Category: Recipes

Food Searches: Sugar Cookies, Meatloaf, Porkchops. Eggnog

There’s no better meter than the holidays to earmark what people search for foodwise. Being that that this is December and holiday festivities are right around the corner, it’s interesting to use Yahoo as an example.  Top recipe searches YAHOO! FOOD this week (with my comments and recipe) 1) Sugar cookies – Amazing! People still bake and […]

Happy Hanukkah – Do You Have Hanukkah Gelt or Guilt?

Hanukkah starts on December 4 eve and lasts eight days. No, it’s not the Jewish Christmas but I can see how people think so because it happens in December and there’s an exchange of presents. When I was a kid, we would get a present every night of the week. They weren’t big presents but […]

Recipe – Turkey Soup – Made with Leftovers

I spent Thanksgiving with some friends and they gave me two drumsticks when I left. I like both white meat and dark meat, but the latter is more flavorful. Tonight I decided to make turkey soup. Here’s the recipe: I used one carton (32 oz) chicken broth – Bring to boil. Then I added the […]

Thanksgiving Memories

I love Thanksgiving leftovers. When I was a kid and all the family would gather and there was always room for one more. Most of the time I ate at the kids table but once I graduated to the adult table, I felt much wiser. We would eat early around 2 p.m. and then clean up. […]

Recipes: Spiced Candied Walnuts and Poppy Seed Orange Bread

Thank you to the SpiceHunter for these delicious recipes. The spiced candied walnuts make great hostess gifts and the poppy seed orange bread is a nice treat for guests who spent the night and wake up to steaming mugs of coffee or hot chocolate and a bit of breakfast bread nosh. Or invite some friends over for […]

Twinkling Turkey Recipe-Uses Twinkies for Turkey Stuffing (really)

This turkey stuffing recipe uses Twinkies for stuffing. Yes, it’s a stretch but reading could be believing. If you’re the betting kind, I bet your guests will never guess the secret ingredient… 1 (8 1/2 ounce) package yellow corn muffin mix, prepared and baked according to package instructions 6 Twinkies halves lengthwise 1 (14-18-pound) turkey […]

Ultimate Krispy Kreme Recipe Contest Winner

Birmingham, AL –Taste of the South magazine and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. announced the winner of the Ultimate Krispy Kreme Recipe Contest. Stephanie Matthews, from Tempe, Ariz., was named the grand-prize winner with her recipe for Extreme Pumpkin Cheesecake, a pumpkin-flavored cheesecake, made with Krispy Kreme Cinnamon Twists and Krispy Kreme Pumpkin Spice Cake Doughnuts. […]

Food Blog: Brownies were first created in 1906

I was mindlessly cruising the Web, something I do all too frequently, when I stumbled on a website that amazingly is a food timeline. I must say that someone — a food historian –has a lot of time on their hands but in all honesty — this site is fascinating. As with any and all […]