Archives for September 2011

Roasted Shrimp Appetizer

Ina’s Roasted Shrimp Appetizer. Just as easy and more flavorful than boiled shrimp.

Ginger Pumpkin Bread

Here’s a twist on traditional pumpkin bread. It calls for ground ginger in the batter and crushed crystalized ginger on the glaze. I first made this this last year and my guinea pig friends declared it a keeper. The recipe makes two loaves, so you can enjoy one now and freeze the other to serve at Thanksgiving!

Baked Zucchini Sticks

OK – who remembers the eighties? Here’s a healthy version of the appetizer everyone served back then – Baked Zucchini Sticks.

White Chicken Chili

This fall I wanted to try a white chili, so I recently tried this recipe I found in my mom’s recipe file. Well, it’s a keeper! I made it on a football Saturday. I started it a little before the game and it was ready by halftime. I hope you try it next game day!

August Dinner Party

Be it ever so humble………..It’s great to be back home! As you probably noticed – I took August off, from the blog.  It wasn’t intentional.  I was out of town helping my mom recuperate from knee replacement surgery.  I had planned to publish a few posts, but between working part time, remotely, and acting as […]

Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Necessity is the mother of invention.  And so it was, I had friends coming over and had no sugar in the house. This was a problem because I was planning to make a peach and blueberry crisp using the same recipe as my apple crisp, which , you guessed it , includes sugar.  So onto […]

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