Toasted Almond Cocktail – Kahlua Amaretto Cream

Kahlua Amaretto Cream Cocktail

Amaretto is one of my favorite liqueurs. The flavor of almonds is just delicious and I use them all the time in recipes for both food and drinks.   This Kahlua Amaretto cream is a great cocktail recipe that is perfect to serve at a cocktail party. This Toasted Kahlua Amaretto cream Cocktail is creamy and…

White Russian Kahlua Cocktail

White Russian Kahlua Cocktail

I love the coffee taste of Kahlua in cocktail recipes.  I’m not a coffee drinker but the smoothness of Kahlua is a great taste sensation.  This White Russian Kahlua cocktail combines that taste with vodka and cream for a great tasting drink. Kahlua Vodka and Cream makes a great White Russian Cocktail. This drink, as…

Dark Russian Kahlua Cocktail

Dark Russina Kahlua cocktail

Here is another of my favorite Kahlua cocktail recipes.  I’m not a coffee drinker but the smoothness of Kahlua is a great taste sensation.  This dark Russian Kahlua cocktail combines that taste with vodka, chocolate milk, and cream for a great tasting drink. Add chocolate to your vodka and Kahlua for a Dark Russian Cocktail…

Fresh Rosemary – Herb to Grow in Patio Containers

How to grow rosemary

Fresh rosemary is one of my favorite spices.  I use it all the time in Italian cooking and also in many of my chicken recipes.  The favor is robust and the fresh herb is so much more flavorful than the dried version.  I use it all the time when I cook chicken, lamb and beef…

Freezing Buttermilk – Why waste part of the Container?

Freezing Buttermilk

If you are like me, you will find that most recipes call for much less than a carton of buttermilk and the rest of it can go to waste before you use it again in another recipe.  Don’t waste the rest of the container.  Freezing Buttermilk is the answer. Don’t Waste – Freezing Buttermilk is…

Cuban Breeze – Amaretto, Vodka & Pineapple Juice

Cuban Breeze

Looking for a refreshing cocktail recipe that gives a tropical feeling when you drink it?  The Cuban Breeze cocktail combines Amaretto, vodka and pineapple juice for a refreshing tropical style drink with just a hint of almonds. Enjoy the taste of Almonds with A Cuban Breeze I first became acquainted with Amaretto when I lived…

Sweet Tomatoes – Baking Soda in the Soil is the Trick

Vegetable gardening is so satisfying and home grown tomatoes are at the top of my favorites list. There is nothing at all like those that you buy in the stores. Even the vine ripened ones can’t compare in taste to the sweetness of those you grow yourself. Here is a neat tip to get the…

Soften Brown Sugar With Bread – Today’s Cooking Tip

soften brown sugar

Brown sugar is great in recipes but if you don’t use the whole box of it, you will likely find a hardened mess the next time you open the box.   No need to throw it away!  Just use this cooking tip to soften brown sugar easily. Use this tip to Soften Brown Sugar Add a…

DIY Stainless Steel Cleaner – Today’s Household tip

Do it yourself Stainless steel cleaner

There is nothing quite like the look of stainless steel appliances in a kitchen.  They are very popular right now and most kitchens seem to have them.  But one of the problems associated with them is how on earth do you get rid of the fingerprints that seem to accumulate on them without spending a…

Athlete’s Foot Remedy – Household Vinegar

Athlete's foot remedy

Battling the itching and burning of athlete’s foot can be a real chore and quite painful.  There are many remedies that you an purchase but this natural athletes foot remedy is simple to do and very inexpensive. DIY Athletes Foot Remedy All you will need is vinegar -both white vinegar and work. (affiliate link) Soak…

DIY Jumbo Tape Dispenser – Sort out all those Rolls

DIY project to hold all your tapes

I have tons of rolls of tapes.  I use them all regularly, but trying to find them when I need them is frustrating, since I can’t remember where I used them last.  This DIY Jumbo Tape Dispenser solves that problem for good. This DIY Jumbo Tape Dispenser  Puts your Tapes all in one place. I…

Basic Cheese Quiche – A Hearty Main Course Delight

Basic cheese quiche

This basic cheese quiche is so easy to make, there is no reason to buy store bought versions of it.  As a bonus, you get all the goodness of home made without any of the chemicals of retail convenience food. Basic Cheese Quiche – Tasty and Easy to Make I have shown the recipe here…

Fresh Strawberry Oatmeal Bars – Summer time Treat

strawberry bars

These Fresh Strawberry Oatmeal Bars are made from and fresh strawberries just brought home from the Farmer’s market.  The recipe uses a fresh strawberry sauce.  (You can use preserves like all the other strawberry bars call for, but it won’t taste the same.) Fresh Strawberry Oatmeal Bars – Bring on Summer If you have a…

Devein Shrimp – Easy How To Cooking Project

Shrimp don’t actually have veins, since their circulatory system is open. But they do have a long line down their back which looks like a vein, which is a bit unsightly. For that reason, and for health issues, learning how to devein shrimp is one of those necessary cooking tips. Sometimes this may have been…