This is another item you can make with whatever fruit you like and have an abundance of. You can also mix the fruits up. I made a pear & plumb crumble that was out of this world. You can add ice cream or whip cream if you want, or sprinkle a few nuts over it […]
I recently read an article about Nora Ephron (she wrote, among many screenplays, When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, Julie & Julia). A lot of the quotes I read from her friends talked about the fun parties she threw. And one particular party was mentioned most…when she threw a cookout and served hot dogs with lots of different toppings. And then had to throw my own hot dog party.
This soup is delicious, versatile, inexpensive and easy! My friend Luz Shoemaker, who made the fabulous soups at The Cliff House in Manitou Springs for years, came over and showed me how to make this…thanks Luz! Roasting the vegetables gives the soup a rich flavor without a lot of calories and fat. What I learned […]
I’ve seen some good deals on watermelon lately and while I enjoy eating it simply sliced up, we have a hard time eating an entire watermelon with just two of us in the house. I recently saw a recipe for watermelon gazpacho on my friend JL’s Facebook page that she shared from veganmos.com that you can make […]
Coconut-Pretzel Crusted Shrimp with Orange Marmalade Horseradish Sauce & Tropical Rice – $10 or Less Meal For 4
When I tasted this meal, I felt like I should have a grass skirt and lei on…it’s tropical and perfect for a quick and inexpensive summer meal. The shrimp have a coconut pretzel crust that I serve with an orange marmalade dipping sauce. We jazzed up jasmine rice with pineapple and green onion, even though the jasmine rice […]
Some friends of ours gave us a huge zucchini from their garden (thanks Chris and Ruby) and I needed to use it before it went bad. My husband just so happened to be having a fantasy football draft here at the house with a bunch of other fantasy football “fanatics” so I decided to make them a couple of my favorite zucchini recipes. These are super easy and inexpensive….