Author: CarolAnn

February 11, 2018 CarolAnn No comments exist

You would love some lasagna, but you are short on time and energy. This lazy lasagna casserole is your answer! It’s a bit different than a conventional lasagna. It has Havarti or Monterey Jack cheese, rather than the typical Mozzarella. Everything is mixed together, rather than layered. But I think you will love it! This…

February 6, 2018 CarolAnn No comments exist

In the mood for a special breakfast? Something different, but not too calorific or heavy. Try these quick and easy cloud pancakes! They whip up in no time, and are really, really good. Quick and Easy Cloud PancakesAuthor: CarolAnn Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup all-purpose flour1 tablespoon baking…

February 4, 2018 CarolAnn No comments exist

Here is my recipe for vegetarian meatballs. The “meat” is a product from LightLife, called Gimme Lean Beef. These vegetarian meatballs are amazingly similar to meat meatballs. Many people have been fooled by them, never suspecting their true composition!. They are truly delicious. They are very easy and quick to prepare. The recipe calls for…

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!…

December 31, 2017 CarolAnn

I’ve served this chili to family, and at gatherings large and small. Most everyone loves it. There are always several requests for the recipe! It is also very quick and simple to prepare. Makes about 3 quarts, 16 cups, or 10 12-ounce bowls. Easily halved or doubled. It freezes very well. Carol’s ChiliI’ve served this…

December 28, 2017 CarolAnn

How the Foods We Eat Affect the Planet Climate scientists increasingly focus on food production as a source of heat-trapping gases. How is food one of the key factors in an environmental crisis that threatens the basis of life on earth?How is the environment affected by the foods we eat and the food system that…

December 27, 2017 CarolAnn

What’s your favorite kind of cake? How about carrot cake with cream cheese frosting? During her pregnancy, my friend Monika had a craving for carrot cake. Now, Monika is the chef-owner of theThai Thani in Norwood, Massachusetts; and a very fine chef. So, naturally, she was seeking the very best of the best cakes. Friends…