Jazz up Boring Chicken

We have all, at some point when deciding what to make for dinner, sat & stared at a plain piece of chicken or fish and waited patiently for inspiration to hit us between the eyes. Duck, because the wait is over! The following fresh strawberry salsa recipe is a healthy & delicious bowl of flavor & […]

Pflaumenkuchen Lttle Plum Cakes

When I was a young girl living at home we had this wonderful older neighbor lady who was of German descent and worked for a family as their housekeeper and cook.  She used to make some of the most wonderful treats, especially around the holidays and one of the things she made were little cakes […]

What is Plumpynut

World hunger has been an ongoing concern throughout history, but it has only been brought to the attention of the whole world in recent decades, and malnutrition is one of the results of this tragic situation. For decades, the more fortunate areas of the world have been haunted by pictures of small, thin children with […]

Hersheys Chocolate Syrup Versus Nestles

Both Hershey and Nestle’s chocolate syrups can be found in many different supermarkets around the world.  The chocolate syrups are usually used to add flavor to cold milk or as an ice cream topping.  Some people may even try to use them in recipes, such as brownie mixtures.  Hershey and Nestle’s chocolate syrups contain real […]

Simple Guacamole

Good guacamole is absolutely essential to Mexican dishes (just like salsa), and this is another simple recipe that can be downright addictive! Ingredients 2 ripe avocados, peeled, seeded1/2 tsp ground cumin1/2 Roma tomato, seeded & diced1/4 cup sweet white onion, minced jalapeno, seeded & minced1 tbsp fresh lime juicesea salt & cayenne pepper to taste […]

The Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is a corn product, but there’s nothing really natural about it. It’s been enzymatically processed in a different way from normal digestion, so that the simple sugar glucose changes into fructose. That makes it a lot sweeter than you’d expect corn to be. How sweet is high fructose corn syrup? Well, […]

Dressing up Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs are good on their own but dressing them up makes them great. There are many different and creative ways to dress up scrambled eggs to turn them from an average meal to an extraordinary meal. A way to dress up scrambled eggs that cannot actually be seen, is to add milk to them […]

Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

Ingredients: Chicken wings or drumsticks (actually, any part of chicken will work ) – 1 – 1.5 kg Honey – 1 cup Soy sauce – 3/4 cup Garlic – 4-5 cloves ( depends on the cloves’ size) Ginger – approx. 1 cubic cm Salt/pepper – 1/2 teaspoon each ( could be a little more or […]

Pumpkin Butter

Are you getting tired of the same plain butter for Thanksgiving? Want something to wow, your family and friends? Flavoring butter is always a simple and easy way to go, especially if your not a big cook. Most upscale restaurants flavor there butter with different things at different times of the year. And pumpkin butter […]