Photo Credit: TrendHunter.com One of the most popular appetizers at our daughter's wedding was savory sweet potato wedges on a stick. Everybody was raving about them. This is one of those rare recipes that just about everyone loves and can eat (gluten free, vegan, etc.). It's also super healthy and inexpensive. What's not to … [Read more...]
Christmas Cookies You Have to See!
Mini Hedgehog Cookies Just a quick post with some amazing cookies. These look great on a cookie tray and make wonderful gifts also. Click here for these adorable Mini-Hedgehog Cookies at Six In The Suburbs blog. They are just shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate and then crushed walnuts. So cute on a cookie tray or at each place … [Read more...]
Famous Chefs’ Recipes for Thanksgiving: Guaranteed Success!
How about inviting some famous chefs to your holiday meal this year? It's easy! Try some of these recipes from famous restaurants and chefs. If they turn out great, you can bask in the glory. If they are not as good as expected, everyone will tell you that they like your recipe that you usually make much better. Again, bask in the glory. People … [Read more...]
Clone of Kentucky Fried Chicken Slaw
We love the slaw from Kentucky Fried Chicken. You can make it easily at home if you buy the packaged cole slaw mix. Lots cheaper too.You can use the prepackaged cole slaw mix or cut up a cabbage yourself. It takes a little practice, but you can cut the cabbage with a big knife or shred it on a metal shredder. The slaw seems to taste better when … [Read more...]
Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe
We had sticky toffee pudding recently at Peli Peli in Houston, TX. What a treat! They served it as a large cupcake topped with caramel sauce and heavy cream. It was so rich, but I think a scoop of vanilla ice cream would have been better than the cream. The cupcake was hot inside and seemed like a cross between gingerbread and carrot cake in … [Read more...]
Lower Fat Pasta Primavera, Refreshing Summer Dish
Most people think of Pasta Primavera as a dish for Spring. After all, primavera means Spring in Italian. With all the fresh veggies available in Summer, it's also a perfect time for fresh flavors.This particular recipe for Pasta Primavera uses no cream, so it's much lower in fat that the usual versions. It's also super easy. What's not to like … [Read more...]
2-Step Chocolate Mousse with Berries
I'm always looking for a chocolate treat that is decadently good and yet healthy. It's my quest! I think I've finally found it. Best of all it's as easy as they come.I've been making "chocolate pudding" for at least a year using just unsweetened cocoa powder (Hershey's) and vanilla yogurt. I put plain vanilla yogurt in a coffee cup and mix in a … [Read more...]
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