Tag Archive: cooking

Copycat Cheez-It Cheese Crackers – A Delicious Alternative in the Short Run

The kids around here love those Cheez-It crackers, so I thought it might be fun to try to make them at home without all of the preservatives and artificial color using this recipe… Continue reading

Potato, Potata, It’s Not Quite Piccata

It may or may not be obvious by now, but I am always looking out for new recipes. I had made Chicken Piccata many times in the past, but I found this recipe… Continue reading

Put Your Potatoes In – To This Gnocchi Recipe

Being a woman of Italian descent, I grew up eating gnocchi and have loved every single one I’ve eaten. It’s pasta, but it’s a dumpling, and when it’s done right, it just about… Continue reading

I’ve Totally Fallen for this Fall Snack Mix

  I wonder who invented Chex Mix? Was it a scientist at the Chex laboratory or some housewife in the Mid-West? Either way, the concept was genius. In the old days, you had… Continue reading

Coconut Jasmine Rice

  A few weeks ago, Manfrengensen and I went out to a nice restaurant, and his entrée came with a delicious coconut rice that I decided to try to replicate, so I went… Continue reading

New York Style Crumb Cake

I’m still in that cinnamon state of mind, which has kept me looking for different cake recipes. Recently, I came across one for cinnamon crumb cake,on the boards, and it looked pretty yummy. But… Continue reading

Orange Creamcicle (more like Dreamcicle) Cookies

As the summer winds to a close, you will probably hear less of the hurdy gurdy music that the Ice Cream Man plays as he passes lazily through your neighborhood. Have no fear… Continue reading

White Truffle Risotto

  Risotto is a common dish in Italy, but here in the States, where we like our meals to be quick and easy, it’s more of a delicacy. That’s kind of a funny… Continue reading

Raspberry Waldorf Salad

Recently I was out to lunch with some of my lady friends, and I rediscovered the Waldorf Salad. I found a recipe for a raspberry version while surfing the boards last week and… Continue reading