• Frida's Southwest Oklahoma City

    Brunch at Frida Southwest

    February 12, 2024DishinandDishes

    Hands down, my favorite place to eat right now is Frida Southwest, including their weekend brunch. The inside of Frida’s is bright, airy, and buzzes with the sound of friends and family chatting and dining. There is a sizeable bar with folks gathered around. And totally unrelated to food, the bathrooms are sky blue for boys and baby pink for girls. I check out their Instagram weekly, and when they introduce their new (monthly) menu items, I always send them to my daughter Tori, along with something like this in all caps… WE NEED TO GO TRY THESE! Mr. Wonderful and I tried their brunch for the first time months ago and sat on their lovely patio. And my kids took me for Mother’s Day…

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  • Managing Diabetes and Obesity: Healthy Eating Tips, Medication, Exercise, and More

    November 15, 2023DishinandDishes

    More than a way to fuel our bodies, eating is a satisfying experience, especially when trying various foods and cuisines. However, health experts are concerned with Oklahomans’ increasingly unhealthy eating behaviors, such as drinking sugary beverages and eating less than the…

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  • Pickled Banana Peppers

    August 21, 2023DishinandDishes

    I can make the Pickled Banana Pepper  recipe with my eyes closed and no directions anymore. Have you ever planted banana peppers before? If you are starting out in gardening and want a SUPER great producer, plant these babies. There…

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  • Growing Cold Weather vs Warm Weather Crops

    March 1, 2023DishinandDishes

    Image by lembrik on Freepik Our First Garden Story The first year we gardened, we really flew-by-the-seat-of-our-pants and had no idea there was a difference between growing cold-weather vs warm-weather plants.   We just got all excited and giddy. We…

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  • Cheever’s Cafe Brunch

    February 24, 2023DishinandDishes

    My Absolute Favorite Brunch Place This week I met a dear friend at Cheever’s Cafe for brunch on Saturday. This is Ana. This picture of Ana is not at Cheever’s Cafe. This is a picture of Ana at Harvey’s Bakery…

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  • My Favorite Gardening Seeds

    February 8, 2023DishinandDishes

    Katie from the food and gardening blog Dishin & Dishes shares her favorite seeds to plant in her garden and where she gets them.

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  • Homemade Taco Seasoning

    February 7, 2023DishinandDishes

    I can’t tell you how many packets of taco seasoning I’ve bought over the years before it finally dawned on my I could make my OWN homemade taco seasoning! I was today years old when I finally tried it! Why…

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  • Tanglewood Resort

    February 3, 2023DishinandDishes

    Early in December, Mr. Wonderful and I were able to take a little escape away just over the Oklahoma border into Texas from the holiday season craziness to Tanglewood Resort in Pottsboro, Texas. And by escape, I mean a SORELY…

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