Peanut Butter Cup Pretzel Bars

This is a great recipe for leftover chocolate candy bars. You can customize this recipe using whatever candy bars you have on hand. For example, replace the peanut butter cups with Snickers Bars, Milky Way Bars or your favorite candy … Continue reading

Chicken Posole

Posole, which means hominy, is a thick soup that originated in pre-Columbian times with the Aztecs. The history of the soup is interesting but if I told you what it was originally made from I doubt you would eat it! … Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts with Crisp Bacon and Balsamic Glaze

Reed, my two year old grand-nephew was visiting the other day. He is allergic to peanuts and his parents are trying to teach him about his allergy. His father told me he came up with this response all by himself. … Continue reading

Mimi’s Meatballs with Marinara

I would love to tell you that this is an old family recipe but it isn’t! This recipe makes 28 meatballs plus sauce, enough food for a friends and family dinner. Ricotta cheese and grated onion make the meatballs soft … Continue reading

Watermelon Slices with Tajin

This recipe is so simple that I hesitate to call it a recipe! Instead of sprinkling watermelon with salt, Doc and I use a Hispanic all-purpose seasoning called Tajin. Tajin isn’t salty or spicy. It changes the flavor of the … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Pie

This is one of my family’s favorite pies. This may sound unusual but I usually make it with a graham cracker crust instead of a regular pie crust. The graham cracker crust won’t get soggy and the pie will stay … Continue reading

Salsa

Doc and I love Mexican food. Chips and salsa are our favorite. You won’t believe how easy salsa is to make! Salsa 28 ounce can whole tomatoes with juice 7 ounces pickled jalapeño nacho slices, drained and juice reserved 1 … Continue reading