Delicious Food… Delicious Life!

We are mom and daughter, sisters, aunt and niece, family, and women who love to cook, write, dream, reminisce, and have fun!  Join us for entertaining adventures…mainly involving food!

Mother’s Day Contest (Pssst…it’s our first ever!)

As you might know, Mother’s Day is a very special day at Tillie Moon. Tillie, our Mom and Grammy, was part of the inspiration for our blog and on Mother’s Day more than most days we remember her and try to honor her. Our blog’s birthday is also on Mother’s Day in...

Mom’s Tacos

Remember your childhood?  Think hard. Are a lot of your memories associated with food?  Hot dogs at Little League games, popcorn at the movies, popsicles on a hot summer day, cotton candy at the local fair, apples and peanut butter on Saturday nights with your family,...

Surprise Birthday Bash at Osteria Mozza Los Angeles

If you must know anything about me, know this: I love food and I love to eat. I also love cookbooks and spending time with my family. When I get to combine all of the things that I love, I am in heaven. (Check our Judy and Jen’s cookbook, “Memoirs of a Delicious...

Little Miss Personality Plus!

Why fit in when you were born to stand out?      ~ Dr. Seuss Sisters waiting for a table at a local restaurant I am the baby boomer in our little trio. I am a granddaughter of immigrants, making me ¾ Swedish and ¼ Dutch. I am the second of four children to Tillie and...

Meal Train Enchiladas

Meal Train Enchiladas My dear friend, Teresa, was my classmate in college oh-so-many years ago. We have raised our families in the same small town and it has been my privilege to watch her evolve over the years. Whether it was being a mom and secretary for her...

Clean Up Tip – Cover Your Mixer

If I have a big cooking or baking project, like preparing peaches to freeze, canning tomatoes for salsa (see Memoirs of a Delicious Life p. 56), or making holiday cookies, I like to do it when my husband is home. He is the best cleaner upper ever. He washes and puts...

Christmas – Missing Grandma

I have had the privilege of knowing and being related to many remarkable women.  Our blog is largely a tribute to my mom’s mom, Tillie, who shaped our lives in so many wonderful ways. It is also a vehicle to regularly interact with two of the most amazing women I...

Merry Christmas 2017

Merry, Merry Christmas Friends, Family and Readers!  From our family to yours we wish you peace, happiness and love this Christmas Day. If I could share some Christmas cookies with you all I would!  This year I made Melting Snowmen from Sugar Cookies (these little...

Hubby’s Potato Salad

My husband and I enjoy a good barbeque. You know, the kind where you throw some sort of beast on the grill and then add some side dishes and good friends. The food is tasty, the drinks flow, and the friendships deepen. My kind of a good time. The side dishes often...

Thanksgiving – Traditional vs. Beach

My family is quite traditional when it comes to Thanksgiving. We gather, we cook, we enjoy the day of preparation and family, and then we feast. Over the years we have tried a few tweaks to our traditional day, like eating at dinner hours instead of our usual late...

Treats For Your Pooch

If you want to have something special for your doggy under the Christmas tree or give a well thought gift to a friend with a beloved four-legged creature of the canine variety, these dog bones will be an instant hit. I have been making them for our dogs over the years...

Fall Comfort Food – Roasted Tomato Soup

My brother-in-law is visiting us from England. His name is Colin and he is uber cool. Since my husband hasn’t retired yet, Colin and I get to spend a lot of time together. Colin’s wife, Jayne, did not join him on this trip. Jayne makes the most delicious soups. I have...
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