My dad was a great cook!

My dad was a great cook! My mother was absolutely DREADFUL in the kitchen! She got better over time, but she had no flare for discovery, invention and no sense of why baking soda was NOT a good substitute for baking powder in a pancake recipe! My father taught me to...

Meatless Meals

Well, I’ve been looking for new meatless meals to try and this week’s is from Finding Joy In My Kitchen. ¬†Zucchini Parmesan is our new meal for the week. I’m really excited to try it. Not everyone in my family like zucchini but many of us like...

Waffles

This is my favorite waffle recipe and I’ve used it for 26 years. They come out light and fluffy in my Belgian waffle iron. The secret is beating the egg whites and folding them in to the batter. Wish I had pictures but we eat them too quickly! ūüėČ Waffles 1 3/4 c...

Pizza crust/calzones

Here is a variation of my old crust recipe.  The kids liked it.  This will make 5 large pizzas  or 13 calzones. In mixer bowl place: 4 c tepid (about 100 degrees) water 4 T yeast 4 t honey Stir gently with whisk to dissolve yeast and honey.  Let proof (bubble up) for...

Cowboy Bake

Cowboy Bake 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 T olive oil 1 lb chicken breast, cubed 1 10.oz can tomatoes 1 C frozen corn kernels pinch of chili powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 C of your favorite cheese, grated. For topping: 1 8.5oz package of corn muffin mix...