Sweet Onion Potato Salad

Sweet Onion Potato Salad Recipe

  Sweet Onion Potato Salad Recipe is a very unusual and delicious potato salad.  Adding the sweet onions definitely elevates potato salad to a new plane!  It seems that the … Continued

Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad Recipe

    A very refreshing and easy-to-make Cucumber Salad Recipe.  You can serve this salad with fish, chicken, or as a side dish by itself.  It is great Cucumber Salad to … Continued

Linguine with Shrimp

Linguine and Shrimp Recipe

Linguine and Shrimp is a dazzling Italian-style pasta dish that is very simple to make, very elegant to serve, and also hearty.  This pasta dish contains lots of fresh tomatoes and shrimp … Continued

How to Bake a Perfect Cake

How to Bake a Perfect Cake – Secrets of a Successful Cake

    Read your recipe carefully before starting:  Be sure you have all the ingredients called for and that you understand the recipe clearly.   Learn more about Recipes: What … Continued

Yucatan Pork Tenderloin with Peach-Avocado Salsa Recipe

Yucatan Pork Tenderloin with Peach-Avocado Salsa recipe and comments were shared with me by my friend, Karen Calanchini of Redding, CA. Karen says, “This recipe is from our local newspaper … Continued

Irish Lamb Stew

Irish Lamb Stew Recipe

Oven Method – Stove Top Method – Slow Cooker Method – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Method Last year for Saint Patrick’s Day, my daughter, Brenda, went back and forth between … Continued

Tomatillos

Cooking with Tomatillos

Tomatillos Tomatillos are also called “tomate verde” in Mexico (which means green tomato) and are considered a staple in Mexican cooking.  Tomatillo is a member of the nightshade family, related … Continued

Pork Chile Verde Recipe

  My son-in-law’s friend, Jesse Amezcua, brought this wonderful Mexican Pork Chile Verde to a potluck gathering and the whole crowd fell in love with this dish. A quote from … Continued

JELL-O Sawdust Salad Recipe

  This JELL-O Sawdust Salad  is another classic JELL-O recipe from the 1950’s that is found in most southern cooks’ recipe files.  One of my daughter’s dear friends, Janice Martin, … Continued

Red Hot Applesauce JELL-O Salad

Red Hot Applesauce JELL-O Salad Recipe

This Red Hot Applesauce JELL-O Salad is another JELL-O recipe whose origins are from the 1950’s or 1960’s.  The Red-Hots are used to add a tasty cinnamon flavor to this … Continued

Red Cabbage Salad with Bacon and Goat Cheese Recipe

  This delicious Red Cabbage Salad with Bacon and Goat Cheese makes a great side dish.  The flavor is so delicious with the bacon and goat cheese!  This is definitely … Continued

Peeling Fresh Tomatoes

Peeling Fresh Tomatoes

  How To Peel Fresh Tomatoes – Photo Tutorial   You probably are saying, “Why peel tomatoes?”  The answer is very simple – peeling gives a better texture that is … Continued

Asiago and Sage Scalloped Potato

Asiago & Sage Scalloped Potato Recipe

Asiago & Sage Scalloped Potato recipe is my family’s favorite scalloped potato recipe.  This is the most delicious scalloped potato recipe you will have ever tried.  I especially like to … Continued

How to Shuck Oysters

      Equipment Needed for Shucking Oysters: A stiff bristle brush Heavy protective glove A clean bar towel A good-quality oyster knife (one with a sturdy blade that won’t … Continued

Thousand Island Dressing in a glass cup

Thousand Island Dressing History and Recipe

  Homemade Thousand Island Dressing is so easy to make and so good!   I serve this wonderful Thousand Island Dressing with salads, spread on sandwiches (especially Reuben Sandwiches), and … Continued