Ice Cream Pizza

Ice Cream Pizza

I was looking for something special to make for my stepfather’s birthday dinner and decided to try this.  Oh, my.  It was delicious.  I especially liked it because it was easy and SO versatile.  You’ll see what I mean after you read the recipe. Ingredients: Family-size brownie mix (1) Ice cream (2) Toppings (3) Directions: Mix up the brownies according to package directions.  … [Read more...]

Salmonettes

Salmonettes

My husband really loves salmon so I’m always on the lookout for good salmon recipes.  This recipe for Salmonettes was easy to make, and with a little doctoring, a definite keeper.  The Salmonettes were great for sandwiches but were a little plain to eat by themselves.  A few added spices and this will be a winner. Ingredients: 1 can (14-3/4 ounces) salmon 1 egg, lightly beaten ½ cup … [Read more...]

Chicken & Bean Chili

Chicken & Bean Chili

This delicious Chicken & Bean Chili is so easy to make and it tastes great.  Don’t be scared off by the long list of ingredients – it’s mainly spices.  And if you don’t have one of the spices, leave it out (except the cumin – that’s the most important one). Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 cans … [Read more...]

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

I’m always looking for good side dishes and this one was delicious!  I’ll definitely be making it again. Ingredients: 4 cups cubed Yukon Gold potatoes (1) 3 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon garlic salt ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon pepper (2) 4 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese (3) Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray cookie sheet … [Read more...]

Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

My mother-in-law is a great cook and I’ve gotten most of my favorite recipes from her.  This Red Lentil Soup is a recent one.  Okay – it’s not my favorite but David likes it a lot. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils (1) 1-1/2 teaspoon ground mustard 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger (can omit) (2) 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon tumeric 1 can … [Read more...]

Apple Crumble (GF)

Apple Crumble

My husband LOVES dessert but since he’s been eating gluten free, he hasn’t had dessert very often.  Until we know for sure that he’s gluten intolerant, I don’t want to invest in all the different kinds of flours because they’re expensive!  But I found this recipe for apple crumble that’s gluten free so I made it for him and he liked it a lot. Ingredients: 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, … [Read more...]

Pizza Frittata

Pizza Frittata

I’ve seen this recipe in magazines for several years and wanted to try it but never had an opportunity.  I finally made it – with a few modifications, of course.  It’s a keeper! Ingredients: 6 oz. (3/4 of 8-oz. package) Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened (1) 6 eggs ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon dried basil ¼ teaspoon oregano leaves 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/2 cups sliced fresh … [Read more...]