International Cuisine

International Cuisine

I love to expand my horizons. Texas is known for its big skies, but I’m talking about flavor horizons beyond the curve of the Earth. One of the most priveldged opportunities that have been offered us is to befriend foreign officers in the the DLI (Defense...
Spice of Life Goes to TEXAS!!

Spice of Life Goes to TEXAS!!

My postings and Farmer’s Market appearances had been very quiet this summer. We were busy packing and putting our home in Laytonville up for sale. I am a literally “born & bred” Californian through all my family’s travels, but we knew it...
Bite Bit: Gator Holler Cajun Seasoning

Bite Bit: Gator Holler Cajun Seasoning

Nothing smacks of savory goodness than a good Cajun Seasoning like Gator Holler. I first made a batch of it to satisfy hubby’s penchant for Jambalaya.The base is made with Smoked Paprika with a good hit of Cayenne. Couple that with herby goodness of Oregano and...
Bite Bit: Oregano

Bite Bit: Oregano

Oregano, with its close friend Basil, have been a culinary staple in my household in my earliest memories. Grandma had a huge plant in front of her home that she would regularly harvest and dry. So, at our home we’d always have an old yogurt container filled...
Yogurt, Anyone?

Yogurt, Anyone?

We all grew up on yogurt. Is was supposed to be a healthy alternative to pudding. However, only after I grew up considerably (over 50) did I realize how much sugar they put in it. Back in the day Yoplait for instance had 26g of sugar. Ok, so if you aren’t a...