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…

Vegetable Manicotti – Healthy Italian Main Course Recipe

vegetable manicotti

This vegetable manicotti is loaded with the fresh taste of lots of vegetables but has a richness from the sauce and cheese that will delight even meat eaters. My whole family is very fond of Italian meals.  However, most of them are loaded with fat and calories, so it is up to me to try…

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. I have also made several recipes of quiches, some with crusts and some with no…

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…

Ground Beef Manicotti – Hearty Italian Main Course Recipe

Ground Beef Manicotti

This ground beef Manicotti adds a nice mix to the normal manicotti recipe with just beef and  ricotta cheese.  It is a great way to get kids to eat their vegetables and not complain.   The whole dish is topped with store bought Italian sauce to save on time and then sprinkled with your favorite cheese. …

Greek Salad with Kalamata Olives and Goat Cheese

Greek Salad

This tasty Greek Salad combines tomatoes, green peppers and cucumbers in a tangy lemon and olive oil dressing.  It combines Goat cheese  and Kalamata olives for a nice change and makes a great side dish. Mediterranean inspired recipes make use of real natural flavors that are heart healthy and just full of flavor. This salad…

Lemon Garlic Broccoli – Tasty Side Dish

lemon garlic broccoli

This easy Lemon Garlic Broccoli is a great go to recipe to make on those busy week nights when you are strapped for time.  My family loves vegetables and it’s nice to try new ways with old favorites like broccoli.  It’s easy to get a real depth of flavor by just adding a few extra…

Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Laughing Cow Cheese

Stuffed portabello mushrooms

I really love stuffed portobello mushrooms. They are so creamy, warm and delicious.  I make them all the time and am always looking for new ideas on how to prepare them.  This idea for using Laughing Cow cheese came to me in my sleep last night. Laughing Cow Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms. Normally I just use…

Veracruzana Cocktail – Pineapple Basil Tequila

veracruzana cocktail

Hello Summer time and its long evenings!  Perfect for refreshing fruit cocktail recipes. This Veracruzana Cocktail is my drink of the day. The list of ingredients  in it is a reminder of everything we love to help us unwind on a sizzling summer day. Veracruzana Cocktail – Perfect Summer Fruit Drink The recipe combines Patron tequila,…

Malibu Earl Grey Paradise Punch – Refreshing High Ball

Cocktail recipes are so much fun to share with friends. This Malibu Earl Gray Paradise Punch is a great drink to share with friends.  It combines traditional Earl Grey Tea (will Delight your English buddies) and Malibu original rum for a refreshing summer time drink. Malibu Earl Gray Paradise Punch – Great Summer Drink When…

Tikka Masala Curry with Canneloni Beans and Cashews

Tikka Masala Crock pot curry from thegardeningcook.com

My husband and I love Indian curry and we love to eat this when we go out to our favorite Indian restaurants. Here in Raleigh, Indian restaurants seem to be jinxed. We just get a favorite one and then it closes.  So, it was up to me to come up with my own version of…