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Everything I know about Poaching Eggs

If you already know how to poach an egg, don't read this article. If, on the other hand, you avoid poaching eggs because it never works for you, you might just want to give this a peek. Throw that plastic microwave egg poacher in the garbage, and do it right!

By |January 26th, 2017|How To|0 Comments

Yeast-Raised Waffles — Well Worth The Time

Expecting house guests? Nothing is more hospitable than waffles for breakfast. Yeast-raised waffles are the absolute best for flavor and texture. You can make the batter the night before, or you can have them waiting in the freezer -- choose your level of convenience!

By |December 5th, 2016|Full Recipe Blog Post|0 Comments

Spanakopita Snacks

It's great to have these in the freezer for party snacks. For the full blog posting, please click here.Spanakopita Snacks - This makes a big batch -- so you'll have lots on hand. - Seasoned Stuffing Mix (120gm box) (or 1 3/4 cups seasoned fine bread crumbs), Butter (melted and cooled), Large Eggs, Crumbled Feta [...]

By |November 27th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Spanakopita Snacks — a sneaky way to eat more greens!

Spanakopita Snacks are a great make-ahead for cocktail parties or a walking-around appetizer before dinner. Fill your freezer now to free up time on party days. Use this recipe as a starting point for your own particular flavor favorite.

By |November 27th, 2016|Full Recipe Blog Post|0 Comments

Small Basic Cake

Use this recipe to make a fast coffee cake, a little loaf cake, or cupcakes. For all the variations, check the full blog posting by clicking here.Small Basic Cake - This is a basic recipe, ready for you to finish as you choose. - Butter (melted and cooled), Flour, Sugar, Baking powder, Salt, Egg (beaten), [...]

By |November 19th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

All-Purpose Small Basic Cake

You're heading into the entertaining season, and you need to have a few tricks up your sleeve. A small, quick coffee cake or loaf cake is easy and versatile, and allows you to entertain at a moment's notice. It makes a nice hostess gift too, or a quick addition to a pot-luck invitation.

By |November 19th, 2016|Full Recipe Blog Post|0 Comments

DIY Pre-Cooked Chicken Breasts — Save Money and Time

Before you are tempted to buy (another) package of pre-cooked sliced chicken, because it looks convenient and you're in a hurry, give this posting a read. A little pre-planning, and you can improve your personal cuisine AND save a bunch of money. Spend one afternoon or evening cooking, and you can stock your freezer with the makings for as many quick and varied meals as you have room for. So much better than leftovers!

By |October 2nd, 2016|How To, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Really Oaty Oatmeal Cookies

Who says you can't have cookies for breakfast? I'll bet these are every bit as nutritious as some cold cereals we could name. They can be gluten-free, if you want that, and you could make them nut-free if you plan to them to school. All around, a nice multi-tasker.

By |September 29th, 2016|Full Recipe Blog Post|0 Comments

Chocolate Peanut Butter Beanie Babies

If a cookie can be good for you, this one meets the criteria. For the full posting, please click here.   350°FChocolate Peanut Butter Beanie Babies - Lots of protein in one little cookie. You'll need a blender or food processor. - Black Beans (rinsed and drained), Eggs, Softened Butter, Peanut Butter (any kind), Brown Sugar, [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Fast Fettuccini Alfredo

Just as fast as frozen, if you have the ingredients on hand. For the full posting, please click here.  Fast Fettuccini Alfredo - High quality ingredients give the best outcome. - Whipping Cream (Heavy Cream), butter, Dry Garlic/Herb Seasoning blend, Finely grated Parmesan cheese, Freshly ground black pepper, Cooked Pasta (warmed, Gluten-Free Pasta can be [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments