Jan 22, 2017
Whew, winter’s having a year. Flooding on the west coast, crippling ice storms, ugly drab in the upper Midwest (which I’ll take over the other two). I hear even Europe’s suffering. Would some Orange Cranberry Marmalade help?
Orange Cranberry Marmalade
I stumbled across a fun “event” a couple weeks ago. The blog, Food in Jars, is running a year-long canning challenge for readers who want to enhance their canning skills/repertoire. You can one specified item a month and share with other participants. Like canning with friends! Continue Reading →
Jan 18, 2017
Christmas Eve seems like ages ago. The festive evening, along with the rest of the holiday season, is so special—yet flies by in a flash. But everything is still fresh in my mind. As is this Thai Shrimp Soup, the most popular dish of the night.
Thai Shrimp Soup
It has taken me far too long to share it with you … Continue Reading →
Jan 11, 2017
I just had another one of those “V-8” moments. Like, why have I never made Strawberry Stuffed French Toast before? Custard-y bread filled with cream cheese and berries, it is easy, tasty, and healthier than plain French toast.
Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
Over the holidays, my college kids were home from school. I loved the fun and camaraderie–including special breakfasts that start the day right! Continue Reading →
Jan 8, 2017
Is Omega-3 on your New Year’s Resolution list? It’s on mine! With potential benefits in areas like cardiovascular disease, cancer and anxiety (souce: Dr Axe), this healthy fat is no slouch. And salmon, like in this tasty Salmon Salad is a great source.
Now, mind you, my version of Salmon Salad is not a bowl of greens topped with a broiled slab of fish–that would defeat the variety goal, right? It is more like a chicken salad–chunks of fish mixed with celery in an olive oil dill dressing! Mmmm! Continue Reading →