Friday, November 10, 2017

Herbs And Spices - Roasted Tomatillo And Garlic Salsa

Tomatillos, lots of garlic and spicy jalapenos charred under the broiler give this salsa a rich, earthy flavor.

Salad - Blueberry Gelatin Salad

This is a recipe I discovered about 25 years ago when grape gelatin was hard to find! It's a terrific side dish or a delicious dessert. It's very rich in flavor and can be made ahead of time. Also good with cherry gelatin and cherry pie filling.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Desserts - Creamy Blueberry Pie

A sweet, custardy sour cream mixture is spooned over fresh blueberries, topped with a sweet buttery crumble, and baked. If desired, garnish with mint sprigs and additional blueberries.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Appetizers And Snacks - Hot Bruschetta Dip

A small round of brie is softened in the microwave and topped with a flavorful bruschetta mixture. This is excellent for cocktail parties, or any day.

Friday, October 20, 2017

Salad - Sweet Restaurant Slaw

Easy to make with convenient, packaged coleslaw, in this version the creamy dressing with vinegar, sugar and vegetable oil is close to what's served at popular fried chicken, burger and fish restaurants.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Herbs And Spices - Ccryders Smoker Rib Rub

This sweet and spicy rub includes cumin, thyme, rosemary, and lots of heat. Fire up the smoker and get ready for a full-flavored rib experience.

Pasta - Cheesy Macaroni And Hamburger Casserole

Add a pound of ground beef to a creamy macaroni and cheese casserole to make a main dish the kids will love.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Bbq Grilling - Authentic Korean Bulgogi

Thinly-sliced beef is flavored with a complex, sweet and salty marinade with pear juice, soy sauce, garlic, and sesame seeds, then grilled with optional mushrooms and onions for an authentic Korean dish.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Meat And Poultry - Jeans Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Fresh ginger root gives extra zest to this otherwise standard chicken noodle recipe. This soup can be prepared in less than a half hour, and is great comfort food, especially during cold season.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Salad - Chinese Cabbage Salad Ii

The salad has cabbage and broccoli and crunchy ramen doodles and a smattering of green onion. The dressing is pungent, and poured over the salad while still warm. Chill before serving.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Bbq Grilling - Grilled Asian Asparagus

Asparagus spears are marinated in hoisin sauce, then grilled to smoky perfection and sprinkled with sesame seeds for an Asian-inspired side dish.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Cheese - Cream Cheese Fruit Dip 2

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Cream cheese, brown sugar, and vanilla extract are all you need to whip together a sweet fruit dip. Serve alongside your favorite fruit.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Pasta - Clams Kokkinisto

Inspired by my Greek mother-in-law's Kokkinisto. I decided to add clams for something different. Spoon over rice or angel hair pasta, sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese, and serve with crusty bread and white wine.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Appetizers And Snacks - Cucumber Mango Salsa

This is a salsa my friend from Trinidad taught me when I was in the navy. We serve this at all Super Bowl parties and picnics in our family! Delish!

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Herbs And Spices - Gingerbread Latte

If you have an espresso maker in your home or office, you can whip up this spicy seasonal favorite. Espresso coffee is mixed with gingerbread syrup, and steamed milk.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Breakfast And Brunch - Mormon Champagne

A festive punch made with grapefruit soda and white grape juice is a fun, nonalcoholic way to celebrate.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Salad - Spinach Salad With Warm Bacon Mustard Dressing

This is a classic steakhouse-style spinach salad with the absolute best warm bacon-mustard dressing I've ever had! Looks and tastes like a lot of work, but can be prepared in no time! This salad can easily be converted to a main dish salad by adding strips of grilled chicken breast.

Side Dish - Calico Beans 2

These hearty beans full of ground beef and bacon are great for a picnic or potluck.

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Side Dish - Incredible Potato Casserole

Grated potatoes combine with Cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onions, and cream of mushroom soup in this soothing baked side dish. For a quicker version, substitute frozen hash browns.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Salad - Creamy Spiced Coleslaw

A creamy coleslaw with lots of flavor. The seasonings complement each other and the cabbage. Sometimes I add fresh minced onion if I am in the mood to chop it up. My family and friends love this coleslaw especially with BBQ sandwiches and Italian dishes.