Deviled Egg Spread

All the flavor of a deviled egg, with none of the fuss. For variation ideas, including making REAL deviled eggs, check the blog post here.  Deviled Egg Spread - My version has ham and cheese. You can change up the add-ins to suit your fancy. - Eggs (Roughly chopped), Diced Ham, Grated Cheddar Cheese, Mayonnaise, [...]

By |July 27th, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Pico de Gallo (Fresh Tomato Salsa)

This is NOT like the salsa that comes in a jar -- it's much fresher and sharper in flavor.   Pico de Gallo is the conventional garnish for tacos of all kinds.  It is also the jumping off point for all kinds of variations -- for example, replace the tomatoes with firm ripe nectarines or peaches or [...]

By |July 5th, 2015|How To, Recipe Post|0 Comments


EVERYBODY has their own idea of what constitutes perfect guacamole.  Some prefer the tubs from the store, as they seem to maintain their green-ness for a long time (a situation I find just a little suspicious).  Guac is soooooo easy to make -- unless you can't find a ripe avocado :)Guacamole - Take this as [...]

By |July 5th, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Crispy Shrimp (or Chicken, or Fish)

Seeking to satisfy a craving for “crispy-crunchy-golden-munchie”, and loathing clean-up, I chose to embrace a compromise, a sort of new-age shake and bake.  Choose a protein, and go to town. For all the details, check out the complete blog posting here.Crispy Shrimp (or Chicken, or Fish) - The following recipe is dead simple, really fast, [...]

By |June 28th, 2015|Recipe Post, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Fast Mac and Cheese

Did you grow up on Kraft® Dinner?  Here's an alternative that's just as fast. For all the variations, and more information than you really need, click here for the full blog post.Fast Mac and Cheese - Just as fast as the stuff in the box. - Dry pasta ((small shapes work best) (Gluten Free Pasta [...]

By |June 26th, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Popsicles (Fruit Freezies)

There are millions of popsicle recipes out there in internet-land.  Here's another one! To see the full blog posting for tips and tricks, click here.Popsicles (Fruit Freezies) - A guilt-free treat for your grandchildren (or yourself). The yield depends on the size of your popsicle molds. - Pears ("in juice"), Fresh or frozen fruit (of choice [...]

By |June 24th, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments

Cookie Snax

These are similar to the lace cookies you (or your mom) used to make, but the inclusion of egg yolk gives them a slightly different texture. To read the full blog entry featuring this recipe, click here.Cookie Snax - Yield depends on how big you make them, from 24 tiny cookies to about 12 three-inch [...]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Recipe Post|0 Comments