Monthly Archives: March 2016

Momma’s meatloaf, only better

Meatloaf is a very popular meal at our house.  I grew up on my mother’s very good meatloaf. To create my own variation, I used my favorite things about my Mom’s meatloaf and added my own touches. It is just as good the next day especially in a sandwich. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. … Continue reading

Guacamole with Serrano Peppers

The avocado is one of Mother Nature’s little gems; truly a delicious and versatile fruit. Also known as alligator pears, the avocados are packed full of beneficial nutrients. According to the California Avocado Commission, they contain nearly 20 different vitamins and minerals, including lutein, which studies show is beneficial for eyesight. Additionally, they are packed … Continue reading

Mashed potato meals (so delicious)

Mashed potatoes are a deliciously versatile dish to keep on hand in the refrigerator  for any occasion or meal. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there is always a place for mashed potatoes on the plate.  Breakfast Cook some bacon, sausage, or other breakfast meat in a skillet. [Vegetarians skip to step 2] Add in vegetables to … Continue reading

Barbecue marinade for meat and poultry

This was something that was created in order to have a terrific barbecue out in camp, using what was on hand and using the campfire and a grill as the barbecue. The result was so good and mouth watering that it was later used for pork, though this isn’t a red meat. It was also … Continue reading

Easy honey mustard dressing

Honey mustard dressing is a favorite among many. A delicious condiment for salads and dipping to marinades and glazes; this sweet and savory concoction is quite easy to make from scratch. The variations on the dressing themes encompass ingredients and preparations. In dressing form it is light fare, so as to enhance the flavor of … Continue reading

Healthy and nutritious vegetable ragout

If you are looking for a healthy and nutritious meal that takes a little time to be prepared and is easy to make, then look no more. The following recipe for vegetable ragout will come to your rescue! Ingredients 2 minced garlic cloves2 tablespoons of virgin olive oilwhite and green parts of 8 scallions cut … Continue reading

How to make a sausage stew in a slow cooker

If you are not much of a sausage fan, you will still love this recipe. It starts by taking ingredients that are cheap and easy to find and throwing them into the slow cooker. If you are a sausage fan, there are some great broccoli, cheese and beef or pork type sausages that go well … Continue reading

Howto make a Greek salad dressing

The Southern Mediterranean region is responsible for some of the healthiest food choices going. Even the medical community now recognizes that its inhabitants have a lower incidence of heart disease and are generally healthier than their western counterparts due to their eating habits. This Greek salad dressing is good for you and it is delicious … Continue reading

Recipes Cucumber Sandwiches

Cucumber sandwiches are traditionally served in English afternoon teas. They also serve as a healthy tea party snack for the littlest of ladies. Ingredients 1 large cucumber (peeled)1/4 cup of cream cheese3 Tablespoons of butterThin sandwich bread Preparation Cucumber sliced very thin, mix the cream cheese and butter together and spread on the bread, place … Continue reading

Easy cheeseburger casserole.

Casseroles are easy to make and generally a delight to eat. Cheeseburger casserole is no exception. The recipe came about through trial and error. The idea was to create something not quite like anything else, yet familiar enough to be simple.  This recipe is similar to Shepherd’s Pie and Hot Dog Casserole, yet has its … Continue reading