Sunday, January 20, 2019 7:35 pm

Oreo Cookie Cheesecake

CRUST 1 1/4 graham cracker crumbs 1/3 unsalted butter 1/4 firmly packed light brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon FILLING 2 pounds cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 Tablespoons flour 4...

Creamy White Bean Chili

The weather has turned on us here in my part of Southern California. The nighttime temperatures have dipped below freezing and in response, I have been making soup. Tonight, it was a White Chicken Chili. Oh man, was it delish. Hope you enjoy it, too. By the way, this will work very well in your crockpot

Healthy Strawberry Banana Popsicles

The melody of the ice cream truck coming down our street always found us kids begging Mom for something cool on a hot summer day. The sweet treats found on the truck were not so nutritious, but fun all the same. Here’s an alternative that includes good-for-you ingredients. You will just have to hum your own tune as you open the freezer.

Smokey Pork and Beans Chili

I don’t always know in the morning what I’ll be in the mood for at the end of the day. Sometimes, I just opt...

Pumpkin Dump Cake and Homemade Whipped Cream

Autumn has finally has arrived! It's my favorite time of the year. If you're like me, you long for your house to spell of...

Enlightened Cheesy Mac with a Twist

I love food. I love to shop for it, prepare it, and eat it. My daughter who also likes food, calls us recreational cooks. We do it for relaxation as well as for creativity. The only downfall of enjoying this activity the way we do is unwanted weight gain.

Honey of an Egg Whole Wheat Bread

Close your eyes and imagine bread or rolls from your favorite restaurant...A server carries in a basket of piping hot bread, with the aroma trailing behind, and places it on the table. The fragrance brings smiles as the basket is passed and each person pulls out a roll or a slice of warm bread.  

Hello, Fall! Tomato Basil Soup

Fall has arrived, and even the weather noticed and brought us a chill this morning. Cooler weather sparks thoughts of simmering soups and warm bread. Here’s one recipe that is delicious and quite easy to make. Pair it with a grilled cheese sandwich for a cozy lunch or lite supper.

Beat the Heat with a Dump Dinner: Beef and Broccoli

Cooking in the crock pot for summer is a cool idea. Here is a simple Dump Dinner that will make those busy summer days...

Modern Wheat Makes Today’s Bread Harmful

Did you know a slice of bread will raise your blood-sugar level higher than a teaspoon of sugar? For centuries, people flourished by consuming bread, however, wheat is not the same today as it was one hundred years ago

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