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Chocolate Peanut Butter Beanie Babies

These little treats are almost guilt-free. They're terrific in a kid's lunchbox, great for tea-time, and they have lots of "staying power" to tide you over at 4 o'clock on a long day, preventing "eat everything in sight" syndrome when dinnertime finally arrives. My school kids, who make a peanut-free version, loved surprising their parents with the "secret ingredient" -- black beans.

By |September 21st, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Fettuccini Alfredo — Who Knew It Was This Easy?

Better than frozen, and almost as fast. You'll be wondering why you didn't know how easy it is. This is a really easy gluten-free cheese sauce, great with pasta, and just as great with spinach or cauliflower or anything that wants a cheesey friend.

By |September 20th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Baked Oatmeal, Big Batch

Bake a big batch, then wrap for individual servings.  Quick breakfast from your microwave! For all variations, check out the full posting by clicking here.Baked Oatmeal, Big Batch - Feed a crowd, or wrap and freeze for "planned-overs" - Eggs, Milk, Packed Brown Sugar, (or less, if desired), Vanilla, (optional), Cinnamon, Baking Powder, Salt, Large [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Baked Oatmeal, Single Serving

This is the small recipe.  For ideas and variations, check out the full posting by clicking here.Baked Oatmeal, Single Serving - Don't microwave this one -- the baked flavor adds to the deliciousness. - Liquid egg, or one egg yolk, Milk, Brown Sugar (or less, if preferred), Vanilla (optional), Cinnamon, Baking Powder, Salt, Large Flake [...]

By |August 15th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Baked Oatmeal — A Breakfast Alternative for Picky Eaters

Single Serving Sunday breakfast, or pre-planned re-heatable servings -- either way, this is a good alternative to slimy oatmeal in a bowl, or a dried-out oatmeal muffin. Oatmeal is a great source of whole-grain goodness. Stay tuned for other oatmeal ideas.

By |August 15th, 2016|Full Recipe Blog Post|0 Comments

DIY Poststickers — Yes You Can, and Yes You Should.

Editing this posting reminded me that I haven't made potstickers in a long time. It's not rocket science, and the end results are SOOoooooo much better than store-bought. Perhaps I'll fold up a batch while I watch the Olympics this weekend.

By |August 14th, 2016|How To|0 Comments

Fallen Chocolate Cake — Proud Member of “The Brown Food Group”

This one's for you, Gina! This soft, intensely chocolate cake is perfect for celebrations.

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

Fallen Chocolate Cake — Half Recipe

As promised in the full posting, here is the half recipe, which makes a 6-inch cake.  Think of it as the perfect Valentine's day treat. For the full posting and the full-sized recipe, click here.Fallen Chocolate Cake -- Half Recipe - Share with a friend ... or not... - Butter (to grease the pan), Sugar [...]

By |August 5th, 2016|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Corned Beef Hash — When Eggs Bennie Just Won’t Do

This is a bit of a "travel blog" posting. I had such a good time with my family in Nova Scotia! Don't feel you need to use corned beef -- Montreal Smoked Beef is my personal favorite.

By |July 26th, 2016|Full Recipe Blog Post|0 Comments

Hollandaise — Yes, you CAN make it with just one egg yolk

This is a link to the instructions for Hollandaise from Serious Eats. It's a companion to the Corned Beef Hash, just in case you wanted to try your hand at fusing the hash with Eggs Benedict, y'know, just because you can.

By |July 26th, 2016|Tips and Tricks|0 Comments