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Healthy Snack For Valentine’s Day ~ Fruit Lovebugs Valentine’s Day is known for one thing: chocolate. Okay, okay, there’s also love and friendship and all that, but our kids come home from school with one thing–a hand-made Valentine holder filled with cute little cards and sugary candy. It’s tempting to

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  Thanksgiving may seem like it’s all about carb-rich foods, from mashed potatoes and rich, creamy vegetable casseroles to fresh dinner rolls. The good news is you can still enjoy Thanksgiving dinner with your family without taking in a carb overload. While some side dishes may require a little creativity

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Getting home from work and trying to get dinner on the table can be a tough challenge. Now make it something healthy and the challenge is even tougher. With the help of this easy peasey Sweet Potato Curry recipe have dinner on the table in a jiffy.  I believe this

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Many of the desserts I make require graham cracker crumbs for the base.   Buying already crushed graham cracker crumbs can be expensive and bringing out the food processor for a cup of crumbs is a lot of work, not to mention the clean-up. The Cast To Make Your Own Graham

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Ingredients 185 g (6 oz/1 ¼ cup) basmati rice 75 ml (2 ½ fl oz/ ½ cup ) milk Pinch saffron threads 30 g (1 oz/6 teaspoons) butter 2 green cardamom pods, bruised 2.5 cm (1 in) cinnamon stick 2 cloves 90 g (3 oz/ ½ cup) sultanas 60 g

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Cleaners can be expensive and some are not good for your appliances depending on the kind you have.  On our glass top they recommend very few cleaners because of the damage that they can cause and the scratch potential.  So I went on the search for a very basic and

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Homemade pancakes are a Sunday tradition in our house and have been most of my life. While growing up they were my dad’s specialty (as in the only thing he knew how to cook) so we ate a lot of them. As I brought the Sunday tradition into our own

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What am I taking to the boys daycare for Valentine’s Day? I have a plan to take some of the Valentine’s pretzels we recently made but my biggest surprise is homemade marshmallows. Just the look of awe people give me when I say that is impressive. So I wanted to

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Cookies 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix (dry mix from box) 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1/2 cup Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix (dry mix from box) Frosting 2 cups powdered sugar 1/3 cup butter,

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The holiday season might be over, but that doesn’t mean we can’t look forward to the next one! Over the next couple of weeks, red and pink will fill your hallways—and the department stores—as the holiday of LOVE draws near. And what might you be giving your Valentines this year?

How To Roast Garlic
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The flavor of garlic becomes quite mellow, wonderfully sweet and nutty tasting when roasted. In fact, raw garlic tastes two to four times stronger than cooked garlic. Once roasted, garlic becomes very spreadable and is good to have on hand to use in recipes. Each bulb (head) of roasted garlic

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This is most likely the best gourmet crab and corn bisque you will ever serve. It’s rich, it’s delicious and it’s unbelievably easy to prepare.

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 Here is a fresh, summery menu, featuring swordfish on skewers, a mix of seasonal greens, and avocado salad.  Easy to shop for and prepare, this quick recipe will not only save you on a weekday but also provide an inspiration for all your bbq parties.

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Grannie’s Easy Oatmeal Pancakes 1 cup uncooked oats1 cup buttermilk1 large egg1 T vegtable oil2 T sugar or honey1/2 cup self-rising flour1/2 t salt1/2 t baking power This recipe can be shook or mixed by hand. The buttermilk and oats need to be mixed and set for at least an