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Swedish Mealballs

Swedish Mealballs These Swedish meatballs are cooked on stove top then finished in the oven, or I’ve found they work well in a slow cooker. The meatballs work for a meal, potlluck, buffet party, or as an appetizer. They’re just plain good. Ingredients: Meatballs: 1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs, about 3 slices bread 1/2 cup […]

Scrumptious Poppy Seed Cake

This cake has been in my family for years. The recipe was given to me by my sister many years ago, and we’ve all loved it. Though it looks a bit more complicated than Paula thought (a character in my upcoming April 2014 novel release), it’s well-worth the time, and it’s not difficult. I serve […]

Butterfinger Dessert – Low calorie

If you’re a Weight Watcher or someone who looks for ways to eat good food and keep calories low, this is a dessert to look at. I’ve made it and enjoy it very much. The only fattening ingredient is the Butterfinger candy bar so use less if you prefer.  No matter, I’m sure you will […]

Oven Fried Zucchini Sticks

Oven Fried Zucchini Sticks This excellent recipe is so good I wanted to share it with you. Oven-baked zucchini sticks taste as good as the regular deep-fried version with only a fraction of the fat and calories. Serve the sticks with a side of your favorite marinara sauce for dipping or you can eat them […]

Puppy Chow Snack Mix

When I was in Sedona entertaining lots of guests, one of my LI author friends, I believe, gave us this recipe. Since it contained two of my favorite ingredients — chocolate and peanut butter — I was excited to try it so with company arriving, I made a batch. I’d never heard of Crispix cereal […]


Tips For The Kitchen

Besides beging a novelis and a singer, I love cooking. Before my writing career took so much time, I had dinner parties and party events for every occasion because I loved to cook and try out new recipes. Though I don’t cook as much now, I still enjoy creating interesting recipes and enjoying them with […]

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 […]