Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Aged White Cheddar Dip

INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 ounces cream cheese, room temperature (or the whole bar for a creamer taste) 1/2 cup sour cream 1 tablespoon thyme (I used powdered but you could use fresh) 1 tablespoon garlic powder (or you could use fresh garlic) 1 cup aged white cheddar […]

Recipe: Honey Apple Butter Baked Beans

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Musselman’s Apple Butter 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup ketchup 1/2 cup water 1 package dried onion (use dried onion powder if you don’t have the Onion Mix package, or use both) 1 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (easy on the pepper if you don’t like spicy foods […]

Recipe: Easy Cookie S’mores

INGREDIENTS: Keebler Fudge Striped Cookies Marshmallows DIRECTIONS: Microwave each marshmallow for 5 seconds to soften. Place marshmallow on a skewer and toast over flame to slightly brown.  (You could also melt them in the microwave for a little longer, you just won’t have that charred flame look and taste on the marshmallows.) Press between 2 […]

Recipe: All Natural Grape Popsicles

(Yields about 5 pops) Ingredients: 3 cup Fresh Grapes 2 tsp Sugar (optional) Directions: Puree grapes in food processor until liquified. Strain through sieve pressing to get as much juice as possible. You can optionally add sugar if extra sweetness is desired. If you are using a Zoku Duo Quick Pop Maker: Place stick in […]

Recipe: Sausage, Peppers & Noodles

This is my go-to dish I make constantly!  I can get 2-3 meals out of this for myself, or if you are cooking for your family, add more sausage.  The dish does go a long way though as you can use as more noodles to stretch it. Ingrediants: Sausage (I use the fully cooked stuff […]

Recipe: Chocolate Cream Pie

INGREDIENTS: 1 Refrigerated Pie Crust (or homemade if you prefer) Filling: 2/3 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Cocoa Powder 3 bsp Cornstarch 1/4 tsp Salt 2 1/4 cup Milk 1 tsp Vanilla Topping: 1 cup Heavy Cream 3 tbsp Sugar DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 450. Press pie crust into a 9″ pie pan and bake on […]

Recipe: Cilantro-Lime Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 bag of Shrimp, deveined (I used medium sized but next time I will use Large) 1 TBSP Olive Oil 1/2 TSP Chili Powder 2 Tablespoon minced garlic 1/2 White Onion 1-2 Limes or lime juice 2 tablespoons Cilantro Directions: Heat olive oil in the pan. Toss garlic, chili powder and onions into pan After a […]

Recipe: Beef with Sun-Dried Gorgonzola Alfredo

Ingredients: 1 lb. Beef Stew Meat Olive Oil (to cook beef) 1 box of pasta (your choice) 2 cups milk (or heavy cream) 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese 4 oz. gorgonzola cheese 3.5 oz. package of Sundried Tomatoes (just over 1 cup) 1 tablespoon basil (I used dried, but fresh […]

Recipe: Baked Potatoes With Bacon & Peppers

Ingredients: 1 whole bag of small potatoes (any variety- I used Tasteful Selections) 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 whole peppers 1 cup bacon (I used the bags of fresh bacon bits) 1/2 onion Olive oil Directions: First rinse of the potatoes if needed and toss them in a baking dish with some olive oil (I put them […]