Spinach Basil Pesto Pasta and Shrimp

Spinach Basil Pesto Pasta and Shrimp

This is an easy recipe for spinach basil pesto bow tie pasta. I created a spinach pesto to add some more nutrition to a classic pesto. I saw a...

The Resurgence of Canning and a Basic Tutorial

The Resurgence of Canning and a Basic Tutorial

When I was a kid, canning was something my family did to save money. It was something associated, at least to me, with being poor. I learned basic canning...

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Colorful Easter Cupcakes and The Best Frosting I Have Ever Had

Happy Easter everyone! My son and I made these cute cupcakes yesterday. We used a simple devil’s food cake mix. I added an extra egg and a box of...

Orange Marmalade

Orange Marmalade

Do you want your home to smell citrus fresh, then try this delicious recipe for orange marmalade. I had a big bag of oranges in my refrigerator that no...

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring has sprung, and its time for some spring cleaning. I have been cleaning like crazy the past few days, and still have much to do. I like to...

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

I am feeling much better, and am back to cooking and baking. I am going to start to make an effort to stop buying ice cream or other prepared...

Peanuts and Coke

Peanuts and Coke

The central Florida region has been plagued with Gastroenteritis lately. Unfortunately, my son and I both got it. For him though, it lasts 12 hours, and for me, a...

Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna Steak

Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna Steak

I saw the most amazing tuna steaks on an episode of Alton Brown’s Good Eats quite a while ago. I had been meaning to make the tuna ever since,...

carrotsoup

Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup

This is a quick and easy recipe for carrot ginger coconut soup. It is full of flavor and goes great with potstickers, egg rolls, or wontons. I got the...

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Greek Chicken Orzo

This is a delicious recipe for a greek style orzo and chicken. I used boneless skinless chicken breasts, but you could easily use boneless skinless thighs or bone in,...

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

Delicious chicken parmesan, this is one of our go to easy comfort food dinners. I make this dish in the same basic method that I use for my eggplant...

My Dad's Fried Oysters

My Dad's Fried Oysters

I know, I know, you either love the oyster, or can’t stand it. So if you have an appreciation, keep reading, if not, that’s fine too.  I have loved...

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