Recipe Tuesday

Cream Cheese! Do you know how many recipes you can make with cream cheese? Hundreds. And isn't it an ingredient you love to use? Sure it is a mild cheese high in fat content, but do we really think about that when we are eating?  I doubt we do. I know I don't. I've recently… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday

Play Date Saturday

I woke around 8 a.m. thinking the gray sky meant it had snowed over night, but when I looked out onto my deck I saw it hadn't. It was just a gray start to the day. I got up and started laundry before settling in with a cold bottle of water and began to write.… Continue reading Play Date Saturday

Recipe Tuesday

My mom made this last week and it was really good. She served it with fresh greens, BBQ pork, deviled eggs, and cornbread. It was yummy. Corn Casserole Ingredients 1 (15 1/4-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 1 (14 3/4-ounce) can cream-style corn 1 (8-ounce) package corn muffin mix (recommended: Jiffy) 1 cup sour cream… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday

Recipe Tuesday

Microwave Mashed Potatoes The old fashioned way of making mashed potatoes is to peel them and cook them on the stove. However, here's a new twist. Wash, pat dry, but do not peel them. Put the potatoes in the microwave in a bowl covered with plastic wrap and cook for 8 minutes. Ingredients: 4 or… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday

Recipe Tuesday

No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Tarts Ingredients: 12 strawberries 12 oz. softened cream cheese (1 1/2 (8 oz.) bricks) 2/3 cup sour cream 1 cup confectioners' sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 6 individual gram cracker crusts Directions: Coarsely chop 6 berries and place in food processor. Add cream cheese, sour cream, confectioners' sugar, vanilla extract and process… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday

Recipe Tuesdays

Veggie Pizza This is my take on the Pampered Chef® Cool Veggie Pizza. I substituted the mayo for sour cream because friends couldn't eat mayo. 2 cans refrigerator crescent rolls 2 packages of cream cheese softened 8 oz. sour cream 1 package Hidden Valley Ranch® dressing mix dry 1 package of Vegetable Medley (raw cauliflower,… Continue reading Recipe Tuesdays

Recipe Tuesdays

This is a yummy salad, that my friend Kesha loves to make. She was kind enough to share the recipe with me. It can be served as a dessert, but goes well with any party spread too. Grape Salad 8 oz. cream cheese, softened at room temperature 8 oz. sour cream 1/2 cup white sugar… Continue reading Recipe Tuesdays