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Sep29

Snowball Crème Brûlée

Have you ever watched a cooking reality show and wished you could participate, but without the crying, alcoholism, or life-shortening stress? Well, I certainly know I have, and I decided to do something about it!  Welcome to my inaugural Top Chef Just Desserts Elimination Challenge …. Challenge!  The purpose of this challenge is to re-create the weekly Top Chef Just Desserts elimination challenges at home, and anyone can...

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Sep18

Fresh Pasta – Mushroom Ricotta Ravioli

I had often wondered how hard fresh, homemade, pasta would be to prepare.  In my mind I imagined that it would be an all day process.  I was wrong.   That said, I did use a pasta roller to roll the pasta into sheets.  That made the process SO easy.  If you have to roll out by hand then I would prepare for extra work and a longer prep time.   If you can afford a pasta roller, or the pasta roller attachment for the Kitchen-Aid mixer,...

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Feb16

Wacky Cake

Guess what this cake is missing?  Can’t do it?  Then read on … My husband was listening to the radio a few days ago and the reporter was discussing money saving recipes.  One recipe was from the Great Depression called Wacky Cake. In an effort to save money, and because food items such as eggs, butter and milk were selling for a premium, home cooks had to use what was on hand.  Wacky Cake is one such ‘make do’...

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Jan26

Cheddar Cheese Soup

For the last few weeks, when the Texas weather cycles between pleasant to bone chilling cold, I have been craving bowls of steamy hot soup.  Let me begin by saying I have never been much of a soup person.   It isn’t that I dislike soup, or that I think badly of soup, but when it comes to meals I am attracted to more substantial fare.   However, this year I have been making, and greedily eating, soups for the first time since I...

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