Oyster Wings

I made these for a couple’s baby shower along with spring rolls, chicken satays, rice and yakisoba noodles. I had a theme that stemmed (like a cherry blossom) from my friends’ first trip together to Japan that led to love and marriage and sweet little baby girl. It seems like a long time ago because […]

One Deal, Five Meals: Corned Beef

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and that means lots of corned beef and cabbage. I happen to love, love, love corned beef, and I can’t wait to get to the store tomorrow. Tomorrow? When all the corned beef is marked down, of course. One surefire way to save money is by stocking up on seasonal meats. […]

Make-Ahead Meals: Easy Enchiladas

I like tacos. You like tacos. We all like tacos. Taco night happens to be one of my favorite nights. It’s right up there behind burrito night. It’s easy. Chop, chop, brown the ground beef, stick it out on the table and let everyone assemble dinner for themselves. Nothing like getting everyone involved in the […]

Chunky, Chewy Carrot Cake

It’s not really chunky. It just has chunks in it. Lovely chunks of pineapple, walnuts and raisins. All necessary to make a good carrot cake. (Unless you are opposed to such things.) Ole loves carrot cake; however, he doesn’t want just any carrot cake. He wants to really chew the pineapple, crunch the walnuts. So, […]