Heres a simple, tasty soup. Delicious! Here’s what you’ll need. 1 package fresh multi colored mini peppers 1 cup finely dice carrots1 cup diced white onion2 tablespoons real butter1 14 oz can diced tomatoes1 32oz box chicken broth1 cup heavy cream1 teaspoon spicy sea saltFresh ground sea salt and coarseRead More →

All flavor no guilt. This dish brings the taste of an egg roll without the carbs and fat of an egg roll wrapper. Try it – you’ll like it. Heres what you’ll need. 1-1 1/2 cup finely chopped precooked pork loin2 cups finely chopped cabbage1 cup finely chopped white onion1Read More →

This is a melt in your mouth tender sirloin steak and vegetables. The method is so simple and the results are delicious. We like a good round steak but with today’s crazy pricing we’ve discovered sirloin is less expensive (for the moment). Here’s what you need. 2 sirloin steaks2 miniRead More →

Gingerbread People are a treat and decorating them with my grandchildren is a treasured holiday tradition. This is a simple recipe that can be made ahead of time and freezes well. Then when it’s time for holiday time with the kids they’re ready to decorate. Here’s what you need. 6Read More →

Taste Tester Tom requested a Fruitcake. I’ve never been a fan, and I’ve never before made one. I did some research, put together what I learned and came up with this method. Here’s what you’ll need. Candied fruit mixChopped datesCurrents or Golden Raisins1/3 cup grated crystallized gingerSliced Pecans or Walnuts1Read More →

These drummies are quick, easy and delicious. Here’s what you’ll need. 20 drummies 1/4 cup lime juice1/2 cup butter – melted1/4 cup water2 teaspoons sugar1 tablespoon Hoisin sauce1 tablespoon sriracha sauce2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon chopped garlic1/4 teaspoon Tabasco2 teaspoons fresh ground sea salt 1/4 teaspoon thyme Using a paperRead More →

I grew up in a family that grew English Walnuts. So as much as I love pecans, it is always Walnut Pie I make for Thanksgiving. Since my dad, Jim Bowden was the last in the line of walnut producers, my sister Ann and I finally sold the orchard afterRead More →

We’ve discovered using Palmini pasta to replace traditional pasta products reduces carb intake and adds an amazing taste. This dish is excellent example. Here’s what you’ll need. 1 package frozen salad shrimp (thawed)4 brown mushrooms chopped 2 tablespoons real butter1 green onion chopped1/4 cup sun-dried (packed in oil and water)Read More →

These stuffed chicken breasts are simple to make and are a satisfying twist on chicken. Here’s what you’ll need. 4 large tenderized, boneless, skinless chicken breasts4 slices deli ham2 tablespoons real butter4-6 chopped crimini mushrooms1 chopped green onion1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes (in oil and water)ShreddedRead More →