Ham with Eggs

Yes. “Ham with Eggs”, not eggs with ham. The star ingredient is the ham. This easy recipe is perfect for cold winter mornings (and all other seasons too.) It’s perfect for one or for a family crowd. Simple,  balanced in flavor, inviting, calling out: “HOME!” (Hint: This recipe works best using non-stick pans.) 1. Add…

Thankful for Teachers!

We are thankful for teachers. Two home-made cranberry sauce recipes taken from recognized magazines went to school teachers. We have their votes!  Contestants : Gingery Cranberry Relish – Real Simple November 2013 issue  (http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/ginger-cranberry-relish-00100000110423/index.html) Orange Cranberry Sauce – Eating Well magazine November 2013 issue (http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/orange_cranberry_sauce.html ) And the winner is… Eating Well magazine’s Orange Cranberry Sauce. 🙂 Teachers’ comments……

Beef with Coca-Cola Sauce – Skillet Recipe

Beef with Coca-Cola sauce is one my favorite recipes. Some pictures and a recipe suffice to explain why.. Recipe: Ingredients: Tip roast, canola oil, coca-cola, salt and pepper. Start with a tip roast, and do not season it. Add 1 tablespoon of canola oil to a hot skillet at medium heat. Sear the meat on…

Tropical Italian Antipasto Fusion

The holidays are just around the corner.. It is my favorite time to create new recipes to amaze family and friends. Last Friday we had a friend from the Philippines for dinner and I cooked fried plantains to accompany coconut fried rice and an awesome beef brisket! That was the exact same night I came…

Easy Step by Step Skillet Lasagna

      This Easy Skillet Lasagna is another perfect comfort food after long work/school days, at least in my family. It’s very easy and it’s best with fresh mozzarella, home-made marinara sauce and home-made bechamel sauce. Here are the steps. 1. Start with a base or roux (butter, flour, salt and pepper) at medium low…