Pork Loin

Grilled Pork Loin with Blackberry-Wine Sauce Recipe

This Grilled Pork Loin with Blackberry Wine Sauce is so easy to make and so delicious!  You can not go wrong serving this delicious and outstanding grilled pork loin with … Continued

Baked Spareribs with Sauerkraut Recipe

My husband really likes this delicious Baked Spareribs with Sauerkraut recipe.  The moment he walks through the front door, the aroma of sauerkraut and spareribs welcomes him.  These baked spareribs … Continued

Glazed Ham

Balsamic and Dijon Glazed Ham Recipe

This Balsamic and Dijon Glazed Ham recipe is a great dish when you want something that is not too much work, but looks like you slaved in the kitchen for … Continued

Poached Pears in Wine with Ginger and Peppercorns Recipe

  Poached Pears in Wine with Ginger and Peppercorns is a delicious and wonderful light dessert after a satisfying meal.  Poaching pears seems to bring out the natural sweetness of … Continued

poaches Pear on a black plate

Spiced Poached Pears Recipe

Spiced Poached Pears are a very light and refreshing dessert that are a classic fall and winter dessert!   They are beautiful to look at, very elegant, delicious to eat, … Continued

Perfect Pie Crust Tips

How To Make Perfect Pie Crust   Check out Linda’s favorite recipes for the Perfect Pie Crust and favorite Pie Recipes (all your favorite pie recipes plus lots more).   … Continued

Peters Gala Chocolate

Milk Chocolate History

History of Milk Chocolate   The development of milk chocolate by Daniel Peter changed the flavor of chocolate around the world.  In 1887, Daniel Peter adopted the original formula for … Continued

Herbs, Spices, and Seasonings Guide

Herbs, Spices, and Seasoning Guide

Herbs, Spices, and Seasoning Guide It is hard to imagine what cooking would be like without the unique flavors provided by herbs, spices, and the many seasonings available. Read all … Continued

How To Have Younger Looking Hands

How To Have Younger Looking Hands Keeping hands beautiful as we age   If I only knew what I know now when I was younger,  I could have stopped or … Continued

Vanity And Againg

  I Admit It – I Am Vain! by Linda Stradley   I think every women is vain to some degree.  Face it, the face is the first mark of aging, as … Continued

Teeth Whitening

How To Whiten Teeth – Teeth Bleaching   Did you know that teeth whitening is the number one (1) requested cosmetic service today and that its popularity continues to soar? … Continued

Super-Sizing of America

  The Super-Sizing of America:  Are Fast Food Chains to Blame for the Nation’s Obesity? Article by Jenny Murphy SpeakOut.com – June, 2002   Americans are getting fatter and fatter … Continued

How to Resist Overeating

  We need to resist the stimuli tempting us to overeat Sharon Johnson M.S. Associate Professor – Oregon State University Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center     Our relationship … Continued

Picnic Safety Tips

Food Safety Hints and Tips Picnic Safety Tips – There is nothing more American than the picnic! Picnics can take on many forms, such as the community picnic, friends and … Continued


Pomelo – Pummelo

Also called Chinese grapefruit, shaddock, pumelo, pommelo, and pompelmous. The pomelo is an exotic large citrus fruit that is an ancient ancestor of the common grapefruit.  It is the largest … Continued