Bessie’s Pickles…

Bessie’s Pickles…

  When I was a little girl growing up,  I was fortunate to spend a lot of time with my grandparents.  Especially Grandma and Grandpa Johnson.  Being the eldest of the grandkids I feel I reaped the rewards and benefits of having their undivided attention. As I got older, I would get to spend weekends…

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

With football season upon us, what better recipe to do this week than one that is great for tailgating.  More importantly, it will be a hit with all of your friends and family! If you’re like me, you love to find new recipes that work and don’t take too much of your time.  I found…

The Bees Knees…

The Bees Knees…

Initially I was drawn to this cocktail for obvious reasons – because of its name… Bees Knees.   The Bees Knees cocktail originated in the days of Prohibition.  The phrase “Bees Knees” was slang during this era for “the best” or “height of excellence”.  Bathtub gin was usually a concoction of inferior alcohol and grain alcohol mixed together – nothing…