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Never worked with an Artichoke?

Spring = Artichokes When you see a display of artichokes as you enter the produce section of your grocery, it must be late March or April!  THIS is when you want to buy, cook and eat artichokes.  See the purple on this one?  That's what you want to look for when picking one out, and [...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

Cookies make the perfect host & hostess thank you... Next time you visit friends for a quick get away weekend, ask the hosts for their favorite cookies and put them together in one cookie!   Two classics, Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip, go well together.  You'll find a few recipe choices online that call for [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|An Efficient Kitchen, Cooking Techniques, FLAVORING, Recipes|0 Comments

Gingerbread: something for everybody

I'm not talkin Men or Houses.... I adore Gingerbread in desserts.  It's luscious when served warm & aromatic out of the oven, topped with cinnamon spiked whipped cream.  Simple & delish!  For a festive holiday brunch, serve gingerbread waffles or even pancakes!  A boxed mix batter will do- may want to thin it out with [...]

Let Me Teach You About Bread Pudding

When I hear the words bread pudding... I am reminded of the English frog in Beatrix Potter, Mr. Jeremy Fisher, who says on the way to dinner with his comrades, in a very snotty voice, " I do believe it will be a very good pud-ding." My introduction to this scrumptious recipe concept, was at [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Cooking Techniques, Feeding a Crowd, FLAVORING, Holidays, Recipes|0 Comments

Bored with Zucchini & Summer Squash? Change It Up!

It's summer, which could mean you have more squash than you know what to do with. Here's some ideas to help you change it up! Steam it, hollow and stuff with a sauteed blend of the squash pulp, cooked ground meat & your favorite vegys, then bake. Make patties with shredded squash, egg, seasoning & [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|Cooking Techniques, FLAVORING|0 Comments

7 reasons to buy Scallions

Scallions Your Go-To Vegetable When I think scallions, I think salsa. A little black bean, a little corn, a little fire-roasted tomatoes, and a little scallion... yum.  Keep them on the weekly grocery list! But in summer, I find myself breaking out the scallion for more than just my tortilla chips. Scallions are great [...]