February 24, 2019

Oven 375 time 15-20 minutes

One of my favorite snack foods is nachos, tortilla chips, round, triangle, etc., but my fav are the scoops. I love that you can scoop up some yumminess and not battle your toppings falling off. I also love to use them on the bottom of what I call my nacho casserole. I have made in the past this casserole with all kinds of toppings, mainly what I had on hand and of course you have to have cheese, sour cream and even avocado if you...

February 18, 2019

This recipe is for my fruit loving sister in Florida, who is a fruit a holic!! But not always sure what to do with it!

 I use a lot of fruit, frozen and fresh in seasons, and also 100 percent fruit juices in my cooking. Mainly I like to sautee in the juices versus water, butter or oils, added flavor is another plus, and also some citrus juices can be tenderizers in certain instances. And of course this means, leftover pieces of fruits, and a little extra jui...

February 11, 2019

I was given this recipe years ago, but have to admit added a few of my own tweaks, our favorite chocolate cake I make for special treat times, or company. It is very moist and makes a big 9 x 13 pan of yumminess. Dry cake be gone with this recipe. With or without a dollop of whip cream you will not be sorry you added this to your recipe box. Recipe follows, please read entire recipe through as there are some unexpected ingredients.

Oven 350, Time 35 minutes

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February 7, 2019

It was one of those days, almost grocery shopping day, but not quite, so time to hit the fridge for a side dish idea!  I love apples cooked with cabbage or butternut squash, but the idea of apple and cauliflower just didn't trip my trigger, or as I like to say, sounded ewww to me. I did, however have a couple of oranges hanging out for a while waiting to be the something different in a recipe., and so this was born, and I might add don't say gross until you...

February 3, 2019

I love quiche, but have stated before not a fan of pie crusts. One of my favorite ways to bypass the crust is to use cheese, thin slices, and forget the shredded cheese in the filling, rather using more healthier choices to fill in for the cheese. Today I had poached a huge piece of fresh salmon and had a lot leftover so decided to make a quiche from some of the leftovers, again I say leftovers are always a gift if you are a cook, that and a little bit of i...

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