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Recipes Chicken Spaghetti

2 lbs cooked breast meat, torn into bite size pieces 8 oz. cooked Spaghetti -break it into 3 pieces when cooking1 lb. mushrooms, sauteed in garlicDivine White Sauce:1 stick butter [NOT margarine]7 Tbsp flour3 Tbsp garlic powder or to taste1 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper8oz each: half & half; lite sour cream; lite mayo; Parmesan cheese; […]

Recipes Bean Fritters

Beany Fritters I ate this as a side-dish at a very famous Puerto Rican restaurant in Chicago. It’s great, but they fried it in lard, which is just too heavy on the heart for me. I like a little more garlic than is suggested here. Suit yourself! A super party dip! Ingredients:1 pound Great Northern […]

Recipes Banana Bread

This is a very rich and moist bread that goes well with a good, strong cup of coffee. It’s quick to make and creates very little mess. Banana Rum Bread Ingredients: 1 large ripe banana (mashed)2 eggs1/4 c. dark Jamaica rum1/2 c. dairy sour cream1/2 tsp. nutmeg1 box butter recipe cake mixButter for buttering baking […]

Recipes Gourmet Pork Chops

For easy pork chops complete with rice and all in one pot, here is a favorite recipie of mine. I’ll call this Barbara’s Easy Pork Chops. Olive oil in bottom of a stew pot. Just enough to coat the bottom of the pot.Add pork chops and brown them on low.GarlicOne large can of Stewed TomatoesChopped […]

Recipes Fast and Easy Cakes

Lazy Daisy Cake During email exchanges with one of his cousins (who goes by the name “Nday” in one of her social networking profiles) now based with her family in the West Coast of Canada, this writer asked her to share a recipe that she’s been regularly using. This writer was looking forward to receiving […]

Recipes Garlic Mashed Potatoes

The only kind of potatoes my daughter and son would eat for years was French fries. This one did the trick, however. Now I can craftily hide all those vegetables they’re so averse to eating. Ingredients:8 large potatoes, peeled and cubed8 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil2 cups ricotta4 tablespoons chopped garlici large onion, choppedSalt and […]

Recipes Croutons

Simple and Easy Homemade Salad Croutons If you’ve always wanted to jazz up your salads at home, try these homemade croutons! Ingredients:4 cups fresh French Bread, cut into 1 inch cubes1/4 lb unsalted butter1 cup grated Romano Cheese Procedure:Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Melt the butter and let it stand for 10 minutes. In […]

Recipes Easy Egg Rolls

These scrumptious little appetizers are easy to make, and tastes wonderful with a little plum sauce spread over the top. There are many different variations in which egg rolls can be made. I would like to share two of this tasty little morsel, and I hope you will try them both. Ingredients 3 cups thinly […]

Recipes Chinese Chicken Stir Fry

Though it isn’t very difficult or time consuming to make, Chinese chicken stir fry is a meal that is both filling and nutritious. It will wow company and the family. You need never mention how easy it was to make. Ingredients: 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken, large diced and thawed1 cup broccoli, diced1 cup […]

Recipes Candied Peel

Candied peel is actually blanched, boiled and sugared citrus fruit peelings. These are mainly used in recipes but can also be eaten alone or dipped in a chocolate sauce. This recipe takes a little while to prepare but the freshness of the result will be worth it. Candied Peel Ingredients: 2 pounds mixed oranges, grapefruits, […]