Peanut Butter Waffles

Simple scratch recipe that is inexpensive to make.  It takes only flour, sugar, oil, peanut butter, baking powder and milk. The waffles are easy to make because they don’t require extra work of beating egg whites or mixing batter the night before with yeast.  You just place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and…

Simple Sweet and Salty Snack Mix

Simple easy sauce to pour over your choice of cereal, snacks, nuts and crackers that is baked in a slow oven  . The choice of what you want in the mix is  what you like or have on hand.  The sauce is made from sugar, butter, vegetable oil, soy sauce, garlic powder and salt. After…

Maple Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Maple apple cider vinaigrette is a light fruity salad dressing that you will love. It is made from apple cider or juice, apple vinegar, pure maple syrup, oil, and spices.  It blends up quickly and will keep a couple of weeks in the refrigerator. I bought a bottle of this in a discount store a…

Creamy Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake

Delicate cherry cake with a cream cheese cake layer that has a crumb topping.  The cake takes fresh chopped Bing cherries, eight ounce package cream cheese, orange juice and almond extract.  The cake, cream cheese layer and crumb topping is layered and baked together.  It tastes like a cherry cheese Danish without all the work….

Easy Egg Rolls and Chicken Lo Mein

Egg rolls are easy to make and not expensive.  Just takes premade wrappers, ground meat, shredded cabbage, shredded carrot, chopped green onion, ginger, soy sauce and frying oil.  Pair it up with a quick chicken lo mein stir fry for a satisfying Asian meal.      

Cherry Tomato Crouton Salad

A zesty salad that take no time to prepare for yourself or a crowd.  Make croutons your self from slices of bread.  Other ingredients are cherry tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, fresh basil and olive oil vinaigrette. The salad can be served by it’s self or on a bed of greens. Also you can use the cheese…

Walnut Peach Quick Bread

A way to use up fresh peaches before they spoil.  The recipe makes 3 small loaves from 3 peaches and is simple to make from ingredients that is in your cupboard.  The walnuts are optional if you don’t have any.  Perfect recipe when you are cooking for a small family or just your self. It…

Sour Cream and Dill Cucumber Salad

Refreshing salad for those hot summer months.  Just slice up some cucumbers, radishes, onions and dress with a dill and sour cream.  The dressing is made from sour cream, dill, lemon juice and a tiny bit of horseradish for just a kick.  If you are serving kids just leave out the horseradish which is optional….

Tomato Corn and Cucumber Salsa

Fresh salsa from cucumbers, tomatoes, corn, onion, cilantro, and red bell pepper that is wonderful on a hot summer day.  Lime juice and some spices finishes off the flavor.  You can adjust the recipe to make it to your taste.  Leave out the onion, garlic and heat to make it kid friendly.  It is great…

Peanut Butter Oat Quick Bread

Yummy loaf of sweet bread that is easy to make from items that are in your cupboard which stirs up quickly, You will need a jar of peanut butter, sugar, flour, egg, oatmeal, and milk.  While it is baking the bread smells so good. Serve warm with butter, favorite jam or cream cheese. The oat…