Bignets – French Doughnuts – Bon Appétit!

I made the bignets! Granted, I made them from the box mix, but still… It’s time for celebration. They worked out great. My kids helped and they were extremely happy. Instructions in the box were super easy to follow. However, the texture of the dough was very different from what I had expected. I decided to…

Coffee and Bignets at Cafe Du Monde®

We visited New Orleans recently and made our regular stop at Cafe du Monde® There is not much to say but that it is WONDERFUL! As usual I had to get out of there with a coffee supply, my coffee mug and a T-Shirt. Here are the pics! 🙂

Coffee {Ergo, Happy}

  Oh, coffee! To paint a good picture, think “Don’t Stop Thinking about Tomorrow” by Fleetwood Mac, “I can See Clearly Now” by Johnny Nash  and “Happy” by Pharrell Williams. The optimism in the lyrics is food for my soul. Coffee has that exact effect on me. Overwhelmed, confused, even in state of panic, there are days when I wonder…