A Simple Brunch Bread

Did you have a wonderful Christmas? I hope so. My family didn't travel to East Texas and Dallas for the first time in forever. It was less stressful but we sure did miss seeing our siblings and cousins. Once the kids realized that their cooking challenged mom was going to be the one in the kitchen this year, they asked for me to make them sausage bread. It is so simple and easy that I can't even mess it up! I got the recipe way back in the 90's when we had a pot luck lunch at work. I loved it so much that I made it for clients when I would give early morning training classes for loan … [Read more...]

Malinalli Bakery and Bistro

Malinalli Bakery and Bistro  has been on my list of places to try ever since a friend recommended it to me back in the spring.  When my husband texted me the other day to meet him for lunch, I told him that this might be the perfect spot for our little rendezvous. After 21 years of marriage, a surprise hour alone together is always welcome and necessary to keep that spark alive! The restaurant is located at the corner of NW Military and West Ave. in Castle Hills. It's in the shopping center across the street from Castle Hills Baptist Church. The atmosphere is casual,warm and inviting … [Read more...]

For the Love of Pancakes

Pancakes. I bet you just smiled. There's just something about pancakes that conjures up happy thoughts!  And this past weekend, we found the happiest pancake place in San Antonio! Pancake Joe's is located near Jefferson High School and close to downtown off of Donaldson Avenue. It's in a strip center that has no signage from the road. It took us awhile to find it but we were determined since it had come highly recommended by friends. I knew it had to be around somewhere because there were so many cars in the parking lot. (directly across from the Dollar General Store) Since the … [Read more...]

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