Month: November 2010

Pecan Pie and Bourbon Whipped Cream

Pecan pie is a staple in the south. It’s an easy pie to make, so there’s no excuse not to serve it at your next get together or just as a yummy dessert. Pecan is pronounced peh’ cahn, by the

Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk pie is another one of my favorites. Don’t worry if you don’t like buttermilk; you can’t taste it. 1/2 cup butter melted 1 1/2 cups white sugar 3 teaspoons all-purpose flour 3 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Pie and Never Fail Pie Crust Recipe

This is the pie crust recipe I use. It’s called Never Fail Pie Crust and it doesn’t. If I’m making a fruit pie, I add almond extract to the dough and a little less water. If making a meat pie

I think I Know Where The Dragon Hides

Years ago, we had a school project to make a picture using different kinds of seeds and beans. I sketched out my scene, a cowboy riding a bucking horse on the prairie. Then my step-mother took me to the store

Lost, But Not Missing

When Will got home from Iraq, we visited sometimes about his experiences there. They weren’t all good, obviously. Fortunately, Will is pretty laid back and he pretty much takes things in stride. Even getting stuck in Kuwait for over a

Angry Spirit Editor

Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary opened up an #askagent session on Twitter earlier today. I was half-heartedly scrolling in between searching for information about rats and noticed a question posted by an author. “Do you recommend hiring a professional editor

A Pirate’s Life For Me

FAR RIDER is primarily the story of a young woman’s search for identity and a quest to gain respect. It could be a navel gazer except for the pirates, kidnappers, demons, civil war, genocide and senile wizard. I’m at the