Tonya’s Real Chocolate Tapioca Pudding

October 14, 2017 | Food & Fun

Tonya’s Treats from the Conway Kitchen   Tonya’s Real Chocolate Tapioca Pudding Truth be told we are not really dessert people in the Conway household.  Most meals do have some fruit as a sweet treat, but desserts as you might think of them are very rare to be had in our home.  That being said, after years of listening to Wally tell tales of his mom making him tapioca pudding, I had to give it a go. Wally’s mom passed away in 1986, so there was no way for me to capture the original recipe.  That left me to blend what little I knew about pudding with all I know about Wally’s taste buds. This recipe uses “real” tapioca; not the instant kind – because everything tastes better when you put on an apron! This turned out to be a sweet surprise for Wally.  Not only did he love the tapioca pudding, but … Continued

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Fuel Your Group with Turnip Soup!

September 3, 2017 | Food & Fun

Tonya’s Treats from the Conway Kitchen Fuel Your Group with Turnip Soup!  Experimenting with different foods to create new dishes is something Wally and I really enjoy. Since most everything we eat is grown local at or, we eat whatever is fresh from the field each week.  We don’t decide WHAT to eat; we decide HOW to eat whatever is fresh and local.  When turnips showed up, it was time to cut’em up, spice’em up, cook’em up and eat’um up.  Delicious and nutritious!          Ingredients 1 TB coconut oil 4 small turnips, cubed 1 small onion or several scallions, diced 3 celery stalks, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp coriander 1 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp paprika 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup water 1 bay leafDash of cayenne, to taste  Directions Heat coconut oil and sauté turnips … Continued

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Great Fresh Food Sources!

August 14, 2016 | Around Town

It’s awesome to know that you have been enjoying the recipes I’ve been sharing with you through the years. It’s especially rewarding to hear that so many of you have experimented with foods you would never have considered before reading about how delicious they are, and how simple it is to prepare them. Some of you have even shared that your newfound fresh and funky food passion has resulted in a more healthy and vibrant life! The most common question we get about the recipes is if we REALLY eat them, or if it’s just a story. The story is we really prepare them at home, eat them, and enjoy them. Often on the boat! A consistent question is, “Where do you find your awesome ingredients?”  To answer that, we’ll share with you some of our favorite sites to find great groceries.  An awesome place to get a fast glance … Continued

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