Creatively Authentic Vittles

Kentucky Derby and The Mint Julep

Posted on May 5, 2017

It’s time for the most exciting two minutes in sports… or so they say. I do not know who they are but they say it.  This year marks the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby. It’s also the time of year that mint and bourbon mixed with sugar and crushed ice produce the famous Mint Julep.  Kentucky Derby and  The Mint Julep = A Good Time.  (more…)

Cinco de Mayo or Whiskey Wednesday

Posted on May 3, 2017

I wish I could tell you that I had done a bunch of research and todays post was going to be on Cinco de Mayo and the winners and losers of  The Battle of Puebla.  Since we in America celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the perfect margarita  instead of  Le cinquième de mai and the perfect Champagne I am going to surmise you know that Mexico beat the French in the battle. The dilemma for me now is to cover Cinco de Mayo or Whiskey Wednesday? (more…)

Grandmas Recipe Box: Minute Steak Recipe

Posted on April 26, 2017

” The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” ~ Julia Child


Well what the hell I have decided I am going to share the Minute Steak Recipe I took from Grandmas Recipe Box.  Despite the fact it was one of the worst things my Mom and I have made since I started stirring cookie batter  for her in the kitchen as a child. (more…)

Vegetarian for a Day Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe

Posted on April 19, 2017

April 22 is Earth Day and I want to urge all my readers to think about caring for ourselves and the planet everyday not just Earth Day.  I started about 2 months ago doing one day a week vegetarian. It was for personal reasons but I soon realized that if I am going to do this blog and see my vision through I would need to be open about everything including the idea of eating vegetarian. This post Vegetarian for a Day  Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe is my first effort into sharing my living a day a week as a vegetarian.