Mini Spinach Dip Bread Bowls

I needed an idea for an appetizer. The hostess of the party said,”I need a dip or a pick food.” Okay…hmmm. Well, I usually make spinach dip in a big pumpernickel bread bowl, but there was going to be 60 people at this shin dig. That’s 60 people dipping into the bowl. Yuck! Then, I…

Country Club Omelette

I love this omelette! Hollendaise sauce is pretty much a form of kryptonite for me. If it has Hollendaise on it…I’m all about it. This is so easy and it tastes sooooo good. Country Club Omelette with Hollendaise Ingredients 3 eggs Splash of water 1 tbsp. Butter 3-4 slices of turkey (chopped) 4-5 pieces of…

Chicken Salad with Green Apples

Chicken Salad with Green Apples Spring is in the air here in NEPA and so are thoughts of picnics, BBQ’s and family gatherings. I love chicken salad sandwiches and I really like the combo of ingredients in this one. They really compliment each other. It’s really simple to make and really delicious. The secret ingredient…

Nutty Irishman

Nutty Irishman Slainte’! I love Bailey’s Irish Cream, but what I love more is when it’s homemade. Oh, my blog! This is soooo good. I made this recipe and gave it out to friends and family for the holidays. So, I thought with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner I’d get this baby up…

Chicken Lazone

Chicken Lazone Ermahgerd! This is fabulous. It’s kind of like Nirvana on a plate. I’m a sucker for cream sauces and all things bad for your figure. Why couldn’t I just like brussel sprouts and water every night for dinner? Ughk. Everything in moderation, right? My fifteen year old son loved this too. He said,…

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi This was a recipe I found in the 11th hour right before my guests were about to arrive. Yikes! Nothing like cutting it close. Shhhh, you didn’t hear it from me, but there’s “Dijon Mustard” in this recipe. I almost second guessed myself when I saw this as one of the ingredients. Yes,…

MexicAsian Tacos

“MexicAsian Tacos” Combine two of your favorite ethnic foods groups and you have a multi-cultural flavor fest. Being that it’s now getting cold here in the Northeast, I’ve been searching for easy and great tasting food to make during the work week. My husband loves Korean tacos, so I thought, why not experiment with Teriyaki….

New York, New York Chicken Francaise

“New York, New York Chicken Francaise” Start spreadin’ the news…I’m eating today. You have to sing it Frank Sinatra style. You’re doing it now. Right? Anyhoo, this is my all time favorite Chicken Francaise recipe. My son will only eat this version of it. Is it because he’s grown up with it or is it…

Petite Chicken Parmesan

“Petite Chicken Parmesan” Ok, ok. It’s just a fancy way of making chicken nuggets sound like an Italian pasta dish. But, it’s actually really good and kids love it too. We didn’t have the ingredients on hand to make meatballs or any sausage on hand to slice up in the sauce (which is by far…

Next Day Mashed Potato Cakes

“Next Day Mashed Potato Cakes” So, are you thinking about what to do with the mounds of mashed potatoes that are left? I bet you are. They’re a big yawn to eat after the big dinner is over. Right? Well here’s your solution to humdrum leftovers. Drum roll please. Ta-dah!!!! Mashed Potato Cakes You can…

Fall Dinner Party

WARNING: Reading this post may cause you to gain weight without actually eating what’s being described. Have I mentioned how my husband loves to cook and that fall is my favorite time of year? Combine the two and you have a little bit of Heaven here on Earth. My cousin was visiting this past weekend…

Charob’s Shepherds Pie

“Charob’s Shepherds Pie” My husband went and did it again with this recipe. Ughhkk! I’m going to be 500 lbs. being married to this guy! Well, at least I’ll be happy. It’s the pearl onions in brine that make this recipe pop with flavor. He just threw them in one day on a whim just…