Month: January 2018

January 22, 2018 CarolAnn

Would you like to cut down on your time in the kitchen? No matter how much fun cooking can be, we all have other things we must attend to, other ways we want to spend our time. And, importantly, learning to cook efficiently and with grace can be a source of happiness, springing from a…

January 6, 2018 CarolAnn

What is your favorite kind of pie? Mine is lemon meringue! Lemon flavoured custards, puddings and pies have been enjoyed since Mediaeval times, but meringue was perfected in the 17th century. Lemon meringue pie, as it is known today, is a 19th-century product. The earliest recorded recipe was attributed to Alexander Frehse, a Swiss baker…

January 2, 2018 CarolAnn

This is an amazing recipe, one of my top favorites in any category. East African peanut soup originates in East Africa. My friend Janet, who spent some time in East Africa as a member of the Peace Corps, assures me of its authenticity. My sister Michele says, “It’s an adventure in every bite.” East African…

January 1, 2018 CarolAnn

This classic broccoli cheddar soup is as flavorful as it is nutritious. It’s as easy as can be, and freezes well. By the way, many people who “don’t like broccoli,” often find that they do like broccoli paired with cheese! And, for another great way to pair broccoli with cheese, try Favorite Stuffed Baked Potatoes!…