Author Archives: kbamaxwel

About kbamaxwel

Moving forward every day. Creating and feeding my passion and spirit.

amped up black bean soup

After I made the beans, I read the recipe and had two problems – first, I had pre-cooked the beans, forgetting that the recipe called for cooking the beans along with the veggies and second, the recipe seemed much more boring than I was craving so – I started over and re-created this soup.

amped up black bean soup

After I made the beans, I read the recipe and had two problems – first, I had pre-cooked the beans, forgetting that the recipe called for cooking the beans along with the veggies and second, the recipe seemed much more boring than I was craving so – I started over and re-created this soup.

27 years

Wasn’t it yesterday that we sat under the awning of our trailer-home, laughed, drank gin and tonics and played rummy 5000 between play rehearsals?

27 years

Wasn’t it yesterday that we sat under the awning of our trailer-home, laughed, drank gin and tonics and played rummy 5000 between play rehearsals?

bad news

Turned on my old kenmore to preheat for ginger cookies and within a minute I heard a cracking noise, like crumpling newspaper, coming from inside the oven. Opened the door and the back of one side of the heating element was flaming. Not what you want to see.

bad news

Turned on my old kenmore to preheat for ginger cookies and within a minute I heard a cracking noise, like crumpling newspaper, coming from inside the oven. Opened the door and the back of one side of the heating element was flaming. Not what you want to see.

what to do with pork tenderloin

This was my dilemma. I made one a couple nights ago and it was yummy but I find that we rarely sit down to a 3-part meal meaning; meat, vegetable plus something to round it out.

what to do with pork tenderloin

This was my dilemma. I made one a couple nights ago and it was yummy but I find that we rarely sit down to a 3-part meal meaning; meat, vegetable plus something to round it out.

Here is my basic, (usually leftover) casserole:

You can used anything for the layers – any pasta on the bottom (I prefer angelhair) any veggies next, meat next if you want.

Here is my basic, (usually leftover) casserole:

You can used anything for the layers – any pasta on the bottom (I prefer angelhair) any veggies next, meat next if you want.

tracks in the snow

Coyotes have been howling and yipping almost every night

tracks in the snow

Coyotes have been howling and yipping almost every night

Dharma

I’m taking a break from seeking the meaning of life to try to find my purpose in life.

Dharma

I’m taking a break from seeking the meaning of life to try to find my purpose in life.

3rd Week of January

15 below this morning – up to 10 this afternoon.
Definitely a day to spend in the kitchen.

3rd Week of January

15 below this morning – up to 10 this afternoon.
Definitely a day to spend in the kitchen.