Chocolate Waffles/Pancakes


For my kids this has become one of their favorite breakfast requests the past coupld of years.  They finally helped in making it the last two times and were surprised when I poured in the coffee. What you’ll need:2 ounces unsweetened chocolate (more or less)5 Tbls butter1 1/2 c Flour1/2 cup of cocoa powder (I […]


Posted by on October 31, 2011

Stuffed Chicken Breast


Here is another tried and true recipe.  Made this for everyone last night and even the sauce was spooned out over garlic bread so they could finish it all off.   INGREDIENTS (Here is what you will need):4 skinless, boneless, chicken breast halves.  NOTE:  I have found that it is best when you buy these from […]


Posted by on April 17, 2011

Oven Bake Macaroni and Cheese


This is a favorite of my kids.  From time to time I subsitute 8-12 oz of the Vermont White Extra Sharp Cheddar cheese with Pepper Jack cheese instead.  Makes a nice tasty twist. First here is what you need:  12 oz shredded cheddar cheese (Vermont-white) 8 oz shredded cheddar cheese (Vermont-white) 4 cups milk 4 […]


Posted by on April 3, 2010

Mmm … Apple Crisp


I need to go search for more of my old hard drives.  I think I have gathered most of my recipes to start posting.  This one has me going to the store to get rolled oats.  src=”http://s.wordpress.com/wp-includes/images/smilies/icon_biggrin.gif”> Let’s start with preheating the oven to 350 degrees, k.  Why you ask?  Well, whilst you are preparing […]


Spinach, Chicken, and Wild Rice Soup


Okay, so I promised I would start posting some recipes that I have created, written down, or used in the past.  Some of you have been my “guinea pigs”, thankfully none reading this have been “victims” of my cooking.  Well, at least to my knowledge, if you felt like a “victim” please let me know!  […]


BBQ Ribs


What you’ll need to get started:6 pounds pork spareribs1 1/2 cups white sugar1/4 cup salt2 1/2 tablespoons ground black pepper3 tablespoons sweet paprika1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste2 tablespoons garlic powderLater in the process you will need:5 tablespoons pan drippings1/2 cup chopped onion4 cups ketchup3 cups hot water4 tablespoons brown sugarcayenne pepper to taste […]


Posted by on August 8, 2008

Key Lime Pie


What you will need: 1 – .3-oz box sugar free lime flavor gelatin¼ cup boiling water2 containers (8 oz each) Key Lime Pie flavor light yogurt1 container (8 oz) frozen fat free whipped topping1 – 9” reduced fat graham cracker pie crust  How to prepare:In large bowl, dissolve gelatin in boiling water. With wire whisk, stir in […]


Posted by on February 8, 2008

Parmesan Pork Tenderloin


What you will need:  1LB.    Pork Tenderloin3Tbsp  Seasoned bread crumbs1Tbsp  Grated parmesan cheese1tsp    salt1/8tsp pepperCooking oil spray1 small onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced  How to prepare: Cut the tenderloin crosswise into 8 slices approximately 1” thick.Place the cut side of the tenderloin down on it’s cut surface and flatten to ½” thickness. Start heating large […]


Posted by on February 8, 2008

Coffee Cake


This is an easy coffee cake, baked in a square or round layer-cake pan.INGREDIENTS:Topping:1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour (sift before measuring)1/4 cup butter, room temperature1 teaspoon cinnamon.Cake:1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour (sift before measuring)2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg, beaten3/4 cup sugar1/3 cup melted butter1/2 cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla […]


Posted by on February 2, 2008

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