Lentil, Beet and Tahini Salad

I sometimes do too much volunteering and overextend myself but one way or another something good always comes out of it. This recipe that came out of the last cooking demo I did and is really good. The theme for … Continue reading

Carving Chicken

This Week’s Technique – Carving Chicken Carving Chicken 1. Your first cut should be between the leg and the body. 2. Push the leg and thigh down and cut the leg to separate it from the thigh. There is a dark … Continue reading

MeatLoaf – The Quintessential Comfort Food

Meatloaf is the ultimate comfort food. Inexpensive and easy to make,  a well seasoned meatloaf with that sweet-savory glaze, is one of my family’s favorite dinners. The leftovers also make great sandwiches, which is why, when I do make it, … Continue reading

Three Loaves

A few months ago a fellow food blogger, Jerry James Stone, started a movement called Three Loaves. People sign up, (you can too by clicking the link) get a recipe and make three loaves of bread, one for a friend, … Continue reading

Ginger Snap Baked Apples

I wanted to come up with a nice dessert that wasn’t too filling, too sweet or too heavy to be part of a Thanksgiving celebration.  Baked apples do fit the bill! They are pretty easy to prep and can be … Continue reading

Easy Thanksgiving for 6

Oh the Thanksgiving posts abound, but people are asking me for help with doing a first and or easy Thanksgiving. Friends that haven’t done it before and are a bit nervous in the kitchen. Does that sound like you too? … Continue reading

How to cut Peppers

How to cut and slice peppers. If doing this with hot peppers, be careful touching the inside of the pepper with your naked hands. The capsaicin(hot stuff) will stay on your hands, even after washing and it will be painful … Continue reading