Thanksgiving-ish Rice.

This is my mom. I am, more or less, turning into her with every passing day. Just the other day I woke up at 5:45am and immediately started cooking, baking, doing laundry, picking up the house, working on real estate, checking email, and noticing I was way too energetic and happy for that early in the morning. Yep. Turning into my mother. One thing my … Continue reading Thanksgiving-ish Rice.

Day 78/365.

I can’t believe it’s already day 78 of this crazy challenge!! The last few weeks of 4M failure REALLY shouldn’t count, but struggling and failing is all part of this process. Right? RIGHT???? The past few weeks have been A LLLLOT. I’m like a helium balloon in a park, bobbing from tree to tree, never hitting the ground. That sounds fun, but it’s soooo not … Continue reading Day 78/365.

Collards and Beans w/Cornbread Mug Cake.

This is truly comforting, delicious, hearty, healthy, cheap, down-home cooking. This is the cooking of my people, especially on my father’s side. The Tannehill’s grew up near the Lake of the Ozarks, before it was the touristy place it is now, in an area called Kaiser, Missouri. The major key factors I know about my father’s side of the family is this: they drink coffee … Continue reading Collards and Beans w/Cornbread Mug Cake.