Update: 2020 – goal setting – fitness, health, music, life

I’m not one for resolutions. I believe in setting small goals that are achievable. I thought I would jot down my goals and what I’d like to see what happens while waiting for my ride. It’s going to be a quiet New Year’s with my dad which has been tradition since my mom died. Goal…

What's Cooking: baked pork chops & vegetables

This is an original recipe that I made for a friend the other night and she loved it. But tonight. I’ve got the meat marinating in the fridge and tonight, I’m going to bake the dish instead of frying – for something different. This is a great dish to make on a cold wintry day….

What's Cooking: three course (almost) vegetarian meal

I promised the other night that I would share my recipe for the quiche I whipped up for my friend and pictures along with it. I wasn’t sure what I was going to make for dinner until that day. But when I found out that my friend doesn’t eat meat, that made things a little…

Music: Call and Answer

Music isn’t something I do professionally. I’m not making any money from publishing music. If anything, I’m probably more in debt because of spending money on musical instruments, software, upgrades and publishing. But that’s the life of a musician. You can’t go into music these days and hope to break into the business over night….

What's Cooking: lazy Monday night cooking – kale & dumplings

Took a break from cooking on the weekend. Sometimes I get lazy. Here’s a new recipe I cooked up tonight: Cooked kale and pork dumplings. Cooked Kale and Pork Dumplings This is really lazy cooking. You can make your own dumplings but honestly, store bought ones are so cheap and delicious. I try new ones…

What's Cooking: my favorite cooking channels

Not that long ago, I complained to you that I was stuck in a food rut. Cooking had become a chore. Grocery shopping was even less fun. But as money grew tight – I had to come up with creative ways to make the paychecks stretch longer. And that meant cutting back on certain things…