Sunday, October 3, 2010

Cookbook #35

Do you like Waldorf salad?  Try it in a filling for celery sticks.

For the recipe visit my blog here.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Cookbook #34

The Worlds Best Fried Chicken Recipes!
For  a great  Almond Chicken Cutlet go here.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Cookbook #33

Cookbook #33  The Minimalist Cooks at Home!
And so can you. 
Try this Spanish Tortilla for a good brunch dish.
For the original post go here.

Cookbook #32

Cookbook #32 in the Cookbook Countdown.
Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese frosting.
All I can say is  YUMMY!!
Check out the original blog post here.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Cookbook #31

The Complete Book of Mexican Cooking is cookbook 31 in the countdown.
I love this cookbook and it's step by step picutres of every recipe.
For the best creamed corn with a bite click here.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Peanut Butter Sticks to the Roof of Your mouth

Cookbook #30.  Woo Hoo!!  Only 200 more to go.  I'm making it, slowly but surely.
This brunch dish was "just okay" for me....if you want to know why I thought so, click here to take you to the post.

The cookbook has great stories!

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Bacon Wrapped Dates for Cookbook #29

Slowly but surely,  I'll get thru all my cookbooks....
for a great appetizer try these bacon wrapped dates from Mark Bittman's "How to Cook Everything".
Go "here" for the recipe.

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Tequila Sunrise and Cookbooks #27 and #28

For a good old alcoholic beverage check out this orignal post.
We had fun reminiscing about our youth, when we watched our parents entertain.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Red Clam Sauce

Last night I had a hard time deciding what to fix for dinner.... a birthday dinner no less.
But finally decided on Linguini in clam sauce.  It was a hit!

go here for the original post and recipe.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Skinny Cake!

One of the BEST sheet cakes ever!
Skinny Cake
It's great for potlucks and picnics.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Yummy---good---comfort food!
Find the recipe here.

Everyone liked these potatoes!

Saturday, April 3, 2010

My Mother's Sounthern Desserts: Strawberry Shortcakes

For the BEST shortcakes ever.... follow this link to the orginal post!
The shortcakes were warm and spread with butter for a really unique flavor.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Sweet Tea for the Cookbook Countdown

Here is the link for the recipe for SWEET TEA.  (not sweetened iced tea)
Cookbook #21 and counting down!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Seashore Salad

The Link to this cookbook recipe is here

It was far as macaroni salads go.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Blackberry Brunch Cake--Yum

Blackberry Cream Streusel Cake with Cinnamon Cream
The Best Brunch dish  EVER!   (or one of them anyway)
This was a great breakfast cake.... the blackberry filling is YUMMY.

Go HERE for the post with recipe.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Chalupa (how we make it)

Chalupa!  Or....  Pork Stew of some kind... a really good kind.  Don't be fooled by the cover of my  homemade cookbook!

Follow this link to the recipe and original post!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

For an excellent glass of Iced Tea...  try this cookbook!
Beat That by Ann Hodgman

For my original post, click on this link.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

 New Potatoes and Peas in Cheddar Sauce.......
......mmmm, mmmmm,  GOOD

A great side dish for a cold winter meal.  I mean it's in a cream sauce for heaven's sake.  Make this in the fall!  With a roast.  And pumpkin pie.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's a sad looking cookbook... but it's one of those much used, well loved kind of cookbooks.
And for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe EVER  (if you like a crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside kind of cookie)  just click on this link.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Chicken Flautas and Chili Verde

We had a game night and a Cook from the Books night combined.
Both things were a and food.
For  complete recipes and posts
go here for the Complete Book of Mexican Cooking/Chicken Flautas
here or here for the A Cause for Celebration/Chili Verde

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

BBQ Jalapeno Poppers

I recieved this cookbook for Christmas.  Add another one to the list  (I'll never get it down if I keep this up)
It was a great appetizer...I'd make it again.  In fact, maybe this weekend.
To see the post in its entirerty  ( is that a word?)
check it out here