beef Stew, cooked by Kary

Have you made real beef stew, I mean the way Julia Childs prepared it? No, well on a cold rainy day back in 2009 I prepared “Boeuf Bourguignon with Boeuf A La Bourguignonne” Yes Julia Child’s “Beef Stew in Red Wine, with Bacon, Onions, and Mushrooms.” If you have not prepared this recipe or had the opportunity to indulge yourself in a mouth watering bowl of this delectable stew you must try it! Or get someone like me to prepare it for you; it is truly a labor of love which you can taste in every bite. ...more

Book Club Selections 2015 from "Have you read the book? Book Club" and Sharing of Truths

Happy New Years from “Have you read the Book? Book Club”...more

Deliciously Organic, Carrie Vitt's new book

I was selected as a Book Ambassador to review and post on my blog  Cookingwithkary. Sooo excited, please stop by my blog and read about this inspiring new cookbook!...more

The Grain-Free Family Table, Carrie Vitt of Deliciously Organic ~ Kary's Review

I have not posted in a long time, mostly because I was on the road 4 days a week for my last job, ok not a great excuse however now I have a really good reason to post, supporting a fellow blogger. ...more

Sandy Shuman Jewelry - Nature inspired designs made from the heart….urban, earthy, bohemian, and eclectic.

Today is  “Shop Local Saturday” and a perfect day to jump back into blogging and introduce to you a  Whimsically Artistic Jewelry Designer, Sandy Shuman .Sandy’s shop is not a local brick and mortar store however several months ago Sandy launched her on-line small business .Please stop in, take a look and  shop around! ...more

Corned Beef, A Tradition born in the USA

On Sunday March 17th in many countries the Irish and those who become Irish for a day will celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. Shamrocks, leprechauns, Celtic Irish Music, the wearing of green and of course Guinness are associated with Ireland and Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations....more
Hi there Karen! Well, I am here 2 days late. Sorry! But I've been busy at home with mi familia, ...more

Fat Tuesday 2nd Annual Virtual Mardi Gras Celebration! Ready To Party?

Welcome to my Virtual Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras Party! The “Greatest Free Show on Earth” is in full swing down New Orleans way and if like me you are at home and feel like celebrating grab a beverage and join the party!The menu is set but I was just thinking that we could also add Jambalaya, red beans and rice, to the menu, and don’t forget beverages to warm the body and soul.My ipod is in its docking station filled with a great selection of Jazz, Zydeco and many of my party favorites ready to liven up the festivities. Don’t forget to grab a handful of Mardi Gras beads, as you arrive at the party. I have filled a bowl with beads in all colors specifically purple which represents justice, green for faith and gold means power. Do you have any favorite Fat Tuesday traditions?  Are you ready to join the party? Cheers! KaryThanks for visiting. Stop by
I have NEVER been to New Orleans, but would love to go someday. I am dying to see the ...more

It's time for Mardi Gras, so grab your beads and come along!

Welcome to Mardi Gras season! This is my third year writing a post about one of my favorite cities so please join me in the celebration! My husband Doug and I love New Orleans, the delicious food, lively music, eclectic and friendly people. I don’t need a reason to cook up some great Cajun or Creole foods, but with Mardi Gras season upon us I usually find myself in the kitchen whipping up our favorite New Orleans cuisine and preparing to host a Mardi Gras party, usually the Saturday prior to Fat Tuesday. ...more
@cookingwithkary His gumbo is a lot of work but so worth it. Really!   :)more

Are you ready for some Homemade Chicken Fingers!

Last night I was in a Chicken Fingers kinda mood so I baked a tray of homemade crunchy Chicken Fingers and with Super Bowl eating day this sunday I thought I would share this recipe with y'all.Chicken wings and chicken fingers are a staple for many super bowl parties, and on occasion I think most of us love nothing better than southern fried chicken....more
@elaineR.N. You know me, Amiga, I don't mind the fat, but I should probably give this lighter ...more