Tag: milk

Healthy Cranberry Oat Muffins

Healthy Cranberry Oat Muffins are delicious, filling and perfect for folks wanting low-fat muffin recipes.  I’ve baked up a few batches for Charlie and myself, the kids won’t touch’em.  These muffins are way too healthy for them. ;D The addition of regular rolled oats gives these muffins a heartier chew for your carbs.  And using […]

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Fresh Blueberry Cobbler

One of my favorite summer time dessert recipes is Fresh Blueberry Cobbler.  A very good friend of mine asked me to make this recipe for his birthday “cake”.  I couldn’t say no. And of course, I had to make sure it came with fresh, homemade, whipped cream topping.  It would be an absolute sin to […]

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Homemade Brown Sugar Ice Cream

Oh yea, you can trust that this is a real keeper as ice cream recipes go.  My family has disowned their all-time favorite vanilla for Brown Sugar Ice Cream.  It’s smooth with a nutty flavor without the nuts.  Every guinea pig, I mean, friend that has tried this homemade ice cream guesses there’s almond extract […]

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A Good Gravy Recipe for Breakfast Biscuits

This is my number one, no fail gravy recipe that I have used for well over 10 years. GOOD GRAVY RECIPE makes 2 cups 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 2 cups warmed milk Melt butter over low heat; add flour, salt and pepper; stir until well […]

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Apple Butterscotch Bread Pudding, My Way

I’ve never met a bread pudding I liked. It’s true. They’re gross.  They’re either too wet, overloaded with dark raisins, or they have that bourbon sauce all over it.  Yuck.  I watch friends and family members dive into restaurant made bread puddings then “ooo and awww” like it was the best thing ever.  I just […]

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Pretty Pumpkin Pancakes

I’m working on a new pumpkin pancakes recipe for SDR.  I need y’all to give this a try and let me know how it works out for your family.  Make it just as directed and see if it’s a worthy recipe.  We really enjoyed them and there weren’t any leftover.  I enjoyed one without syrup […]

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Super Fresh Broccoli Soup

Have you been looking around for really fresh tasting broccoli soup recipes? Well, I found one creamy, bright broccoli soup recipe that I think is a winner.  The original recipe comes out of a fairly new cookbook, Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass. (Click here to read the Amazon Reviews.)  I dig this book […]

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Pollock Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Here’s a healthy cookie recipe that you can eat without feeling guilty.  One of the tricks to keeping them light on the calorie count is using a 1-inch scoop to measure out the dough.  You can treat yourself to a great little cookie that’s not going to throw off your whole day. HERE’S ALL IT […]

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Green Tea Muffins

Green Tea Muffins are a lightly sweetened bread with a finer-grained cakelike texture with amazing quality tea from Mind Over MatchaA Love Affair with Green Tea.  We taste tested them at breakfast and completely gobbled them up.  I couldn’t help but think that this simple muffin recipe was intended to be served at brunch or […]

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Creamy Orange Yogurt Popsicles

All Summer long, my kiddos have been making their own popsicles.  Seeing Mom won’t buy foods containing high fructose corn syrup, they had no choice but to come up with a way to satisfy their desire for frozen treats.  Thankfully, Mom found a frozen yogurt ice cream recipe in a ice cream maker manual that […]

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Okra Salad Recipe

Okra salad has been around forever.  Of course, I just learned of it a few weeks ago.  First, after talking with one of my favorite local farmers.  Then a couple of days later, my good neighbor started telling me about her craving for okra salad.  They both described it the same way. “Cut up a […]

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Crispy Fried Okra Recipe

Whenever it’s fresh okra season, the first family favorite recipe I cook is crispy fried okra.  Truly fresh picked okra is tender, tender.  And when quickly fried, okra will crunch and dissolve in your mouth like popcorn. The trick to cooking good, crunchy, fried (not greasy) okra is having enough cooking oil in the pot […]

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Drinking Chocolate, Pure Indulgence

Ever have those moments when your soul is crying out for dark chocolate? Nothing else could sooth you more than having a deep, smoky layer of dark chocolate rolling over your tongue and filling your cheeks.  It can be the only thing to calm a hectic day or settle a highly hormonal day. Drinking chocolate […]

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Cinnamon Apple Muffins

This Cinnamon Apple Muffin recipe is super easy to pull together.  It doesn’t take long to bake them up.  They taste SO GOOD with juice, hot tea and coffee; not too sweet but just right. Full of soft, sweet apple bits and the cinnamon just makes them hard to stop eating.  Top half the batch […]

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Creamy Penne Pasta and Chikn

This creamy penne pasta and chikn was a HUGE HIT with the family, particularly my picky daughter.  After two bites, my son asked if there was enough for leftovers.  That should count for extra points, right? The picture above shows the adult dinner; topped with sliced grape tomatoes and sprinkled with red pepper flakes.  Naturally, […]

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