Quick CINNAMON Bread

Quick breads are so easy and just the right size for me. This is basically a coffee cakebaked in a loaf pan. It’s mixed up injust a few minutes. This cinnamon version isone of our favorites. I’ve used real buttermilk and I’vealso made it with the substitute:1C milk + 1T vinegar or lemon juice;let it sit for […]

Pasta with Sausage Cream Sauce

The thing I love about this recipe is that it’s not only delicious and easy, but I can let it simmer on the stove for quite some time until I’m ready to serve dinner. That makes it agood pot luck or buffet dish. The addedcream is a nice flavor change from thetraditional pasta sauce.  I used bulk Italian sausage, but youcan use links and remove the […]

Fish ‘n Chips

For delicious crispy, crunchy oven-roasted fish I use crushed potato chips! Salt and Vinegar potato chips are my favorite, but you can use any type. You can also use any type of fish. My favorite is salmon. It’s an easy and quick dinner, also a favorite.  I used about 1-1/4 lbs salmon. Rinse, pat dry, and […]

Chicken A La Suisse

This is similar to Chicken Cordon Bleu, but  served with a buttery sherry cream sauce.This recipe is from 1980 and written on acute recipe card in my very large andoverflowing recipe file box. The chicken bundles are tender, flavorful andthe sauce is absolutely delicious. The chicken breasts I picked up at Fresh Marketwere very large, so I […]

Favorite Deviled Eggs

 Everybody loves deviled eggs.   Add eggs to a large pot and cover with water.  Add 2T vinegar. The vinegar helps with the  peeling later. Bring to a boil, cover, and take  off heat. let sit for 15 – 18 minutes. Drain off hot water and fill the pot with cold water. Peel when the eggs are […]

Spinach-Apple-Walnut Salad

I made this yummy spinach salad last night to go  with our dinner of grilled lamb. It was such a hit  that I couldn’t wait to have it again for lunch   today. The recipe serves 8, but you can easily make as much as you want.  It’s uncomplicated  and takes just minutes  to assemble. The lemon vinaigrette is the  perfect fresh dressing to go […]

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