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Seafood Gumbo, Crab Cakes and Corn Bread Muffin

Recipes available on IslandTop Recipes Gumbo Stock Recipe Ingredients: shells from 1 pound shrimp 5 quarts water 4 carrots, sliced 4 onions, quartered 1/2 bunch celery, sliced 2 bay leaves 3 cloves garlic, sliced 2 sprigs fresh parsley… Read More

Herbed Cornish Game Hen

  Ingredients 2 Cornish game hens 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon lemon-pepper… Read More

This is a keeper – Slow Cooker Latin Chicken

You know you have a winner when your hubby says this is a keeper. Latin Chicken 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 pounds skinless chicken thighs salt and ground black pepper to taste 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves… Read More

Easy Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3/4 cup shredded carrots 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 head cauliflower, coarsely chopped 6 cups chicken broth 1 tablespoon chopped parsley ground black pepper & salt to taste green onion… Read More

Shrimp Lo Mein for Two

Shrimp Lo Mein Serves 2 1 Tbs sesame oil                                                   1 tsp minced garlic 1 Tbs vegetable oil                                              1 tsp minced ginger 24 medium peeled shrimp                                1/2 Tbs siracha chili sauce 1 julienne red pepper                                          1/4 cup soy sauce… Read More

Honey Balsamic Chicken

We love this chicken and I bet it would be good with pork chops or salmon. 4 Tablespoons Honey 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil                        Juice from on lemon 1 clove of garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon… Read More

Kitchen Helper

“Hey, Mom do you think you could make me some soup with my bone?” Make your special dog a healthy treat check out the recipes  at  Homer likes the Big Boy Beef Biscuits.

Banana Nut Bread – Whole Wheat Recipe

2 cups Whole Wheat Flour 3 mashed very ripe bananas 1/2 stick butter 1 beaten egg 1/2 cup sugar 4 oz of apple sauce 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1/2 cup chopped Walnuts or Pecans… 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

What I love about summer.

Usually on Tuesdays I have a recipe of something I’ve made during the week, but this week I completely forgot so I will share a simple sweet and tart vinaigrette.  The one thing we have been doing is… Read More

Fast and Easy Vegetable Quiche

2 tablespoons butter or olive oil ½ cup onion, diced 2 cups chopped fresh broccoli ½ cup sliced mushrooms (optional) 1 (9 inch) unbaked deep dish pie crust 1 cup shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese. ½ cup Parmesan cheese… Read More

Shrimp & Chicken Gumbo

What could be better then a pot of Gumbo on a cold winter day?   The most important part of Gumbo is making the roux take your time and let the roux get a dark chocolate brown color…. Read More