Monthly Archives: September 2016

Parfait! Better Than Breadcrumbs

A while back, I posted a recipe for a nice, if a bit crumbly, meatloaf; which then became very tasty meatloaf quesadillas. For today’s post, I thought I’d pause and share this no-bread breadcrumb concept, because it really is kinda … Continue reading

Posted in Parfait!, Spice and Seasoning Mixtures, Marinades | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Orange Brownies

So… I came across a recipe from the nice folk at McCormick┬« for orange flavored brownies and, since orange and chocolate is one of my very favorite flavor combinations, I resolved to make a batch. But… yeh, there is always … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Better For You Sweet & Sour Chicken

The nice folk at Kraft send me recipes just about every day, obviously featuring their fine products; and the day they sent me this sweet and sour chicken recipe, featuring their Catalina French Dressing, I knew I had to try … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken/Turkey/Duck | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Lasagna Soup

Well… technically, this is Pasta Soup – since I was fresh out of lasagna noodles. I did have high fiber elbow pasta, though, and that worked a treat. Since I was going with the high fiber pasta, I figured I’d … Continue reading

Posted in Pasta, Soup/Stew | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Simple BBQ Chicken

I regret ti say that I did note make note of where I came across the idea for this recipe for proper attribution so, let me start out by saying “Thank you!” This is such a great, and truly simple … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken/Turkey/Duck | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Parfait! Angeletti

I cannot believe it has been so long since I made these cookies! Well… ok, I can; see, they are sooo good and sooo easy to toss together, I made them a lot, and Rich got tired of them. Still … Continue reading

Posted in Cookies, Parfait! | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Coronation Chicken

So… I read. A LOT. And… I read a LOT of mysteries. And… a lot of those mysteries are set in the U.K. And… many of those mysteries, whether featuring a psychic plumber or a gay vampire history/romance author seem … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken/Turkey/Duck | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment


Yeh… it’s pronounced “caliMOcho” and it is frikkin’ delicious! My friend Barb tells me this is trending on Buzzfeed, but I first came across it last month on thrillest. “What is it?” you may finally be asking. Kalimotxo is, just … Continue reading

Posted in Beverages | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Portland Style Potted Cheese

Who knew there were so many regional potted cheese spreads around? This particular version, based on Potted Judy from The Country Cat Dinner House & Bar in Portland, OR, is kinda interesting, I think, for the grated onion, the beer, … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers/Munchies, Cheese | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Asparagus Salad With Feta and Red Onion

This isn’t so much of a recipe as a method. The salad is simplicity itself, bright green, crisp tender asparagus, thinly sliced red onion, and crumbled Feta cheese with a nice vinaigrette. The deal here, is Alex Guarnaschelli’s handling of … Continue reading

Posted in Salad, Veggies | Tagged , | Leave a comment