Archives for September 2014

The Dubliner BLP Sandwich

Three words:  Irish.  Pub.  Grub. Three more words:  Bacon. Leeks. Potatoes. And the best three words of all:  Grilled. Cheese.  Sandwich. Put those words together and you have one beautiful sentence, and one even better sandwich. This is one you are really going to love.  This recipe came from a place in my mind that Continue Reading…

Havey Family Reunion 2014

So, the Havey’s, we are such a big family that when we get together it constitutes a reunion.  I guess you could say that about a lot of families in Utah.  I come from a smaller tribe, so it’s different for me, but after being in the family for over two decades, it feels like Continue Reading…

Sunny, Sidewalks, and The Big Apple

Here it is, my first blog post on my BIG trip to New York as a finalist in the Extended Stay America Away From Home Cooking Contest with Sunny Anderson. I’ve been promised a bunch of professional pics of the experience, so I plan on doing a post about the deets of the contest when Continue Reading…

Sloppy Janes

Is your family a little tired of old Sloppy Joe?  Well how ’bout giving Janes a try? I made this recipe for the Fun and Fancy Fillo Cup Contest on phyllo.com for August.  The theme was kid friendly/after school snacks.  I think they turned out purty good and they won! The Fillo Cup gives the Continue Reading…

Nine Eleven

My twelve year old son Mason wrote this poem in honor of the fallen today in his creative writing class.  I had to share it.  I am so proud of this boy and I’m so honored to be able to post his work. 9-11 Countless lives lost Chaos and destruction Many heroes emerged Many heroes Continue Reading…

A Bit of Poetry

I have these two wonderful friends who are creative writers .   They both have blogs filled with poetry that will make tears come up and sting the rims of your eyes.  Their strings of words are the kind that give you goosebumps…the kind you have to read one more time so that you can savor Continue Reading…

Blue Cornmeal Pancakes

I don’t often post recipes that are not entirely my own on this blog, but I had to post this pancake recipe adapted by my friend Joy and I, from Bob’s Red Mill.  The pictures turned out so beautiful that even a person not particularly fond of pancakes, like yours truly, could not resist trying Continue Reading…