Food for Thought – 2009 Recap

2009 has been such a wonderful year for My Wooden Spoon. I'm so grateful for you guys that read and support my blog. I'm grateful for the opportunities that have come way. I've had so much fun working with Oscar Mayer in making my very own sandwich, being a Velveeta Kitchenista/Spokesblogger, partnering with Lifetime as their Food Editor at ... Continue Reading


A Year of Reflections, with Words and Photos

Wow, what a year this has been for me on and offline. I can't imagine that 2010 will even compare but I'd be tickled if it did. When I first started blogging, I never expected to fall in love with it like I did. I never expected to find myself blessed with the opportunities that have come my way or to meet as many amazing people that I have. I ... Continue Reading

Dutch Oven Cooking - King Ranch Camp Bread

Dutch Oven Cooking – King Ranch Camp Bread (Pan de Campo)

When I first followed my husband down to Kingsville, Tx, I had no idea what the King Ranch was, much less how well known it was.  He has family that works there, Ricky and Sammy to name a couple so I was introduced to the history of it all real quick. Anyways, not only do they sell some sorta pricey, beautiful products, they also have some very ... Continue Reading

Kraft ifood assistant app

My Very Own iFood Assistant

I recently downloaded the Kraft iFood Assistant app because 1) I'm a foodie and 2) one of my biggest goals for 2010 is to be more organized.   I actually don't have hardly any food apps on my iPhone so I was excited to try this out. From the main menu, you can access a number of features immediately; recipe of the day, cooking videos, recipe ... Continue Reading

Merry Madagascar Giveaway

Win a Merry Madagascar Prize Pack Y’all!

For this holiday season, Walmart and Dreamworks worked together to create  a special family movie, Merry Madagascar, starring all of your favorite characters from the first two Madagascar movies, as well as a line of licensed characters, pajamas, snacks and more! Truett thinks these characters are hilarious and I had so much fun watching him ... Continue Reading


Sweet and Spicy Crispy Shrimp

By Amy into January's Food Challenge INGREDIENTS Marinade: 1/4 c. sambal 1/2 a lemons juice 1 T. vegetable oil 3/4 lb Shrimp peeled tails on 1/4 red pepper julliened chopped chives Coating 1 cup corn flakes smahed to a ruogh crumb 2 T flour dash of salt, pepper, cayenne, smoked paprika 1/4 c. panko bread crumbs 1 egg 2 tsp. water 1/4 cup ... Continue Reading

Epson Artisan 810

A Few of My Favorite Things

With Christmas in just a few days, I thought I'd share a few of my favorites things with you just in case you need a couple of last minute gift ideas. The Epson Artisan 810 Printer.  Isn't it lovely?  I've been through a many printers in my day but this one by far takes the cake.  The print quality (Ultra HD) is exceptional and the touch ... Continue Reading


Smothered Pork Strips with Noodles

What a great meal for the colder weather huh?!   Using pork chops in more creative ways makes for a tasty meal.  This is also a healthier option as opposed to fried pork chops.   I could even see this made as a spicier version.  Maybe some chili powder??  Mmmmm!  Enjoy y'all! INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 can (14 1/2 ounces)  Beef ... Continue Reading