Grill Cheese with Bacon and Tomato Soup

Survival recipes during a quarantine. Most people have bread and kraft cheese or some kind of melty cheese and possibly a can of condensed tomato soup.  I recommend this meal as a nice sharable lunch for a family of 5.  I love a simple delicious…

Skillet Potatoes and Eggs Survival recipes

Skillet Potatoes and Eggs Survival recipes

In times like COVID19 pandemic and quarantine, we need good survival recipes. The staple items we can usually still find at the local grocery store, even if all the toilet paper and dry milk powder are all gone or gone up in price. We should…

Dinner Rolls and the secrets behind making these soft dinner rolls.

Dinner Rolls and the secrets behind making these soft dinner rolls.

  Here is my favorite website to get the recipe for dinner rolls https://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/big-batch-quick-dinner-rolls-recipe. It’s a great recipe I have a few things I’d like to tweak to make outstanding dinner rolls to impress the dinner guest. One thing I stress about making bread is…

Avocado Toast Guacamole style

Avocado Toast Guacamole style

The best avocado toast to me is guacamole! Super ripen avocados ready to be mashed up and turned into delicious guacamole. It’s simple to make and takes only about 12 minutes to put together. Ingredients Serving size 4 people Guacamole 3 large super ripe avocados…

Hot Tea drinking

Hot Tea drinking

At the age of forty drinking hot tea takes on a whole new meaning for me. It went to infrequently in my teens, twenties even early thirties because I was into other beverages. When I was a kid I drank a lo sugary ice teas,…

Marshmallows!

Marshmallows!

My favorites website for making marshmallows is King Arthur’s https://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/homemade-marshmallows-recipe My best tips for making successful homemade marshmallows always have a candy thermometer on hand you can’t do this without it. I suppose you could but the gaging of when the corn syrup and water…

Roasted Chicken with Maille Dijon & Honey Mustard rub

Roasted Chicken with Maille Dijon & Honey Mustard rub

There are probably hundreds of roasted chicken recipes out there. The most popular way to roast chicken is with dry spice rubs and brines. However, this was my first time trying a dijon and honey mustard rub and I’d totally do this again.  The mustards…

Braided Bread:  4 and 5 stranded braid

Braided Bread: 4 and 5 stranded braid

Practice makes perfect as I have heard from my instructors when it comes to braiding bread. Popular braided breads like Challah and milk bread. I love a good egg wash on all braided breads, as it brings in a nice golden crust color when it…

Whole30: Scramble eggs with sweet plantains and Avocado

Whole30: Scramble eggs with sweet plantains and Avocado

  Whole30 breakfast can be elaborate or simple. Somedays I like to make a hash with grass-fed whole30 compliant sausage. Other days I just want scrambled eggs, with sweet plantains and a few slices of avocado. Recipe serving 2 Ingredients 1 ripe plantain 1/2 teaspoon…

How to make clarified Butter – Ghee

How to make clarified Butter – Ghee

      The first thing I knew when I decided to go on the Whole30 diet, was that I was going to clarify my own butter to make ghee. Ghee is basically the same thing. I know it’s easier to just buy at the…