Microwaved Spaghetti Squash Side Dish Bowl

A really cool way to serve spaghetti squash that is quick and easy. You don’t have to bake this squash and it turns out great. It is a way to cook it when you don’t want to heat the oven or the house. I like to eat it this way as a quick vegetable side…

Curly Kale Chicken Cannellini Soup

Hearty Fall soup that is easy to make.  Kale is delicious in vegetable soups and adds great color to bean soups.  Add some grated carrots and a chopped fresh tomatoes will make an appealing presentation to a bean soup. Serve it with corn bread or crusty rolls with lots of butter. I started with enough…

Corn Waffles and Chicken

The corn waffles is the star of this meal.  It not just any waffle but light and fluffy corn waffles.  The waffle batter is made from cream corn and beaten egg whites folded in the batter.  If you don’t have a waffle iron this batter makes a wonderful pancake.  It is perfect to pair up…

Tomato Soup Aspic

A wonderful retro gelatin recipe that has stood the test of time.  It is made from a can of concentrated tomato soup, unflavored gelatin, chopped vegetables and Worcestershire sauce.  In addition to that there is red wine, a small amount of lemon gelatin and some herbs.   This is a salad that you will have…

Wienerschnitzel (Veal Cutlets)

Thinly cut breaded and crispy fried veal cutlets that is part of Austrian and German cuisine. It is easy to make and if veal is not available other thinly cut meats can be used such as pork and chicken.  The meat is cut thin and pounded to make it thinner.  It is then dredged in…

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…

Brown Rice Turkey Meatball Primavera

A weeknight meal that is easy to make.  Brown rice cooked in chicken broth and topped with turkey meatballs, vegetables and mushroom sauce.  You can make the meatballs yourself or purchase them in your frozen food section at the grocery.  The vegetables are frozen carrots, cauliflower and broccoli.  That sauce base is a can of…

Crockpot Express Pressure Cooker Boston Baked Beans

This is a no fail recipe from dried navy pea beans.  The beans are not presoaked before cooking in the pressure cooker.  Not everyone has time or remembers to presoak the dried beans or 6 hours to slow roast a pot, but you can still have Boston baked beans in a couple of hours. Normally…

Shrimp Scampi (Cooking for 2)

Shrimp Scampi in a elegant lemon garlic butter sauce over pasta, is an easy and quick to prepare in just 30 minutes.  Serve with salad, rolls and white wine to complete the delicious meal for two people.  A few lighted candles and you have a romantic meal in a flash.

Senate Bean Soup (How to Can)

  It is nice to have jars of bean soup on hand for a quick meal.  A quart jar will make 4 servings when you add cooked potatoes and thicken with instant potatoes. Season to taste and serve with broccoli cheese cornbread. I have a Carey Pressure Cooker.  It is an 8 quart automatic pressure…