Recipes Archive

Wii Night

Wii Night

If you’re planning a video game party night, a Wii night, or some other such gaming fest, you probably need a menu full of finger foods. The fewer fingers required to eat it, the better! …
Pasta in Rice Cooker

Rice Cooker Pasta

This is a super easy one!  Make half as much if you are using a 5 cup rice cooker like I do. 1 lb pasta 2 1/2 cups water 26 ounces marinara sauce ground beef …
Italian Sausage and Winter Squash Pasta

Italian Sausage and Squash Pasta

This pasta is subtle but very tasty, and gives you a good amount of vitamins. 12 ounces whole wheat pasta 1 lb Italian turkey sausage, casings removed 2 tablespoons olive oil (optional) 4 ounces mushrooms, …
Jewish Apple Cake

Jewish Apple Cake

3 cups flour (you may use 1/2 white, 1/2 wheat flour) 2 cups sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup oil   1 teaspoon vanilla 4 large eggs, unbeaten 1/2 cup orange …
Margarita Jello Shots

Margarita Jello Shots

1 (6 ounce) box lime Jell-O gelatin (large box) 2 cups boiling water 7/8 cup cold water 1/8 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice 3/4 cup clear tequila 1/4 cup triple sec Mix boiling water and Jello. …
Ham and Cheese Glop

Ham and Cheese Glop

 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup flour 2 cups milk 1/3 lb cooked ham, cubed 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder 6 ounces frozen peas 8-12 ounces extra-sharp cheddar cheese 1 teaspoon minced garlic (optional) 1 teaspoon worcestershire …
Italian Anise Easter Bread

Italian Anise Easter Bread

Making this bread every Easter has been a tradition for my family. We have never figured out how to make it in smaller quantities or an easier way. It is worth the work at least …
Mandy’s Cheese Fondue

Mandy’s Cheese Fondue

1 garlic clove, halved lengthwise 1 1/2 cups dry white wine 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 lb raclette cheese, coarsely grated 1/2 lb gruyere cheese, coarsely grated 1 baguette, cubed   apple slices   broccoli pieces …
Date Nut Bars

Date Nut Bars

2 eggs 1/2 cup flour 1 cup chopped dates 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar (approx.) Mix all ingredients, then bake in …
Pineapple Stuff

Pineapple Stuff

1 (20 ounce) can unsweetened crushed canned pineapple 4 eggs 1/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons butter 4-5 thick slices white bread, torn into peices   With mixer combined eggs and sugar. Stir in softened butter …
Light Layered Mexican Dip

Lighter Layered Mexican Dip

1 lb lean ground turkey 8 ounces fat free sour cream 8 ounces neufchatel cheese, softened 1/2 (1/4 ounce) package taco seasoning 8 ounces low-fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup shredded lettuce 1/2 tomato, …
Verna’s Easy Fishcakes

Verna’s Easy Fishcakes

This recipe is easy. I often add shredded sheddar and green onions to spice it up. You can switch out canned salmon for the tuna. 1 (6 ounce) can canned tuna 1 egg 3 slices …
Jello Shots

Jello Shots

This is a base recipe so you can work with what jello and/or liquor you already have in your bar. Usually it's best to model the shot after an already existing drink, or to use …