French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup~ the Best!

“My husband Bill orders French onion soup every time he goes out, but he says this homemade version is the best he’s ever had! So you can enjoy gourmet French onion soup at home, but please do not be intimidated… Read More ›

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Real Cranberries

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Real Cranberries

“Real cranberries in a chocolate chip cookie? Yes!  It is a delicious, sweet-tangy combo! Try it!   We love these! You will be surprised at how really good they are!    Enjoy!” Makes: 48 cookies INGREDIENTS: 1 cup butter, softened… Read More ›

large pearl tapioca pudding

Large Pearl Tapioca Pudding

“If you are a tapioca fan, try the large pearls!  I first tasted creamy large pearl tapioca pudding in Lancaster, Pennsylvania at several famous restaurants there when I was about 13 years old.  I love tapioca pudding, and these large… Read More ›

Bill's Penne alla Vodka

Bill’s Penne alla Vodka

     “This recipe is tailor-made for my husband Bill, done the way he likes Vodka sauce – lots of bacon, lots of Vodka, and very creamy. He is the Vodka sauce expert and he has a favorite restaurant where… Read More ›

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  • Raspberry Shortbread Squares

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    “A delicious shortbread crumb topping on these raspberry squares make these a knockout! A great recipe for the holidays, for Valentine’s Day, for Teas, or for any time! These deserve good quality raspberry preserves.   Enjoy!” Servings: 12 INGREDIENTS: 1… Read More ›

  • Bill’s Favorite Smooth Chicken Salad

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         “I think the secret to my chicken salad recipe is to grate the chicken in a food processor while it is still warm so the chicken ends up really fine and soft, no chunks allowed!  Smooth is the texture of this… Read More ›

  • 7-Layer Italian Dip

    7 layer Italian Dip

    “If you are a fan of the 7-Layer Mexican Dip, or any other baked dip, you will love this one! You can substitute ground beef or turkey for the sausage, and change-up the layers to your own taste. Other veggies… Read More ›

  • Waldorf Salad

    Waldorf Salad

    Waldorf Salad, that simple mixture of apples, raisins, walnuts, and celery, with a  slightly sweet, sour cream dressing has been a favorite for generations!  It originated at the famous Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in 1893.   Waldorf Salad shouldn’t be… Read More ›

  • Cranberry Mousse Jello Mold Salad

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     Cranberry Mousse Jello Mold Salad has been a favorite in our family for many years especially at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I found it in a magazine years ago so proper credit for the recipe goes to Helen Clement of Hemet, California…. Read More ›

  • Rum Raisin Apple Pie

    Rum Raisin Apple Pie

    Servings: 8 “If you are one of those die-hard rum raisin fans you have to try this adults only, kicked-up-a-notch, gourmet apple pie that is not hard to make at all. I adapted this recipe from Epicurious so you know… Read More ›

  • Awesome 8-inch Pumpkin Cheesecake

    Awesome 8-inch Pumpkin Cheesecake

    “This delicious pumpkin cheesecake with the sour cream topping got rave reviews all around the table!  Its pumpkin flavor is just perfect, not overwhelming, and the texture is light and creamy. I found this excellent recipe from Joy of Baking’s… Read More ›

  • Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Nutella Chocolate Chip Cookies

    “I finally got around to trying Nutella-filled chocolate chip cookies and they are as good as everyone says they are and something different to try. This one I tried I adapted from Cook’n’Share. The inside of the cookie has a… Read More ›

  • Easy 3-Cheese Crustless Spinach Quiche

    3-Cheese Crustless Spinach Quiche

      “Cottage cheese, Muenster cheese, and American cheese combined with spinach make up this delicious crustless quiche that puffs up high and looks beautiful. The addition of cottage cheese makes this a little different.  A lot of people like this… Read More ›

  • Penuche


    “This rich, creamy praline fudge recipe is so delicious! Bill’s mother made this old-fashioned penuche recipe from HER mother dating back to the 1950’s that was a hit back then and is still amazing now!  There are so many variations… Read More ›

  • Rhode Island Clear Clam Chowder

    Rhode Island Clam Chowder

    “Clear broth is Rhode Island style clam chowder, my favorite. If I have a choice of the Manhattan or the New England or the Rhode Island, I am going for this one hands down! You have to be a clam… Read More › News

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