When my Fibromyalgia symptoms forced me to stop working, I had lots of time on my hands and decided that my new "job" was to become a domestic goddess. So I turned on the television...
This recipe is my version of a Tasty Cajun-Like Turkey Soup that makes use of every bit of your tasty leftover thanksgiving bird.
There are lots of variations for this soup. Use ham or bacon your preference. You can also make it with red potatoes instead of baking potatoes. I leave the skin on to add extra nutrition.
My secret when making jambalaya is to make and use my own Shrimp Stock. I also prefer to use shredded rather than cubed chicken.
This version features black beans, brocoli and feta cheese. As usual for me, I use homemade stock when cooking the couscous. Garlic, lemon and a good quality olive oil make a tasty dressing.
Homemade stock provides a nutritious base for soups and stews as well as a great flavor enhancer for rice and pasta. And when you make it from scraps it is one of the best ways to save money.
Lugging in a box of tomatoes from the farmer's market, my son Bobby announced that he'd make Bruschetta tonight. He hand-picked his ingredients and went to work on this Delicious Garden Treat.
This recipe for Homemade Freezer Guacamole is easy as pie to make and is less messy than most conventional recipes. Use it right away or store it until your next party in your freezer bag.
Dried garlic makes wonderful gifts. You can get a 5 lb bag of garlic at Costco for under $6 so there isn't any reason not to experiment with drying your own garlic.
Pierogi are half circular dumplings of unleavened dough, stuffed with one or more ingredients: mashed potatoes, cheese, cabbage, sauerkraut, meat, mushrooms, spinach...
The garlic oil is great as a base for salad dressings, for saute-ing vegetables and meats, and as a dipping sauce with crusty bread. We love to drizzle it on pizza fresh out of the oven too!