Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Herbs And Spices - Buffalo Shrimp

Succulent shrimp twice-coated in seasoned flour and deep fried, then coated in an extremely spicy butter sauce. Perfect for those who crave the heat. For added heat, slice up some fresh cayenne or jalapeno peppers to sprinkle over the top. Serve with lemon wedges and blue cheese dressing on the side.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Salad - Sawdust Salad

A layered lemon and orange gelatin salad with crushed pineapple, marshmallows and a custard layer topped with sliced bananas and toasted coconut.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Side Dish - Chef Johns Cottage Fries

These easy cottage fries crisp up quite nicely in the oven and resemble fat, succulent potato chips.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fruits And Vegetables - White Chocolate Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

White chocolate chips and dried cranberries are folded into the pumpkin muffin batter creating a colorful twist to this sweet muffin.

Bread - Easy Beer Bread Mix

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This simple and tasty quick bread recipe is great to give as a gift!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Appetizers And Snacks - Honey Brie Spread

Better titled as 'Bedroom Brie'! This is our favorite food after the kids have gone to sleep. A wheel of Brie is wrapped in pastry, then topped with pecans and honey, and baked to golden perfection. Best paired with a Sauvignon Blanc.

Pasta - Orzo And Wild Rice Salad

This wonderful salad of pasta, currants, and vegetables is dressed with a tangy vinaigrette.

Friday, April 24, 2015

Cheese - Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting

Sweetened, shredded coconut adds flavor and texture to a luscious butter and cream cheese frosting that's easy to make and ever so good. Use toasted coconut as a garnish to create an extra elegant cake.

Breakfast And Brunch - Sunday Brunch Casserole 2

A hearty bacon, egg, and hash brown casserole for the bacon lover in all of us. Feel free to use turkey bacon rather than pork!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Salad - Fresh Beet Salad

Bacon, beets, Swiss chard, peas, and feta cheese are all you need to make this unique salad.

Desserts - No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

Creamy, sweet and luscious, this frozen peanut butter pie is easy to make.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Salad - Chinese Broccoli Slaw

This Chinese slaw uses broccoli slaw mix and ramen noodles with some common pantry items to make a versatile salad for any occasion.

Cheese - Baked Havarti Chicken

Baked chicken breasts marinated in Italian dressing and Greek seasoning, topped with Havarti cheese, green chili pepper, and sauteed mushrooms. Pairs beautifully with long grain rice and steamed vegetables.

Herbs And Spices - Stuffed Leg Of Lamb With Balsamic Fig Basil Sauce

Dried plums and currants tossed with salted, roasted almonds, creme de cassis, and mint is the stuffing for my rolled lamb roast. It's a very easy way to dress up a lamb roast during the holidays. The simple herb rub adds just the right amount of seasoning along with fresh garlic inserted into the top of the roast. My balsamic basil fig sauce creation drizzled over the sliced lamb is the perfect finishing touch and extremely flavorful thanks to the fresh basil.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Romanian Apple Cake

This is a wonderfully simple, yet delicious cake! It is so moist and fresh, it will surely be a favorite with your family, just like it is with mine! The main length of the preparation time is cutting and peeling the apples. A mixture of apples works great, although I usually use Golden Delicious.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Cheese - Artichoke Dip I

A friend at work made this and I had to have the recipe. It's so simple to make and sooo tasty. Plenty of cheese makes this a real treat on crackers or French bread.

Cheese - Kugel 2

Egg noodles are baked with a creamy mixture of eggs, cream cheese, sour cream and cottage cheese. Graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter top it all off.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Salad - Garlic Croutons

A very simple recipe, these croutons are good for a Caesar's Salad or any tossed green salad.

Breakfast And Brunch - French Quarter Bread Pudding

Very yummy addition to any brunch buffet. This is an old family heirloom from my French auntie. Serve with a lemon or bourbon sauce. Enjoy!

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Bread - Crostini

This is a crispy, flavorful way to serve a baguette that is so pretty it is perfect for entertaining!

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Friday, April 17, 2015

Meat And Poultry - Barbeque Pork Two Ways

Easy and delicious! Pork shoulder, slow-cooked or simmered on the stovetop with onion and spices. Serve hot in sandwich buns.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Cheese - Mexican Zucchini Cheese Soup

We can't wait to make this delicious, slightly spicy soup every summer when zucchini and squash are plentiful in our garden. We like to serve this soup with warm tortillas.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Desserts - Pumpkin Cake Iii

Delicious pumpkin spice cake baked in a sheet pan. Very moist and great for pot-lucks. When cool, top with your favorite cream cheese frosting.

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Blueberry Lemon Loaf

Freshly grated lemon zest, fresh lemon juice, and frozen blueberries bring bright flavor to this bread, and sour cream in the batter ensures a moist loaf.

Friday, April 10, 2015

Side Dish - Smothered Collard Greens And Cabbage

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Cabbage and collard greens are fried with plenty of smoky bacon, seasoned with greens seasoning, and simmered until meltingly tender.

Desserts - Best Carrot Cake Ever

A moist and flavorful recipe that makes a large quantity of cake. I have been hounded to make this cake time and time again.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Side Dish - Green Beans With Almonds And Caramelized Shallots

Green beans are quickly steamed to tenderness, then mixed with sweet caramelized shallots, red bell pepper, and toasted almonds.

Salad - Spinach And Goat Cheese Salad With Beetroot Vinaigrette

A beet vinaigrette is drizzled over baby spinach leaves and walnuts coated with caramelized sugar. Goat cheese brings a final element of distinction to this elegant salad.

Bbq Grilling - Spicy Grilled Chicken

This is a slightly hot lime juice based marinade that adds wonderful flavors to grilled chicken. The breasts marinate in the fridge for about an hour, and then are grilled until moist and crispy brown.

Friday, April 3, 2015

Meat And Poultry - Easier Chicken Marsala

Eat well, eat healthy with this herbed chicken sauteed with mushrooms and Marsala wine.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Cheese - Stuffed Shells Iii

Jumbo pasta shells stuffed with ricotta, mozzarella and Parmesan, smothered in a mushroom tomato sauce and baked.