• Chicken Stock

    Chicken Stock

    September 5, 2016 No Comment

    Every holiday, every roasted chicken or turkey… It is a must to boil the bones and make your own stock.  Then, if you want gravy or homemade soup, you’re already halfway there.

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  • Chicken Salad

    Chicken Salad

    September 5, 2016 No Comment

    This recipe has changed over the years, and this is the version that we like best.  It makes enough for 2-3 sandwiches for 2-3 days.  

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  • Honey’ed Carrots

    Honey’ed Carrots

    September 5, 2016 No Comment

    This is a quick an easy way to prep the carrots from your Roasted Chicken (Chicken Salad).

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  • Butter Dreams, part 2

    Butter Dreams, part 2

    September 5, 2016 No Comment

    For all of my friends who have been asking “How did you learn to do this?” These are my notes about my journey to Tim and Sharon’s wedding cake, including a few of my favorite resources.  Some I have followed for a long time, others I have just discovered.   First, a few hints: Play with […]

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  • Butter Dreams, part 1

    Butter Dreams, part 1

    September 4, 2016 No Comment

    What a busy and exciting week! I had the honor of baking a wedding cake for some dear friends.  She wanted sunflowers and a happy backyard feeling.  It was barbecue, banana pudding, and my cakes.  Wow! I’ve been asked by several people, “How did you learn to do this?” or “When did start decorating cakes?” […]

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  • Cinnamon Buttercream

    Cinnamon Buttercream

    September 4, 2016 No Comment

    I have had a lot of fun over the past two weeks, hence the post that I skipped last week.  I will make up for that with another post about the experience of making a wedding cake.  Right now, though, let’s talk about Cinnamon Buttercream! As I practiced different presentations and versions of the cake […]

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  • Champagne Romanoff Cupcakes

    Champagne Romanoff Cupcakes

    August 14, 2016 No Comment

    It’s official.  I am obsessed with this recipe!  There is a sweet, tart, tangy deliciousness that I simply adore.  Every portion of the recipe smells fabulous as it is being prepared. I found the original recipe for Champagne Strawberry Cupcakes on my favorite blog space LoveSwah.  I have already made one birthday cake, and I […]

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  • Shrimp and Grits

    Shrimp and Grits

    August 7, 2016 No Comment

    Hi, Everyone, Welcome to my new adventure – My Sister’s Kitchen.  My friends know that I’ve talked about sharing food ideas and general thoughts about wine and travel for quite some time.  So, I thought that I would start with a  commonly requested dish here in Texas…  Shrimp and Grits. I think its time to […]

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