All Posts in the ‘Recipes’ Category

Carmelized Party Bacon

June 13th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes

Bacon seems to be the biggest foodie trend going on right now and why not.  Bacon is delicious, a little fattening, but who is counting calories.  You may want to serve up a platter of this awesome carmelized bacon recipe at your next Brunch affair.  Better make extra because it is sure to go fast.  […]


Easy and Delicious Chocolate Pound Cake

June 9th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes, Under 30-Minutes

Celebrate summer with this delicious and super easy chocolate pound cake recipe.  Preparation time takes a mere 10 minutes.             Ingredients: 3 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 5 Tablespoons cocoa 2 sticks softened butter 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 3 cups […]


Easy Classic Party Drinks

June 6th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Party Food, Recipes, Trending Now

Whether you are pretending to be on a tropical vacation or serving up  drinks at your next gathering these classic  party drinks should all be in your line up.  Easy with simple ingredients. Umbrella’s optional.         Blue Hawaii In a cocktail shaker combine 3 ounces pineapple juice.  3/4 ounce of each white […]


Easy Peachy Pork Chops

June 5th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes

This is a yummy way to serve pork chops.  You’ll love the sweet savory peach sauce and ease of creating another family favorite that is ready is 25 minutes.             Ingredients: 4 one inch thick pork chops (bone in or boneless) 1/4 teaspoon  salt  and pepper 1/4 teaspoon onion powder […]


Quick and Easy Toasted Almond Chicken

June 3rd, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes

This is a wonderful chicken dish with a rich velvety cream sauce topped with almonds.  You are sure to impress anyone who has the opportunity to be your dinner guest.  From start to finish you will be ready to serve in 25 minutes.           Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves […]


Easy Homemade Corn Dogs

May 30th, 2014 | By in Budget, Cooking, For Kids, Home Makeover, Party Food, Recipes

No more chasing off to the fair or the mall to get your favorite snack on a stick.  You can now re-create this favorite right in your own kitchen.  They are so easy to make and the best part is you can choose  the type of hot dog meat you want to use.  The  kids […]


Grilled Curried Pork Satay

May 29th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Grilling, Recipes

With Spring here and warmer weather on the horizon, it’s time to dust off the cob webs from the grill and start collecting some great grilling recipes.  Here is an easy one to start with that is a great palate pleaser.  It is a curried pork satay.  Satay is strips or pieces of meat that […]


Simple 5 Ingredient Sea Scallops

May 29th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes
sea scallops

I love the flavor and tenderness of scallops and this is an excellent recipe  for the novice to try.  Five  simple ingredients make this a flavorful dish and  pleasing to the eye.         Ingredients: 2 large red grapefruit, sectioned 1 1 /2 cups whole cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon olive oil […]


Tropical Mahi Mahi

May 28th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes, Trending Now

I have never been great at cooking fish, so when I find a recipe that is easy and delicious I get excited.  This is one of those recipes.  Simple ingredients and very easy to prepare. This makes a very pretty presentation if you are  looking to impress.  A simple tropical salsa served over seared Mahi […]


Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

May 27th, 2014 | By in Cooking, Recipes

A co-worker shared this treat and I fell in love with this moist, lemony flavored pound cake.  It is easy to prepare and makes a beautiful bundt cake or small individual loafs to give as gifts. I love making this recipe in the summer time. My friends rave about the flavor.       Ingredients: […]