Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Cornbread with Corn

Cornbread in a pan

If you are looking for a recipe to use cornmeal from your pantry then try this easy cornbread recipe.  It has butter, buttermilk, corn, and whips up in minutes.  It's good for breakfast, snacks or with dinner.

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Spice Cookies with Raisins and Walnuts

Spice cookies on a cookie sheet.

A nice light cookie with the crunch of walnuts and the sweet chewiness of raisins.  It's perfect for afternoon tea or coffee break. 

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Quinoa Greek Salad

Quinoa Greek Salad
Quinoa Greek Salad

Quinoa is a staple food grown in South America. It’s a grain that is considered a complete protein, and can be used like rice. It is also great as a side dish, in soups, in salads or even in puddings. 

This is an easy salad to serve for a weekday meal. 

Roasted Carrots

roasted carrots
Roasted Carrots


Cutting carrots to roast
Cut Carrots

Roasting veggies brings out their natural sugars which makes them super delicious.  Carrots are delightful when roasted; I suggest you give them a try. 

Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges

Bowl of spinach salad with mandarin oranges and red onions

This is a delightful salad to add to your list of spinach salads. The buttermilk and mayonnaise dressing has fresh garlic and tarragon. 

You could use fresh strawberries if you wanted and perhaps sprinkle with some toasted slivered almonds.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Pasta with Fresh Basil and Asparagus

A bowl of Pasta with Fresh Basil and Asparagus
Pasta with asparagus, mushrooms, tomatoes, fresh basil and Parmesan cheese

Asparagus Stir-fried for pasta
Stir fry the veggies and add to a pot of cooked pasta for an easy weekday meal

If you love mushrooms and asparagus, you will love this easy to-make dish. This recipe is fast to prepare and yummy to eat.

Rhubarb Cake with Lemon

Rhubarb Cake with Lemon

Unbaked Rhubarb Cake

This yummy rhubarb cake has fresh lemon zest and juice, which makes it deliciously tart. Serve it with a dollop of whipped cream and everyone will come back for seconds.

Monday, May 23, 2022

Roasted Asparagus with Pine Nuts and Parmesan Cheese

Roasted asparagus with pine nuts and Parmesan cheese

Don't let the cold spring rain deter you from thinking that it's not spring yet.  Spring brings new produce to the fruit and vegetables stands and the first to appear is asparagus. If you haven't try roasting it, try it. You will not be disappointed.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Couscous with Fresh Mint and Parsley


A bowl of  Couscous with Fresh Mint and Parsley .

If you are looking for a side dish to serve with your main meal, then look no further.  This is a fast couscous dish with cucumber, tomato, dried apricots, slivered almonds and a hint of cumin.