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Curry Lentil Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 4 stalks celery, chopped 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 bell pepper (I like using sweet bell pepper.) 1 medium baking potato, washed and diced 5… Read More

Bread Pudding with Butter Rum Sauce

4 Tablespoons melted butter, cooled 1 Tablespoon butter (for greasing 9×13 baking dish) 8 cups dried 1 inch bread cubes (I like to use French or Italian) 4 cups of milk (for a less lighter version 2 cups… Read More

Whole Oriental Chicken – Slow Cooker

So simple and delicious! 1 whole chicken, skin removed 1 cup chicken broth/stock 2/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 cup honey 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoons of balsamic vinegar 1 Tablespoon of lemon juice… Read More

Bananas with Rum Sauce

4 bananas, peeled and sliced   4 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup rum 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped walnuts In a skillet melt 3 tablespoons butter add brown sugar… Read More

Not Mom’s Rice Pudding.

Well, darn I always have a picture of my recipes but we were so fast to getting into the warm and tasty rice pudding I forgot to take a picture. A friend of ours Wendy (author of Henri… Read More

Barley Vegetable Stuffed Mushrooms

Craig and I have been trying to eat healthier.  After a visit to EarthFare (health food store) and coming home with some unprocessed barley I came up with this recipe.  If you do not have barley you can… Read More

Simple Hummus – Tasty Tuesday

I love chickpeas/ garbanzo beans on salads in wraps and especially made into hummus. This is a very easy recipe and can be kicked up if you like. 16 oz. of drained chickpeas or black beans 2 Tbsp…. Read More

Black Bean and Mango Salsa – Tasty Tuesday

This is so easy and great with just about anything you can top your grilled chicken breast, fish, pork chops or eat it with tortilla chips.  I served it over  crab cakes  and the recipe can be found… Read More

For Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner…Quiche

This week’s Tasty Tuesday is Vegetable Quiche. This is a very quick and easy recipe you can use what ever vegetable you have or add some chopped ham or cooked chicken to your veggies. 2 tablespoons olive oil  1 small… Read More

Tasty Tuesday – Classic Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie

  Classic Chocolate Oatmeal Cookie All time favorite at our house.         1 cup shortening or butter ¾ cup packed brown sugar ¾ cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon… Read More

Different Twist on a Cheeseburger

Cheeseburger Pizza 1 Pillsbury Pizza Dough 1 lb ground beef or turkey          ½ medium chopped onion 1 Tablespoon of Worcester Sauce or Steak Sauce Salt & Pepper Sliced cheese of your liking Sliced pickles Catsup, Mayonnaise, Mustard (whatever… Read More

Chicken Cacciatore with Steamed Kale

Ingredients: 2 cups flour for coating chicken add salt, pepper and garlic powder to flour 1 4 pound chicken cut up. (can use chicken breast) 1 link of spicy Italian sausage 2 Tablespoons oil 1 medium onion chopped… Read More