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Chopped Coleslaw

By admin / August 30, 2017

This chopped coleslaw tastes like KFC coleslaw. It is easy to make and tastes great as a salad or as a topping on a sandwich. Check it out by clicking next below.


Dianne’s Zucchini Squares

By admin / June 5, 2017

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 […]


Dianne’s Potato Salad

By admin / June 5, 2017

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 […]


Super Easy Buttermilk Biscuits

By admin / June 4, 2017

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 […]


Vegetable Bean Dip

By admin / May 18, 2017

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 […]



By admin / April 15, 2017

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.


Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

By admin / April 4, 2017

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 […]


KFC Copycat Baked Beans

By admin / March 27, 2017

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 […]


Mashed Potato Puffs

By admin / March 24, 2017

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 […]


Coconut Milk Flan

By admin / March 22, 2017

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.


Hot Texas Wiener Sauce for Chili Dogs

By admin / March 1, 2017

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 […]


Lynne’s White Meat Chili

By admin / February 23, 2017

This recipe for White Meat Chili is probably the best chili I’ve ever had. I love using pork/turkey vs. beef. It offers a different flavor and texture. It is loaded with 4 varieties of beans which offer delightful texture and huge flavor. Thank you, Lynne, for sharing! White Meat Chili Recipe Ingredients 1 medium Vidalia […]


Healthy 5-Ingredient Granola Bars

By admin / February 7, 2017

There is something to be said for healthy snacks that taste sinful.This healthy recipe is one that will have you thinking you are indulging. Click next below to see this recipe.


Chicken Scampi

By admin / December 13, 2016

I made this last night for dinner and was really stunned by how delicious this chicken scampi turned out. I have never made a scampi without lemon but interestingly, I didn’t miss it. The rich, creamy sauce, onions, and tender chicken served over angel hair pasta made this a recipe that was fit for entertaining. […]


Easy Jelly Donuts

By admin / December 7, 2016

Celebrate with these delicious and fluffy jelly doughnuts, or sufganiyot, as they’re called in Israel. You are going to love this recipe because it is made in a bag so it’s super easy to make and easier to clean up! As with all real bread, cakes and donuts you must eat them right away because homemade […]


Spaghetti with Broccoli Rabe and Salami

By admin / November 17, 2016

I came across this recipe from Rachel Ray while watching her show on tv. She has been creating recipes with 5 ingredients or fewer (except for “pantry” items). This was one of those recipes. I made this last night and have to say that it is a keeper recipe. Surprisingly simple to make and really […]


Chocolate Peanut Brittle

By admin / November 7, 2016

Knowing how much everyone loves chocolate makes this chocolate peanut brittle a great addition to any holiday gathering. Peanut brittle is fun to make and is always well liked. I am always amazed at the power of chocolate. I recently made this Chocolate peanut brittle and was stunned to see it disappear. Pretty, delicious, and […]


Bake-Ahead Eggs

By admin / November 4, 2016

This is a brilliant recipe I found on Frugality Gal’s website. How easy can you make this? Who doesn’t like an “Egg McMuffin?” The problem is it is difficult to make them for a group of people so that everyone is served at the same time. This solves that problem. I will be making these […]


Lasagna Soup

By admin / September 12, 2016

Lasagna is one of our favorite pasta dishes, but it can be a hassle to make, considering you have to cook the noodles and prepare all the different layers individually. Thankfully, it’s easy to get the classic lasagna flavors we love in an easy, one-pot soup that’ll have you coming back for more! Filled with […]


Mandarin Salad

By admin / September 9, 2016

This is one of my favorite salads! My sister-in-law makes this salad and has brought it to family gatherings. She gave me this recipe and I had to share. As with many of my favorite recipes, this salad has lots of textures – almonds, celery, green onions, iceberg lettuce, and mandarin oranges. The dressing is […]


Fall Off The Bone Pork Ribs

By admin / July 30, 2016

Ribs BBQ season should be year round. BBQ pork ribs are a summer favorite and I make sure to stock up on pork ribs when they go on sale because everyone loves them. I am always in search for the next great BBQ pork ribs recipe. I came upon this Fall Off the Bone Pork […]


Sticky Pork Ribs

By admin / July 28, 2016

I can smell Gordon Ramsay’s sticky pork ribs as I watch this video. I absolutely love this recipe!! Ginger, honey, soy, rice wine, garlic…OMG. These are ribs you can really sink you teeth into. These ribs will be on my dinner table very soon!


6 Amazing Cooking Tricks

By admin / July 27, 2016

This is a great video showing 6 amazing cooking tips. We all struggle with these simple tasks but who knew that there were easy solutions? Source: Youtube


Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower

By admin / July 25, 2016

Trying to get someone who doesn’t like vegetables to give them a try? This is the recipe for you! Honey Garlic Baked Cauliflower is just pure enjoyment – even for those who believe they don’t like veges. The garlic and honey truly disguise the cauliflower from tasting at all like a vegetable. Give it a […]


Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

By admin / July 25, 2016

I am always in search of great chocolate dessert recipes. Today I came upon one that I know you will love. How can you beat the chocolate peanut butter combination? There is almost no baking involved in this recipe which makes it easy to make. Served straight from the freezer, these Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter […]


Easy Shrimp Scampi

By admin / July 24, 2016

Shrimp Scampi that is Easy to make! This recipe for Shrimp Scampi tastes like you are eating at a gourmet restaurant, yet takes only minutes to prepare and uses ingredients you likely have in your home already. Delicious shrimp scampi really is not difficult to make. The key is fresh ingredients and adding the ingredients […]


Roasted Eggplant Caponata

By admin / July 17, 2016

Roasted eggplant Caponata is a Sicilian eggplant (aubergine) dish consisting of a cooked vegetable salad made from chopped fried eggplant and celery seasoned with sweetened vinegar, with capers in a sweet and sour sauce. I first encountered it years ago in one of my favorite Italian restaurants where it was served, on the table before the meal, […]


Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast

By admin / July 15, 2016

Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast in brings together all the deliciousness of French Toast and cheese Danish. This recipe for Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast is perfect for a weekend breakfast with the family. It is a great recipe because it can be set up the night before and then popped into the oven and […]


Spicy Garlic Fried Chicken

By admin / June 28, 2016

Kkanpunggi is a spicy Korean Chinese garlic fried chicken stir-fried with vegetables and a sweet, sour, spicy sauce. It originates in China but was modified to suit Korean tastes, with Korean ingredients. If you haven’t ever eaten Korean fried chicken, you are in for a treat! via Maangchi


Cream Cheese Lemonade Pie

By admin / June 14, 2016

This Cream Cheese Lemonade Pie is a very nice, light dessert to serve at your next get-together, bbq, or picnic. As you can see by the list of ingredients, it is quick and easy to make. Click next to get the recipe!


Butternut Squash Tom Yum Soup

By admin / April 27, 2016

I made this Butternut Squash Tom Yum soup this evening for dinner. This soup combines two of my favorite soups – butternut squash soup and tom yum soup. The combination is a very nice mix of sweet butternut squash and salty/spicy tom yum flavors. If you don’t own an immersion blender, you should consider getting […]


Chopped Asian Chicken Salad w/ Ginger-Marmalade Dressing

By admin / April 12, 2016

Chopped Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Marmalade Dressing doesn’t really sound any different from other Chopped Asian Chicken Salad recipes, but it tasted different. This recipe is not only super tasty, it is fun to eat because of all the textures and it is healthy! Ingredients For the Ginger Marmalade Dressing: 3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar  3 Tbsp […]


Irish Soda Bread with Buttermilk

By admin / April 8, 2016

  We had a large gathering on Easter and my mom brought the most delicious soda bread I’ve ever eaten as a gift from one of her neighbors (Mrs. B.). I have always loved Irish Soda Bread and I buy it when I see it in the stores and bakeries. Some are better than others. […]


Grandma’s Potato Salad

By admin / March 24, 2016

I love this potato salad recipe. This brings me back to my childhood. I am posting my grandmother’s recipe so that I can share it with all of you and so that I never forget how to make it. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon brown mustard 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 rib chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped Vidalia […]


Spicy Thai Chicken salad – Lahb Gai

By admin / February 25, 2016

Lahb Gai is a popular Thai salad dish that originates from the eastern part of Thailand. This particular dish can be eaten alone or with rice or salad greens, cilantro and green beans (offering crunchy texture). The spice level of this dish should be altered based on your personal taste. I like it spicy, but you […]


French Bread

By admin / February 23, 2016

Homemade French Bread will make any meal better. Admittedly, making bread from scratch requires a bit of time and effort. When I do make homemade bread I think of it as an event. It makes me feel like I’m at my grandmother’s house. I always plan a meal that goes well with my homemade French […]


Classic Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

By admin / January 26, 2016

I finally found a recipe for Classic Thai Peanut Dressing that tastes like I get when out in my favorite Thai restaurant. I’ve been looking for this recipe for a long time and am happy to share it. This dressing is great with as a simple salad as simple made up of iceberg, red onion, […]


Chicken in Red Curry Peanut Sauce

By admin / January 19, 2016

Here is another recipe for Thai lovers. The chicken can be replaced by shrimp, beef or pork. Other vegetables such as sugar snap peas, carrots, etc. may be added as desired. Ingredients 1 can Coconut milk 1/2 green pepper,sliced 1/2 red pepper, sliced 1 sweet onion, cut into bite sized pieces 2 tablespoons red curry […]


Brian’s Pad Thai

By admin / January 9, 2016

  Some of my best Asian recipes come from my son, Brian. This Pad Thai recipe is as good as anything I’ve ever had out at a restaurant. This one is a keeper! Ingredients 8 oz. dried rice stick noodles 1/3 cup tamarind concentrate 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons rice or […]


Deb’s Dutch Cookies

By admin / December 17, 2015

I was given a tin of these delicious Dutch cookies by a dear friend. I had never had Dutch cookies before, but they will be a new yearly Christmas cookie in my house.  I am not a big sweet lover so these very simple, not over the top sweet, cookies hit the spot. I love […]


Brian’s Asian Meatballs

By admin / December 17, 2015

This is another recipe my son, Brian, found which I had to share. He and I made this last night and it was delicious. I used turkey but you can use any ground meat depending upon the texture and taste you prefer. We served this as a meal and so I made Jasmine rice and […]


Grandma’s Stuffed Cabbage

By admin / October 27, 2015

This was my grandmother’s recipe for Stuffed Cabbage.  I love this recipe because it uses few ingredients and tastes awesome. The Campbell’s condensed tomato soup makes this recipe a bit different from others you might find. My grandmother used ground beef for her Stuffed Cabbage. I prefer using ground turkey. Using turkey makes the texture […]


Buttermilk Biscuits

By admin / June 23, 2015

Buttermilk biscuits are light, rich, tender and simply delicious.  This recipe is so simple but, believe it or not, I’ve screwed it up. Not overworking the dough is really important. If you overwork it, the biscuits will not be tender. Ingredients 2 cups flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. salt […]


No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert

By admin / May 21, 2015

I would be the first to say that I am not the best dessert maker.  I love recipes like this one for No-Bake Chocolate Eclairs.  It is super simple, kind of fool-proof, and delicious! Ingredients Filling 2 (3.5 oz.) boxes vanilla instant pudding 3 c. milk 1 (8 oz.) container Cool Whip Graham crackers Topping 1/3 […]


How to smoke ribs using a gas grill

By admin / May 11, 2015

I love smoked ribs and usually make them in a Weber grill.  I am planning a graduation party and will not have a Weber grill but I really want to make BBQ / smoked ribs.  With that in mind, here are directions for smoking ribs using a gas grill. Grilling on indirect heat. Ribs are […]


Spicy Zucchini Pickles

By admin / April 28, 2015

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds medium zucchini 4 cloves garlic, peeled and halved 3/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste 6 black peppercorns 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 head dill (or a few sprigs) Directions Wash and dry a pint-sized glass […]


Blackened Grouper

By admin / April 21, 2015

Grouper is a delicious, firm, white flaky fish that tastes great blackened.  I am heading to Florida later today and I am planning to order Blackened Grouper at Frenchies in St Pete, one of my favorite outdoor cafes. Serve this blackened grouper with a salad or with rice. Ingredients 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder […]


Portuguese Cod Fish Balls – Bolinho de Bacalhua

By admin / April 14, 2015

Bolinho de Bacalhua One of my fondest memories as a teenager is attending my boyfriend’s birthday party.  His mother always made these Bolinho de Bacalhua – Cod Fish Balls on his birthday (and everyone else’s birthday as well).  I love them to the point of addiction. Though it has been more years that I am […]


Coconut Chicken Bites

By admin / April 10, 2015

Coconut Chicken Bites make a great appetizer or addition to a salad. This recipe is a crowd pleaser. Put out a plate of these delicious coconut chicken bites and you will wonder why you didn’t double the recipe!   Ingredients 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 can coconut milk 1 cup corn flakes, crushed through […]


Lemon Butter Chicken

By admin / April 10, 2015

Simple ingredients make this delicious lemon butter chicken that boasts the most wonderful creamy lemon butter sauce ever! If you don’t want to heat up the house in the summer, take this recipe outside. Simply fire up the grill, find your biggest cast iron skillet and cook in your closed grill. Ingredients 8 bone-in, skin-on […]


Grilled Shrimp with Garlic and Cilantro

By admin / April 8, 2015

Fresh, Delicious, Quick and Easy to Make! Ingredients 1.5 lb uncooked prawns Salt and fresh ground black pepper Olive oil Roasted garlic-cilantro sauce: 1 small head garlic, top trimmed off 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves juice of 1 lime 1 tbsp dry white wine 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp chili sauce (or 1 […]


Simple Catalina Dressing

By admin / February 24, 2015

  I am not a fan of bottled salad dressing and I rarely buy it.  The one exception is Catalina.  That is one bottled salad dressing that I really do like. Last night I came home after having been away for the weekend and had to make a meal from nothing.  I had a few salad […]


Pad See Ew

By admin / October 10, 2014

Pad See Ew is soy sauce fried noodles, a rather mild Thai noodle dish.  Not all Thai food is spicy! So if you don’t like your food super spicy, or just aren’t in the mood for spicy, this dish is a perfect, easy meal. If you do prefer spicy, feel free to add your own […]


Creamy Rice Pudding

By admin / September 30, 2014

Creamy Rice Pudding has been around for a very long time, but I’ve never really had it.  It always seemed like a dessert from another era.  Recently, my husband mentioned that his mom made the best rice pudding ever.  Considering I’ve never eaten rice pudding I have nothing to compare this recipe to….but I will […]


Greek Gyros

By admin / September 3, 2014

Greek Gyros have been around for a long time and could always be found in a mall food court. It had been a very long time since I had had a Greek Gyro, but while in Pennsylvania at our lake house this summer, I had one at a local restaurant. This renewed my interest in Greek […]


Thai Pork Noodle Bowl

By admin / August 5, 2014

I love Thai cuisine – it never disappoints! I found this recipe in my Better Homes and Gardens magazine and couldn’t wait to try it. What is not to like? This recipe for Thai Pork Noodle Bowl is a great family meal. Add a bit of spice if you want to kick up the spice […]


New Orleans BBQ Shrimp

By admin / July 1, 2014

New Orleans BBQ Shrimp is a go-to recipe when you are looking for a crowd pleaser.  Simple, fresh ingredients makes these shrimp hard to resist! I’ve served New Orleans BBQ Shrimp on party toothpicks as an appetizer.  Just be careful if you decide to do this, as you will be shocked by how many will be […]


Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken Breasts

By admin / June 15, 2014

My son found a recipe for Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chick Breasts online and simply had to have it!  He sent me the link and asked if I would make them for dinner.  I have to admit, they really did look good so what could I say except “sure!”       Ingredients 4 large […]


Penne Vodka

By admin / June 12, 2014

When you are looking for a can’t miss recipe, Penne Vodka fits the bill.  With just a few ingredients, you can quickly and easily prepare a gourmet meal that everyone will love. Below is the recipe I use.  Give it a try, I’ll bet it will become one of the recipes you rely on when […]


Cabbage and Beans

By admin / May 8, 2014

I grew up eating Cabbage and Beans made by my Italian grandmother. Sometimes she made it with left-over ham, other times it was with keilbasa or Italian sausage. When there was no meat, it was made without any and it was just as good. Cabbage and Beans is a great, hearty recipe, that feeds many […]


Bacon Wrapped Dates

By admin / April 3, 2014

Well, I’ll admit bacon wrapped dates do not sound delicious, but … Once again, I was out at a party and was being served all kinds of finger appetizers. In an effort to be polite, I took a bacon wrapped date. I could not believe how delicious they were. I absolutely loved them! Here is […]


Oven Baked Garlic Parmesan French Fries

By admin / April 3, 2014

These Oven Baked Garlic Parmesan French Fries bring back great memories each time I make them.  I was first exposed to the idea of Garlic Parmesan French Fries in a steak house restaurant on a Princess Cruise.  We ordered them as an appetizer for my son (because the appetizers on the menu didn’t appeal to him) […]


Asian Lemon Chicken Tenders

By admin / March 26, 2014

Ingredients 1 cup vegetable oil 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded and cut into strips Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup buttermilk FOR THE LEMON GLAZE 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed Juice of […]


Famous Dave’s Cajun Dynamite Dust

By admin / March 25, 2014

Famous Dave’s has some great BBQ. Below is a recipe for Famous Dave’s Cajun Dynamite Dust.  This blackening spice is great on ribs, chicken, or fish and is far less expensive to make on your own than to buy in a jar from the grocery store.  Alter this recipe to your taste.  Kick it up […]


Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Fillet Sandwich

By admin / March 25, 2014

Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Fillet Sandwich really packs a punch especially for a fast food sandwich.  Part of what I love about this Spicy Chicken Fillet Sandwich is just how spicy it is.  Wendy’s doesn’t hold back on the spice level on this sandwich!  I have been looking for a recipe for Wendy’s Spicy Chicken Fillet […]


Asian Sauces

By admin / January 20, 2014

Asian Plum Sauce 6 cups pitted chopped red plums 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup sugar 1 cup vinegar 1 small onions ( 1/2 cup minced) 1 teaspoon crushed dried chili pepper flakes 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce or 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon Thai […]


Pork Parmesan

By admin / December 16, 2013

When I was a kid growing up I was treated to the most wonderful Italian food because my Grandmother was fantastic cook!  She would make veal parm and allow us to sample while she was making it.  I rarely buy veal because it is hard to find and very expensive, but I have found that […]


Kale Soup

By admin / December 3, 2013

It is officially soup season and with the cold comes less time spent outdoors and moving…so with that in mind, here is a hearty, warm-your-bones, healthy soup that tastes great! Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 shallot, minced 2 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped 1 large onion, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 3 cups of kale, […]


Chef Prudhomme’s Blackening Spice

By admin / November 27, 2013

  I buy so much of this spice I decided to try to make my own.  This recipe tastes like the real thing.  It is great on fish and chicken. Ingredients 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 3/4 teaspoon white […]


Conversions Table

By admin / November 15, 2013

I found this great conversion table on Pinterest that I just had to share. Sometimes I find recipes that call for 12 tablespoons and I wish that I knew what 12 tablespoons actually equated to. This table is really helpful. I’d much rather know that 12 tablespoons equals 3/4 of a cup. Hope you also […]


Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

By admin / October 10, 2013

Having Ranch Dressing on your pantry shelf is a must.  It is great for salads and dips.  Here is a recipe for Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix that can be used as a seasoning for chicken or fish or used to make homemade ranch dressing. Ingredients 1/2 cup dried chives 3/4 cup dried parsley 2 tablespoons […]


Homemade Taco Seasoning

By admin / October 10, 2013

Tacos are pretty popular around our house.  Tacos are quick and easy to make and can be customized based on your individual likes.  Tacos are a fun meal for everyone.  I serve them with shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, green onions, salsa, sour cream and guacamole. Some prefer the hard tacos, but I like the flour […]


Spice Cake with chocolate icing

By admin / September 7, 2013

  I have been looking for a recipe for spice cake that resembles the spice cake I used to buy from a local bakery when I was a child.  I finally found it.  The zucchini makes this spice cake is moist, rich, and delicious. The dark chocolate icing is the perfect topping! Ingredients: 2 cups […]


Fajita Rub for Chicken

By admin / July 9, 2013

Chicken Fajitas are quick and easy to make, healthy, and the perfect light summer meal.  I make this fajita rub and store it so that I can just grab it and sprinkle it on chicken, pork or beef, fire up the grill, and have dinner on the table in no time. Ingredients 3 tbs paprika […]


Papparadelle Pasta with Mushrooms and Peas

By admin / July 1, 2013

This recipe for Papparadelle Pasta with Mushrooms and Peas was created because of a craving for papparadelle pasta. I love this tender pasta.  Feel free to switch which types of  mushrooms you use.  Add chunks of fresh mozzarella cheese to add a bit of rich creaminess or fresh asparagus for a change of pace. Ingredients […]


Oreo Truffles

By admin / May 21, 2013

I found this recipe for Oreo Truffles this weekend and made them.  I was really surprised by how simple they were to make and how delicious they were. This is a keeper recipe.  I will make these Oreo Truffles for my next get-together and I know they will be a hit. Ingredients 36 OREO Cookies, […]


Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette

By admin / May 6, 2013

This recipe for Roasted Beets with Orange Vinaigrette was adapted from a William Sonoma recipe.  Fresh beets are tender, flavorful, and really delicious!  I first tried these roasted beets with orange vinaigrette when my sister-in-law made and brought them to my Easter dinner.  What a treat! Ingredients 6 bunches of fresh beet with green tops […]


Thai Basil Shrimp

By admin / April 29, 2013

Thai Basil Shrimp – fresh, flavorful, healthy, and delicious!! Ingredients STIR-FRY SAUCE: 1 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. Fish Sauce 1 Tbsp. oyster sauce 2 Tbsp. lime juice 2 Tbsp. Golden Mountain Sauce (to make your own Golden Mountain Sauce, mix 2 Tbsp. soy sauce, with 2 Tbsp. vegetable or chicken stock, plus 1/4 tsp. sugar.) […]


Tom Yum Soup (Hot & Sour Thai Soup)

By admin / April 13, 2013

Tom Yum soup (Hot and Sour Thai soup) is one of my favorite soups.  It offers such a great number of distinct flavors which complement each other beautifully.  I love the fresh ginger, lime, lemongrass, and cilantro flavors contrasting with the spiciness of the red chilis! I order Tom Yum soup out almost every time […]


Peggy’s Waldorf Salad

By admin / April 1, 2013

A dear friend brought this delicious Waldorf Salad to our home for Easter dinner.  It is positively delicious!  I can see this served over a bed of lettuce, mixed in yogurt, or eaten from a bowl.  It offers a wonderful combination of flavors and textures.  Definitely a “keeper recipe!” Ingredients 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise plain […]


Pineapple Angel Food Cake

By admin / March 20, 2013

My cousin brought this Pineapple Angel Food cake to my home for a reunion.  I usually am not much for dessert, but this Pineapple Angel Food Cake really was exceptional. When I asked her for the recipe, I was shocked to hear how simple it was to make.  Even I can make this cake.  Next […]


Cinnamon Rolls

By admin / February 27, 2013

Cinnamon Rolls are delicious!  … especially when they are hot from the oven.  This recipe for cinnamon rolls is made with frozen pizza dough which will save you lots of time.  Frozen pizza dough is easy to find and easy to work with.  You can alter this recipe by adding nuts or raisins. Ingredients 1 […]


Ginger Peanut Chicken Wraps

By admin / January 28, 2013

Ginger Peanut Chicken Wraps.  This recipe can be altered to include ingredients that you favor.  I often add sugar snap peas, chopped water chestnuts, and bean sprouts.  No matter what you put in these wraps, you’ll love them! Ingredients 1 teaspoon olive oil 6 (4-ounce) boneless chicken breasts 1 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber 3/4 […]


Ginger Chicken, Gai Pad Khing

By admin / October 22, 2012

Ginger Chicken or Gai Pad Khing is a simple Thai dish packed with flavor. Ginger Chicken or Gai Pad Khing include ingredients which impart a flavor that will have you looking for more Thai recipes. As with most stir-fried recipes, you can add or eliminate ingredients based on your personal taste.  The flavoring agents, however (dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, and Golden […]


Potato and Cheese Pierogi

By admin / September 10, 2012

Homemade pierogies are soooo good!  Here is a recipe for potato and cheese pierogies.  These require a bit of work but they are definitely worth it.  You can fill the pierogi dough with anything you like.  I like the traditional potato and cheese pierogies the best. I also like to serve potato and cheese pierogies […]


Sticky Chicken

By admin / August 29, 2012

This recipe for Sticky Chicken is very versatile.  You can use chicken legs and thighs, breasts, or wings depending upon how you want to serve this.  I use chicken legs and thighs and sometimes breasts when I am serving this as a main course.  But wings make the perfect appetizer!  These delicious sticky chicken wings […]


Shrimp Gazpacho

By admin / July 19, 2012

  This gazpacho recipe offers a twist by adding shrimp.  Some refer to it as Agua Chile, however, the shrimp in this recipe are cooked, not raw. The spice level can be altered to taste.  Add a tablespoon of sour cream to cool it down if you’ve chosen to make it real spicy   Ingredients […]


Greek Cheesecake

By admin / July 18, 2012

I came across this recipe for Greek Cheesecake and just had to make it.  This is a savory recipe perfect for those who love cheese.  It is the perfect thing to bring to bring to a party as it can be done ahead.  You can rest assured that this will be a unique offering whether […]


Shrimp Fra Diavolo

By admin / July 18, 2012

My son Keith made Shrimp Fra Diavolo for our dinner last night.  Aside from the fact that it was very nice to be a guest for dinner in my own home, this was a really tasty Shrimp Fra Diavolo.  This recipe is worth adding to my recipes. Keith made this Shrimp Fra Diavolo quite spicy, […]


Goat Cheese Pizza

By admin / June 27, 2012

Homemade pizza is a favorite in this house.  I buy frozen dough instead of fresh because it is frozen in the perfect shape making it easier to maintain the desired round shape when it is defrosted.  The fresh dough often is smushed, crushed, and very out of shape thus making it almost impossible to shape […]

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