Tag Archives: Ingredient

Tasty Slow Cooked Beef PLUS Dessert


What may seem like a simple meal in the slow cooker can mean a tasty, special meal for two. Ingredients such as garlic, shallots, carrots and jarred piquillo peppers offers a variety of flavors in this easy slow cooked dish. … Continue reading

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A “flowering” Thanksgiving


I haven’t cooked with cauliflower that much before. Only when a few florets are included along with broccoli and perhaps some carrots in a dish. But not as a main ingredient in a dish. Since “Mr. Special” and I were … Continue reading

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Comfort Food Spotlight


When I thought about holding a recipe contest highlighting comfort food dishes, I had no idea that comfort food could come in so many forms. From meat loaves, zucchini bakes, macaroni with vegetables. Just an all out YUM-FEST! If you’re … Continue reading

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MMM, MMM, Muffins!


Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins, need I say more? This is such an easy recipe. Let the kids mash those bananas!! Enjoy! Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins Yields: 2 dozen muffins Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 … Continue reading

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As Promised


In my post yesterday, I promised to post the recipe I entered in the PERDUE® VERIFIABLY GOOD VIDEO CONTEST.  Here it is. Everyone loved the flavors and fusion of the oriental-style chicken in the tacos. The Perdue Thin Sliced chicken … Continue reading

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Adding The Yum to Yummy!


I remember a long time ago finding a candy bar in the cabinet and that sparking an entire conglomeration of ingredients mixed into some wonderful crazy tasting muffins. Well, that “spark” flew again, but this time with a bunch of very ripe … Continue reading

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Crescent Creations for a Contest


I had fun creating 3 different recipes using Pillsbury Crescent Roll dough for a Pillsbury Video contest. On the “Contests Entered” page of this blog, I have uploaded the video that I entered. Here are the recipes of the dishes that … Continue reading

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An Alternative Fall Dessert


  My brother Kelly who had French class when we were growing up created crepes when he was in school. Back then, it even made the local paper. Me, on the other hand, had to wait until I was in … Continue reading

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