A Top 5 Quick Bread – Super Moist Pina Colada Zucchini Bread

I love making quick breads. The only thing I don’t like about them is that there are so many I want to make that there aren’t enough days in the year to try them all, let alone all the other recipes I want to try for cookies, cakes, desserts, and candy. I do my best to switch off between the types of baked goods I make. One week I’ll make cookies, then when they are gone I’ll make a quick bread. When that’s gone I’ll make a new cake. Then another type of dessert. On and on it goes, where it stops, nobody knows. Continue reading


Chicken Spiedies – A Heart Healthy Sandwich?

When I can get boneless, skinless chicken breasts for $.99 per pound, I stock up. To buy 50 or 60 pounds is not out of the question. Obviously this isn’t something everyone can do, but with a chest freezer, an upright freezer, and two refrigerator freezers, I am sure to make room for as much as I possibly can. Continue reading

Chicken & Mushroom Alfredo Stuffed Shells

Fettuccine Alfredo is one of my favorite dishes. For many years, however, making it always left me with the feeling that I was missing something. Fortunately, finally, I figured it out. In order for fettuccine Alfredo to leave you with a true feeling of fulfillment, you need to make an authentic Alfredo sauce. Continue reading

Homemade Sauerkraut – Revisited- Easy Fermenter Fermenting Lids

Homemade sauerkraut is by far one of the easiest side dishes to make and so much better than store-bought. In the past, I made sauerkraut in mason jars with standard canning lids. The trouble with this, is the fermenting process could not be regulated easily and some of the finished product had to be discarded because of mold or spoilage. Continue reading