If you are looking to cut back on calories but are still looking for a delicious summer meal, this one is for you! Hit the farm stand and buy fresh produce. This recipe is not written in stone so add those things that you like. The key spiralized zucchini. See this delightful recipe by clicking […]
These Smoky Baked Beans are a hearty addition to a meal because of the sausage. I guess that makes this more a chili-like recipe. The variety of beans and the smoky flavor make this a very unique baked bean recipe. It is definitely worth giving this one a try! Get the recipe by clicking next […]
Serving a large crowd could be complex so I almost always try to simplify the menu. This recipe for Taco Salad is perfect for a large group of people. It doesn’t require a great deal of work and it is a one-dish entree. Check it out by clicking next below.
Ingredients 1/4 cup Basil, fresh 1 15-ounce can Cannellini beans 3/4 cup Celery 1 Cucumber, small 1 15-ounce can Garbanzo beans 1 clove Garlic 3/4 cup Italian parsley, fresh 1 15-ounce can Kidney beans 1 1/2 Lemons, juice of 1/3 cup Pepperoncini 1/4 cup Red onion, fine 2 Tomatoes, fine 1/2 cup Kalamata olives 1/2 […]
Ingredients 2 tsp Garlic 1 Egg 2 1/2 cups All purpose flour 2 tsp Instant yeast 1/2 tsp Salt 1 tsp Sugar 3 tbsp Olive oil 2 tbsp Butter 1/4 cup Yogurt, plain 1/2 cup Water Directions Combine warm water, yeast, and sugar in a large bowl; let sit for five minutes or till bubbly. […]
Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 1/4 cup flour 3 tablespoons powdered sugar Directions Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a medium bowl, mix butter, flour, and powdered sugar until crumbly. In an 8-inch or 9-inch pie plate, pat crumb mixture evenly being sure to come up the sides to the edge. Crimp the […]
This Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce recipe is really delicious. I prepared it without meat and served it over rice. It can be made with shrimp, beef, pork, or chicken, but it works as a vegetarian dish. It can also be served over rice noodles. See this recipe by clicking next below.
Check out these Veggie Nuggets. They are perfect to serve as an appetizer, a side or even as a main entree especially if you are looking for a vegetarian option. Plenty of fresh veggies make these a healthy choice. I like to serve these with a spicy dipping sauce. Get the recipe by clicking next below.
I like this recipe for French Dressing because it is perfect to make ahead and have on hand for a gathering. It stays well in a sealed jar in the fridge and is well liked by the family. I use Campbell’s condensed tomato soup as I feel it is the best and it is always […]
Image Source: Cookpad.com Red Pepper Jam is a really nice addition to mild cheeses, crackers, sandwiches, etc. You can change the proportions and add more jalapeno pepper if you like it really spicy or you can eliminate the jalapenos altogether if you prefer. Ingredients 3 cups finely chopped red bell pepper 1 cup finely chopped […]
This baked brie is a very simple and elegant appetizer to serve with a holiday meal or special occasion. You can top it with any topping you favor. I topped mine with diced figs, craisins, peach jam, a drizzle of honey, and chopped nuts. The fruit, jam, and honey offered a sweet element while the salted […]
As usual, when it comes to this time of year I am always looking for something delicious and different to make for the holidays. I will grant you, Thanksgiving has not yet come and I am thinking of my Christmas menu. I found this recipe for Lamb Osso Bucco on the Food Network website and […]
Here’s a great recipe that merges the beloved Cobb Salad taste with an appetizer dip. This is a really simple dip that can be served with any type of cracker, chip, or pita. You can even serve this dip with fresh veges. Check out this recipe by clicking next below.
Super creamy mac and cheese is the perfect solution when you are looking for real comfort food. Serve as a side, as your main dish, for lunch, or for picky children when you need a sure-fire meal. Get this delicious recipe by clicking next below.
This recipe combines a few a few kid-friendly favorites into one delicious recipe. Pasta is a great way to make tacos a one pot meal without all the extras necessary for a successful taco night. This recipe calls for spaghetti but any pasta will work. Shells are a good alternative because they catch all the […]
You might not think of a dip with an Asian flare but think again. Everyone loves a good peanut sauce and this one is perfect for dipping in…or adding to a lettuce wrap, or drizzling over your salad, or spooning into your mouth. Served with some fresh-cut vegetables or your favorite dipping cracker, this is […]
Fettuccine Alfredo is a very nice meal to serve to guests. It really is not very labor intensive and it is loved by most. Some fettuccine alfredo recipes add chicken but this recipe adds Cajun shrimp which really adds a different flavor dynamic to this classic dish. Get the recipe by clicking next below.
Guacamole is delicious as a dip with tortilla chips but is also a great addition to a sandwich. I found this recipe that is really incredible. Guacamole added to a bacon grilled cheese sandwich. You are going to really love this one! Check out this delightful recipe by clicking next below.
A slow cooker is often associated with cold weather but sometimes it nice when the weather is warm to set up your slow cooker and keep the heat out of the kitchen. This recipe for Mongolian beef has just a few ingredients and is so easy to set up. Set up is just a few […]
It seems that around here, fried pickles are a new thing on the appetizer menu at our local restaurants. I actually never heard of them until last year. I will admit that I was skeptical when I first tried fried pickles but I love them. These Fried Pickles use dill pickle slices and are served […]
Local strawberries are just coming into the markets – perfect timing for this recipe. My sister-in-law brought this salad to our get-together on Mother’s day. She made hers with baby spinach. Our family loved it so much they went back for seconds. Everyone agreed this is a keeper recipe. Thank you, Toni! Get this recipe by […]
Baccalà is dried and salted codfish and has been a much-loved ingredient in many cuisines around the Atlantic and the Mediterranean for more than 500 years. Traditionally, codfish was dried outdoors by the wind and sun hanging on wooden scaffolding or lying on clean rocks by the seaside but now is usually dried indoors with […]
Orecchiette pasta is perfect for this broccoli rabe and Italian sausage recipe. The slightly bitter flavor of the broccoli rabe perfectly complements the sharpness of the pecorino cheese and the spiciness of the sausage. This is a quick and easy recipe perfect for a weeknight or for guests. Check out the recipe by clicking next […]
This recipe takes an Italian classic and eliminates lots of calories by replacing pasta with spaghetti squash. Because of all the different flavors and textures, you can’t really tell that the pasta has been switched for spaghetti squash. This is a recipe that I go to when I am in the mood for comfort food […]
This is a crazy good recipe! Thank you Toni for sharing this with us. This recipe for Greek potatoes can be served hot from the oven, at room temperature or even cold. Simple, delicious flavors make this recipe work. Use your favorite potato to make this recipe. Golden or red potatoes are moist and work […]
This recipe for Bolognese Sauce over Pappardelle Pasta is started on the stove but finished in a slow-cooker – no tending necessary. Just set this up in the morning or at lunch and it will be ready for the perfect dinner. If it is done before you are ready to serve dinner, simply turn your […]
A moist and juicy cajun seasoned pork tenderloin wrapped in crispy bacon and glazed in an apricot dijon sauce! Sweet and salty pork perfection! Simple ingredients make this delicious Apricot Glazed, Bacon Wrapped Pork Roast. This is holiday meal worthy! Check out this recipe by clicking next below.
Cincinnati has their own unique take on chili; they serve it over spaghetti. Try this unique recipe at home by making an easy, tasty slow-cooker chili and then serving it over spaghetti noodles. Thank you, Woman’s Day for sharing this easy, crock pot Cincinnati Chili recipe. Check out how easy this recipe is to set […]
If you entertain a lot then you, like me, are always looking for a delicious, but easy, appetizer recipe that will be well received. I found this recipe on Kraft’s website and had to add it to Rosellyn.com. This recipe brings together all the wonderful flavors of Greek cuisine. Check out this delightful recipe and […]
I am a big fan of Campbell’s tomato soup. I love using it in recipes because it delivers, not only great taste but a delightfully creamy texture. This easy recipe for Bacon Cheeseburger Pasta couldn’t be easier! It is perfect for a weeknight dinner. Get the recipe by clicking next below.
With the weather turning and pumpkin being introduced into everything, I thought I would add this delightful recipe for Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Cookies. These cookies are the perfect finish to any meal, great with a cup of coffee or tea, and the perfect after-school snack. Check out this recipe and give it a try. Click next […]
It is that time of year when everything seems to be pumpkin. Here is a great recipe for pumpkin bread pudding that will get you in the mood for the upcoming holidays. Your house will smell wonderful and your family will love this delightful dessert. Check out this recipe by clicking next below.
Flan is always an indulgent and favorite dessert when out at a Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian restaurant. Making flan at home is always a treat…and it isn’t as labor intensive as you might imagine. See how easy it is to make this delicious dessert at home by clicking next below.
These Portuguese rolls have a nice crusty outside with a perfectly light and soft inside. They are the perfect accompaniment for just about any meal, you can dip them in any flavorful soup or sauce to absorb the delicious flavor. I don’t often make homemade Portuguese rolls, but homemade is always better. Get this recipe […]
‘Bola de Berlim’, also known as a Berliner, is a Portuguese version of a doughnut. It is a very popular Portuguese summer pastry which historically originates in Northern German pastry making. ‘Bola de Berlim’ is typically bigger than their German counterpart and uses an egg yolk based filling instead. The filling in a Bola de […]
The end of summer always offers great big boxes of fresh tomatoes at discounted prices. Homemade sauce and tomato soup are on the menu when this happens. Here’s a nice recipe for homemade fresh tomato soup. I like it both chunky and smooth depending on my mood. Get the recipe by clicking next below.
A big warm bowl full of creamy chickpeas tossed with wilted escarole, caramelized onions and raisins is the perfect meal when the season is changing. The raisins sounded weird to me but they offer this dish little pops of sweetness that counters the bitter greens and nutty chickpeas perfectly. Sicilian Chickpeas with Escarole and Caramelized […]
Vidalia onions are mellow and sweet onions and especially good when baked into a creamy custard and topped with delicious melted cheese. This is an easy meal to make and works well with a simple salad or some fresh-sliced tomatoes. Believe it or not, it is also great chilled and straight out of the fridge […]
Ingredients 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup heavy whipping cream 3/4 cup fresh lime juice 5 teaspoons finely grated lime zest (from about 3-4 large limes) Pinch of salt 3 cups coarsely crushed graham crackers Directions In a large bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, cream, lime juice, lime zest and salt […]
If you crave pasta but are trying to cut back a bit and choose healthier options, you have got to try this recipe! My dear friend, Deb, made this at a recent backyard get together. I’ll tell you, if I didn’t know better I would believe I was eating an angel hair pasta dish. The […]
Looking for a salad to bring to a BBQ? This salad is perfect! You can start making this salad the day before. Make the vinaigrette and the salad components, like the hard-boiled eggs, bacon, and chicken, the day before and store them in the refrigerator. The salad can be prepped and assembled up to several […]
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There are times that you just want to create a slow cooker recipe for a special occasion. You don’t want your typical stew or curry that you make on a normal weekday. You want something healthy but delicious; something that your guests or your family crave for every time, there’s a birthday, anniversary, or a […]
This is a nice recipe for curry lovers. This soup recipe is quick and easy to make and can be served as an appetizer or as an entree. Give this super flavorful recipe a try. 15-minutes and you will have a Coconut Curry Noodle Soup that rivals your favorite Thai restaurant. Click next to get […]
Once again, thank you Dianne! I had these Zucchini Squares at a backyard bbq last week and had to have this recipe! Dianne cut these zucchini squares into bite-sized pieces and it proved completely addictive. I will definitely be making this recipe. I think that these squares would be great to have in the fridge for those […]
Thank you, Dianne, for sharing this delicious potato salad. This is the potato salad of my youth! I love this recipe which uses simple ingredients and makes a potato salad that will be a crowd pleaser. Ingredients 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1 celery rib, chopped 2 tbs minced onion 3 tbs […]
I will admit that I don’t know anything much about Brazilian food, but this recipe caught my eye. Everything about it sounds delicious. The ingredient that surprised me most about this recipe is the coconut milk. I didn’t know that coconut milk was used in Brazilian cuisine. I haven’t yet tried this recipe, but I […]
I absolutely love Buttermilk Biscuits. I order them at breakfast anytime I am traveling in the south. For me, a good buttermilk biscuit and butter along with a strong cup of coffee make the perfect breakfast. The problem with making buttermilk biscuits (at least at my house) is that I almost never have buttermilk in […]
Asian Honey-Sesame Salad Dressing is perfect for salads and it is also a great drizzling sauce for grilled chicken, shrimp, pork or steak. Try brushing it on salmon filets and then pan-seared them. Drizzled the filets with a bit more dressing just before serving for a delicious dinner entree. Click next below to see this versatile Asian Honey-Sesame Salad […]
This is a really quick and easy meal to set up. The great thing about this meal is that once it is set up, you simply pop it into the slow cooker and walk away. This is particularly nice because on a warm day you are not heating up the house. Apples and pork are […]
This is a super simple and really healthy dip that can be kept in the refrigerator for those snacking emergencies. It can be served as a dip or sprinkled over your favorite greens to spruce up a salad. You’ll love all the colors and textures this dip has to offer! Get this recipe by clicking […]
This rice dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish. The recipe can be made “meatless” by exchanging vegetable broth for the chicken broth. You can also add diced chicken if you are looking to make this dish more substantial. See the recipe by clicking next below.
This is a great recipe for Mexican lovers who are looking to lighten things up a bit. No taco shells, no corn chips and no flour tortillas in this recipe. Zucchini is what makes this recipe “healthier.” Want to shave even more calories from this delicious recipe, replace the ground beef with ground chicken or […]
Looking for a light and healthy, flavorful appetizer or spring dinner? This recipe will do it. These delightful Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps bring together fresh and spicy flavors with a delightful texture. Make sure that the iceberg lettuce you use is chilled and very fresh. It will make the difference between good and great Thai […]
Cod is a healthy fish very low in calories. It is the perfect fish for when you are looking to watch your weight or drop a few pounds. This recipe takes this light flaky fish and adds low calorie, high impact flavor. Quick to make, this is a perfect indulgence when you want something healthy for […]
A few good quality ingredients make this gourmet Bucatini Carbonara pasta dinner. Shallots, garlic, and fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese along with the creamy sauce which delivers the delightful smokiness of pancetta with a hint of salt make this an unforgettable treat. See this recipe by clicking next below.
Getting back to basics. This recipe is the recipe my grandmother and her grandmother used. Simple and delicious. Be careful, the last time I made this recipe I had to make two more batches. They will disappear before you are done frying them! Check out this simple recipe by clicking next below.
This recipe is a classic pork tenderloin with a twist. The ingredients in this recipe bring me back to being in the Caribbean. Cinnamon, cumin, chili powder, brown sugar…Different, but somehow really a nice change to the norm. Check out his recipe by clicking next below.
This spaghetti and meatball soup is the ultimate comfort food! Everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs. This recipe is perfect to make when you are looking to get that great spaghetti and meatball comfort food feeling but are looking to change things up a bit. I sometimes make this delicious soup a few days after we’ve […]
This is a quick and easy French Onion Soup recipe that can be made and served either as a meal or as an appetizer. Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups sliced onions 4 (10.5 ounce) cans beef broth 2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional) 1 teaspoon dried thyme salt and pepper […]
Sometimes combining things that you wouldn’t think go together really works well. This is the case with this Cucumber and Strawberry salad. Combining the freshness of cucumber with the tangy sweetness of fresh strawberries and the creamy saltiness of feta is delightful. Topping it with your favorite poppy seed dressing puts this salad over the top. Give […]
I recently went to KFC for their fried chicken. Most often, I order mashed potatoes and biscuits with coleslaw. This time I ordered baked beans and mac and cheese. KFC baked beans are the Best baked beans I’ve ever eaten. I was on a quest to replicate their recipe. Yesterday I did it! This recipe […]
Here’s a simple recipe for sea scallops that allow the scallops to be the star. No fancy ingredients in this recipe. I like to serve this over angel hair pasta, but it can just as easily be served over a bed of greens for a light and healthy lunch. Check out the recipe by clicking […]
These super easy mashed potato puffs are absolutely perfect for when you are looking to simplify serving. Made in a cupcake tin, these mashed potato puffs are served individually and are portion controlled. I’ve been known to make this recipe with leftover mashed potatoes. The one thing that will make a difference in the outcome […]
Ruth’s Chris is always a treat. I’ve been there time and time again and I’ve never been disappointed in anything I’ve eaten. The potatoes au grautin are one of their signature dishes. They pair well with any meat or fish in my opinion. Though they are super indulgent, every once in a while it is nice […]
This recipe is perfect for anyone who loves both flan and coconut. This rich, creamy flan is the perfect finish to any meal. I love that this dessert is made to be an individual, portion controlled dessert. Check out his recipe by clicking next below.
Everyone loves chicken soup and everyone has a family recipe. Basic chicken soup is great but sometimes I like to change things up and make my chicken soup really flavorful. This recipe for Mexican Chicken soup is a recipe full of flavor. It serves as a meal because it is really hearty. I love it. […]
I came across this recipe for Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread which is made with buttermilk. This simple recipe is perfect to have on hand for St. Patrick’s day. Soda bread, in my opinion, fits into most any part of the day. I love it with a cup of coffee in the morning and I […]
Being from Jersey, Hot Texas Wieners are a thing. I grew up going to the Hot Grill on Lexington Avenue in Clifton. Once you’ve had those hot dogs, nothing will compare. The Hot Texas Wiener Sauce recipe below is the closest I’ve come to replicating the Hot Texas Wiener from my childhood. The recipe appears […]
This has got to be the easiest, most family friendly meal ever. These Confetti Beef Tacos are inexpensive to make and are quick and easy. They are perfect for the busy weeknight dinner. Feel free to change out the meat. I’ve used ground turkey or ground chicken. Both work just as well. As far as […]