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March 28, 2016

Black Pepper and herb mashed potatoes

This was a Cooking Light Magazine hit at our last Cooking Light Dinner Club.

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March 07, 2016

Kids in the Kitchen II

Several years ago I taught a cooking class for a little girl's birthday party. She was turning 7 and most of the kids at the party were between 5-9. Her mother is a friend of mine from a previous job. She selected the menu and I brought the food and equipment. It was a blast. I loved watching the excitement on their faces as they made their food and enjoyed every bite.
Kids in the Kitchen I

Shortly after that, I left my 20 year public health career to teach more cooking classes. I recently got connected with a home school program after one of the moms contacted me to teach classes for her kids.

This was our first menu.

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August 25, 2015

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are edible roots in the morning glory family. They are a great source of vitamins A and C with less carbohydrates than Irish (baking) potatoes.

Baking is a simple way to prepare sweet potatoes. They can also be diced and roasted with other vegetables.

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April 20, 2013

Carrot Soufflé

A souffle is a light and airy mixture that begins with egg yolk and lightened by stiffly beaten egg whits. This souffle is savory and is richly colored by the carrots. Souffles are usually baked in a class souffle dish that has round and straight sides to facilitate rising. Individual servings cook faster and are wonderful served for lunch with a Caesar salad and cheddar cheese biscuits.

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September 24, 2012

Baked Mashed White and SweetPotatoes

New side dishes for your Thanksgiving Dinner
If you can’t decide which to make- Mashed garlic Potatoes or Sweet Potato Casserole, then try this recipe to solve your holiday cooking dilemma.

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November 14, 2011

Mustard Potato Salad

You can create many types of potato salad by starting with the basics and adding different herbs and spices. This recipe uses mustard to replace the sour cream in Creamy Potato Salad.

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