Stuffed Shell Recipe

Most of the time, I could care less about cooking. It’s something I do when I want to eat, and that’s about it. There was a time, though, when I was open to learning to make whatever I liked that was good, easy, and not too expensive. This ‘time’ just *happened* to be when I … Continue reading »

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Sweet and Sour Sauce

Sweet and sour sauce is a good blend of opposite coming together and working really well. Part of that oriental yin and yang philosophy that with this sauce is brilliant. You will need for this sauce, 15ml/1tdsp vegetable oil 1 garlic clove 15g/1tbsp fresh ginger or galangal 1 small onion 1 small green, red and … Continue reading »

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Super Bowl Party Dips

The Super Bowl is just around the corner. Are you struggling to decide what to serve for that long waited Super Bowl party? Try this easy and quick dip to enjoy while watching the Colts and the Saints. I have fun making this dip because each time I make it I try something new. You … Continue reading »

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Spoon Bread

The first time I tried spoon bread I could not get enough of the dish.  I love the taste of spoon bread a lot better than the taste of cornbread because of the sweet creamy taste of the dish when served hot.  Even though i like the taste of traditional spoon bread, I add ground … Continue reading »

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Super Good Cheddar Broccoli Soup

It wasn’t until I was an adult that I became acquainted with cheese soup though we often garnished tomato soup or cabbage soup with cheese.  I really like cheese but never thought of it as a base for soup until I attended a ladies luncheon for a book club at a local library.  They served … Continue reading »

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Slow Roasting a Chicken

So you’re wondering how to slow roast a chicken, huh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Before you start to slow roast you’re chicken, you are going to need a few things. Go ahead and head over to your local supermarket and grab the following ingredients: Whole chicken Salt Pepper Garlic Butter or Oil … Continue reading »

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Sticky Rice Dumplings

STICKY RICE DUMPLINGS INGREDIENTS DOUGH:   3  cups Glutinous Rice Flour   1/2  cup Sugar   1  cup Water   FILLING:   4  oz Pork loin   1  tsp. Rice wine   1/2  tbls. Cornstarch   1/4  tsp. Salt   4  tsp. Oil   1  tsp. Small chopped bamboo shoot   1  tsp. Chopped green onion   1/2  tsp. Soy sauce   1  tsp. Sesame oil   1/2  tsp. Salt   … Continue reading »

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Spaghetti Sauce

Meat Sauce for Spaghetti I grew up with a traditional Italian grandmother who always made her infamous Spaghetti and Meatballs, each Sunday (and most holidays).  Sometimes the noodle would change, but the sauce was always the same…delicious.  I would occasionally ask her for the recipe, but she always had the same reply, “I don’t have … Continue reading »

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Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti with meatballs is one of those meals that tastes just as good to a child as it does to an adult, so serve up this elegant, gourmet version of the classic dish to please every palate! SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS RECIPE INGREDIENTS 4 teaspoons olive oil1 onion, finely chopped1 can (35 oz) Italian plum tomatoes, … Continue reading »

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Simple Hangover Cures

One fool proof method to avoid the ever so dreadful hangover is to avoid alcohol entirely, but who in their right mind would go through all that trouble to avoid the horrible, mind thumping pain caused by a few innocent cocktails. Working as a bartender I hear many outrageous ways to avoid and cure a … Continue reading »

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