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Jalepeno Popper Dip

This recipe came from my good friend LI author, Carol Steward, . It’s a great appetizers for friends or family. Jalepeno Popper Dip Ingredients 6-8 slices of bacon, diced and cooked crispy 2 8-oz packages of cream cheese, soft 1 cup of mayonnaise 4-6 jalapeno’s, chopped and seeded. The seeds will make it fiery […]

Pecan-Crusted Chicken

This Pecan-Crusted Chicken recipe comes from novelist Lenora Worth at  It’s one of her favorite meals so serve at home or for guests. Pecan-Crusted Chicken Ingredients 4 – 8 boneless chicken breasts Pecan chips – purchase in 16 oz bag for grind your own Mustard – one like Grey Poupon Add salt and ground […]


Thanks so Phyllis Rundell on FaceBook for this recipe. GARLIC PARMESAN PULL APART BREAD 1 can of refrigerated Grands biscuits 1/2 stick of butter … 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tsp Italian Seasoning (I omitted) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Throw the cold 1/2 stick of butter in […]

Corn Chowder

I love soup and one of my favorite is corn chowder. I particularly like this recipe because it adds the element of potatoes and potato soup is my next favorite. You can ad more corn if you like and I often add a can of cream-style corn to the soup because it adds more flavor […]

Cherries In The Snow

This recipe is delicious and can also be made as a diet dessert by using fat and/or sugar free ingredients. It’s delicious and guests will think it took much longer to make than a few minutes. You can vary this dessert by using apples or strawberries rather than cherries. Cherries In The Snow 1. Purchase […]

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

This recipe is partcularly great for people with glutton issues or those who wanting a less fattening treat. The recipe  can’t be beat if you love peanut butter cookies. These are flourless. Amazing? How does it work? I have no idea, but they are truly excellent and such a treat for holidays or anytime of […]

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Here’s a recipe from my friend Terry Fowler, an author with Heartsong Presents. This makes a great meal or a tasty appetizer. You can make your own meatballs following the recipe below or if you don’t have time to spare, you can purchase frozen meatballs. Ingredients Meat Balls 1 lb hamburger 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs […]

Chicken Casserole

  This recipe came from my niece in California. It’s is a simple meal and so delicious. The tortilla chips add a unique corn flavor to the dish. I often simmer the chicken in water and then use the fresh broth rather than canned.  4 Cups Tortilla chips 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 Cup chopped […]

Veal and Italian Sausage with Creamy Pesto

We visited a new Italian restaurant and enjoyed a very different style of serving as well as some wonderful new recipes.  The food was served family style, and this dish was unique.  We studied the ingredients and when we got home, we wrote down what we figured was in the entree.  We made a good […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls

  Bob’s Aunt Florence was a wonderful woman and Italian to the core. She welcomed everyone into her home, lavishing them with food even if they’d just eaten. At Christmas, she always made peanut butter balls, and when I found this recipe, I thought of her. Who doesn’tlike chocolate or peanut butter? And when you […]