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Month: May 2014

Sweet Chili Garlic Meatballs Recipe

Sweet Chili Garlic Meatballs Recipe

Inspired by one of my friend’s meatball recipes (yes, that’s you Joe!), this is a simple and easy way to prepare a meatball appetizer for your next party.

Blue Crab Mousse Recipe

Blue Crab Mousse Recipe

A creamy blue crab spread for crackers, this recipe I believe came from the back of a can of Campbell’s soup in the 50’s or 60’s. My mom made this regularly for parties and gatherings and it is so good that there is always a crowd around it.

Smoked Pork Sirloin Tip Recipe

Smoked Pork Sirloin Tip Recipe

This pork was so tender, juicy and full of flavor. Smoked Pork Sirloin Tip is so much more juicier than other cuts of pork, mostly because it is dark meat and doesn’t dry out as quickly as white meat.

Family Style Bean Curd with Pork Recipe

Family Style Bean Curd with Pork Recipe

Family Style Bean Curd with Pork Recipe is one of my go to weeknight recipes. Quick to prepare, and doesn’t need much interaction. It is a more homestyle approach, as opposed to typical stir fry dishes you find in most Chinese Restaurants.

Grilled Chicken Two Ways Recipe

Grilled Chicken Two Ways Recipe

This is a great way to do grilled chicken for a crowd when someone you know is diabetic, but you still want to have traditional BBQ chicken with BBQ sauce.

Cream of Roasted Pepper Soup Recipe

Cream of Roasted Pepper Soup Recipe

This is more of a Cream of Roasted Vegetable Soup than just Roasted Peppers. But, the roasted peppers are the shining star.

Cherri’s Baked Fried-Like Chicken Recipe

Cherri’s Baked Fried-Like Chicken Recipe

This chicken has 3 ingredients. that’s it.  So simple, so easy, and is simply the best. My mom’s Baked Fried-Like Chicken will become a regular dish on your family dinner table.

Unstuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Unstuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Inspired by Cherri’s Stuffed Mushrooms, this hot appetizer is simple and easy giving you the taste of stuffed mushrooms without the fuss.

Grandma’s Banana Split Dessert Recipe

Grandma’s Banana Split Dessert Recipe

As summer approaches, so do summer picnics, potlucks, and family gatherings. This is the perfectly light tasting recipe which is perfect for a summer afternoon dessert. It’s called ‘Banana Split Dessert’ because that’s what it tastes like. The vanilla cream filling with the bananas, pineapple, whipped cream, ahhh. So amazing.

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”  ― W.C. Fields

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ― W.C. Fields

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”  ― W.C. Fields