Mondays : Coffee Break

Mondays : Coffee Break

This Monday starts a busy week for our family as Chinese New Year -goes into Valentine's Day into Mardi Gras next Tuesday. I am busy with making some fun crafts and great recipes to share the joy of the holidays. This weekend we are picking our son from college and visiting the Asian market for [...]

Monday’s M word * Movie time

Monday’s  M  word * Movie time

This Monday it's a Movie and a Martini ! That's James Bond to the ones in the know. My Mom was a big fan and introduced me to them at an early age. Our favorite where always the originals and this weekend i had the fun of binge watching some of our favorites: Lisa Goldfinger is [...]

Monday’s M word

Monday’s  M  word

Today I am running late with taking care of family things. So Today's word is Macron or is it Macaroons? Let's start with the basics: A macaron (pronounced mack-a-ROHN) is a confection made up of two round, flat, almond-flour-based cookies sandwiching an emulsified filling like ganache or jam. ... A macaroon (two os; pronounced mack-a-ROON) is a mounded cookie [...]

Monday M word :

Monday M word :

This Monday it's Marigold Marigolds are incredibly easy-going and reliable under a wide range of growing conditions. Once planted, marigolds grow rapidly with no fuss. Most thrive in full sun, taking hot, sunny exposures in stride. Marigolds can even handle the reflected heat and light of paved surfaces as long as they get regular moisture. However, marigolds will [...]

Minute Steak

Minute Steak

Monday's word is Minute : What is Minute steak? Very simply, a Minute Steak is a thin (usually 1/4 inch thick) cut of boneless, tenderised beef – most often from the sirloin of a cow. 1 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning1 pound beef minute steaks1/3 cup self-rising flour6 tablespoons butter or margarine1 medium onion, sliced1 cup [...]

M For Monday * Mail Call

M For Monday  * Mail Call

Welcome June ! This Monday my M word is Mail . With everything on line and emailed how much mail do you actually get ? Mail Call : History in the military mail call(n.) A call of the names of those persons receiving mail for the purpose of transmitting mail to them; -- a technique [...]