Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Soups Stews And Chili - French Onion Soup Gratinee

About as good as it gets! This is the version of French Onion Soup that people seek when they go to restaurants. I have been making it for 30 years and it never fails to please. It makes an exquisite presentation, too!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Pasta - Easy Spinach Lasagna With White Sauce

Use a ready-made Alfredo sauce to layer with spinach, egg and ricotta, carrots and mushrooms, mozzarella cheese and uncooked lasagna noodles for a creamy, dreamy baked delight.

Bbq Grilling - Drunk Chicken

Cooked over the grill with a beer can up inside - fun to make and eat!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Real Traditional Irish Soda Bread

The most basic version of Irish soda bread has only 4 ingredients, and was cooked on an open fire or a stovetop, not baked. Make your soda bread like they did in 1840, with flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Fruits And Vegetables - Kale Wrapped Dates With Almonds

This simple appetizer needs only dates, kale, and almonds (and toothpicks) to prepare -- and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser with a lovely mixture of sweet and savory.

Breakfast And Brunch - Toasted Apple Pecan Brie Sandwiches

I came up with this recipe one night for dinner and my husband and family loved it and it has become a regular for us. The combination of spiced apples and brie cheese is amazing. Great served with a spring lettuce salad. You can also make this as an appetizer by using a baguette loaf instead of sourdough slices.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Bread - Rapid Mix Sweet Dough

This is an easy yeast dough that 's sweet enough for cinnamon rolls or other pastries. The added bonus is that it can be refrigerated for up to 48 hours before baking, allowing the busy baker to do some advance work.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Seafood - Salmon Burgers With Lemon Basil Mayo

Garlicky mayonnaise with basil and lemon juice makes a zippy topping for salmon burgers. Serve them with your favorite burger toppings.

Boston Creme Pie Martini (1 1/2 Ozs Vanilla Vodka 1 1/2 Ozs Chocolate Liqueur 1 1/2 Ozs Irish Cream Liqueur 1 Cup Ice (Crushed) 4 Oz Maraschino Cherry)

Boston Creme Pie Martini (1 1/2 Ozs Vanilla Vodka 1 1/2 Ozs Chocolate Liqueur 1 1/2 Ozs Irish Cream Liqueur 1 Cup Ice (Crushed) 4 Oz Maraschino Cherry)

Pasta - Basic Baked Spaghetti

Quick and easy oven spaghetti. Use different cheeses to create your signature dish.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Brunch Omelet Torte

Two omelets with a ham and cheese filling all tucked inside a puff pastry crust. A special dish that's bound to impress your guests.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Cheese - Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

I came up with this recipe for my niece. I combined grilled cheese sandwiches with garlic bread. Its tasty, its quick and its the perfect appetizer for friends, family and unexpected guests. Use a firm white bread for best results.

Cheese - Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake Ii

A moist and easy cake made with a cake mix, pudding mix, cream cheese and blueberries. It's baked in a Bundt pan and topped with a pretty blueberry glaze.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Meat And Poultry - Chicken A La King I

Easy and elegant chicken dish. It's a great way to use leftover chicken or turkey. Green pepper and red pimientos make this a pretty dish to serve at Christmas or anytime. Serve over cooked rice, toast, or noodles. Can be made ahead and reheated.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Soups Stews And Chili - Cream Of Mango Soup

A refreshing cool and creamy soup made with mango. You may add blueberries or sliced strawberries as a garnish when in season. Fat free sour cream may be substituted for the half-and-half cream.

Homemade Lemon Vinagrette

Homemade Lemon Vinagrette

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Bread - Honey Whole Wheat Bread

The bread machine makes this classic combination pretty easy to come by.

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Desserts - Hickory Nut Cake

This cake utilizes hickory nuts. Other nuts could be substituted if you don't have hickory nuts.

Bbq Grilling - Bubbas Barbequed Skirt Steak

South side Chicago style skirt steaks are marinated in red wine and barbeque sauce before being grilled to perfection.

Pasta - Annas Amazing Easy Pleasy Meatballs Over Buttered Noodles

My friend Anna makes the most amazing and easy meatballs with gravy! Prepared in a slow cooker, this recipe couldn't be any easier! Serve over buttery hot cooked noodles and you'll have a happy crowd! Mangia!