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  • Grits Bake
    A Quick Grits Breakfast
    The hardest meal to plan for during the day for me is breakfast. I don't know why, that's just the way it is. One day while pondering what to do for breakfast, a box of Alber's Quick Grits were discovered in the pantry. On the side of...
  • Zucchini Squash
    Low carb zucchini au gratin recipe perfect for entertaining
    This zucchini au gratin recipe is perfect for entertaining as a side dish or main course as well. It is great for those on a low carb lifestyle and easy to prepare.ZUCCHINI AU GRATIN 3 lbs zucchini or other squash, unpeeled, cut into 1/2"...
  • Pink Ribbon Cupcakes and Mason Jar Pink Lemonade
    Top Ten Breast Cancer Bake Sale Recipes
    October is almost upon us. This month we come together in the fight against breast cancer. We honor our loved ones, ensure support is given and inspire hope in the hearts of all that one day we may find a cure.Out of the many ways to raise funds,...
  • Boston brown bread
    Boston brown bread; a New England favorite (Video)
    Boston brown bread; that delicious, sweet, moist brown bread that came in a can and tasted like a dessert. Often served with ice cream or whipped cream, it was a favorite rich, dense bread loved by everyone at the dinner table. The name brown...
  • Baked Buttermilk Pecan Chicken
    Baked Buttermilk Pecan Chicken Recipe
    Step away from the ordinary fried chicken and try this healthier and more flavorful alternative. The unique addition of pecans adds an extra depth of flavor as well as antioxidants and fiber. Even the kids will love it.Ingredients: 4 chicken...
  • Ice Cream
    Ice Cream, You Scream, Let's All Scream
    Summer is almost coming to and end. Homemade ice cream can keep us all in touch with the season and our childhood. Preparing your own ice cream means you are in charge of cost andingredients. I found an amazing web blog that gives you the best of...
  • No-fry French fries
    No-fry French fries recipe
    Craving those salty straws with the crispy outer layer and soft inside?Instead of driving to the nearest fast food joint or picking up a frozen bag at the super market, make them at home.Here is a healthier method that is guaranteed to satisfy...
  • Cherry Tomato Gratin
    Cherry Tomato Gratin
    Cherry Tomato GratinIngredients1 pint of cherry tomatoes4 oz. panko breadcrumbs¼ cup pecorino romano1 tablespoon fresh basil1 garlic clove1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oilsalt & pepper, to tastePutting it all togetherPre-heat your...
  • Zucchini Bread
    Zucchini Bread
    I bought lots of fruit and vegetables at my local farmer’s market yesterday, still unsure what I was going to make this week. Then I noticed that today is National Zucchini Bread Day. I found this recipe on one of my favorite food blogs,...
  • Cream Puffs
    Cream Puffs
    Cream Puffsby Chef Laura at HomeIngredients{Pate a choux pastry}1cup water8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter½ teaspoon salt1 ½ teaspoons granulated sugar1 cup all purpose flour3 to 4 eggs, plus 1 egg for egg wash{For the filling...
  • Potato Skins
    Top 10 ways to use potato peels
    Here is a list of ten (10) things that you can do with these nutritious morsels. In most cases, just pull out the amount of peels that you need from the freezer and let thaw in the fridge first:(Please refer to the article Green Recipes 101: How...
  • Potatoes
    Green Recipes 101: How to prepare potato peels
    Potato peelers are considered a no-no, in green circles, when it comes to preparing a meal that includes spuds. We try to use everything when cooking and potato peels should be included. Since the peels are the most nutritious part, it would be a...
  • Grilled Pizza
    Grilled Pizza
    So now that it's cold outside you're probably not using the grill as much. This grilled pizza recipe can be made in the oven just by using a pizza stone. Turn your oven on as hot as it goes, making sure the pizza stone heats up with the...
  • Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Ginger Infused Cream Cheese Frosting
    Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Ginger Infused Cream Cheese Frosting
    Many people in Portland are always looking for that special dessert that includes all their favorite fall flavors; pumpkin, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg. Well this delightful little cupcake includes all those and more. Many Portlanders can't wait...
  • Pumpkin Cookies
    Pumpkin Cookies
    While many people in Portland often over buy their canned pumpkin this time of year, here is a sweet treat you can try with some of your extras. Many Portlanders love this cookie because it is different from the usual chocolate chip or oatmeal...