DESSERT

Cranberry Upside-Down Sour Cream Cake

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I received this recipe a couple of years ago from a friend and get rave reviews from everyone each time I prepare it. It is not only delicious, but very pretty for a holiday table. Great for Thanksgiving or Christmas. Ingredients ½ cup butter 2 cups white sugar 2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 (12 ounce) bag fresh or frozen cranberries 1 ½ cups cake […]

DESSERT

Strawberry Trifle

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This is a very light dessert recipe from my friend, Ellen. It is so easy to make and is the perfect ending to a heavy meal. Ingredients 1 (5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix 3 cups cold milk 1 (9 inch) angel food cake, cut in cubes 4 bananas, sliced 1 (16 ounce) package frozen strawberries, thawed 1 (12 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed […]

PASTA

Buttered Noodles

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Saucy, buttered noodles are simple to make and perfect to serve either as-is or alongside steak, chicken, or meatballs. Butter, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper are all you need for this quick and easy, kid-friendly dish, although fresh herbs and a little lemon juice could be added to amp up the flavor. It’s such a […]

PASTA

Baked Ziti

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This baked ziti is always a hit! A lady I worked with brought this in one day, and everyone loved it. Now it is the favorite of all my dinner guests. I have made this also without the meat, and it is well received. Ingredients 1 pound dry ziti pasta 1 onion, chopped 1 pound lean ground beef 2 (26 ounce) […]

SALAD

Carrot Patties

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These delightful carrot patties can be served either as a main dish or side. They are always a favorite. Ingredients 1 pound carrots, grated 1 clove garlic, minced 4 eggs ¼ cup all-purpose flour ¼ cup bread crumbs or matzo meal ½ teaspoon salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Directions In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the grated carrots, garlic, eggs, flour, bread crumbs, salt […]

PASTA

Garlic Shrimp Pasta Bake

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This shrimp casserole with noodles is quick and easy. With shrimp and pasta coated in a creamy herb sauce, this seafood pasta bake is a meal the whole family will love. Ingredients 1 (10 ounce) package penne pasta 3 tablespoons butter, divided 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, divided 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill […]

SALAD

Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

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Cook sliced potatoes in an air fryer for a quick, delicious side dish. Hasselback potatoes were created at the Hotel Hasselbacken in Stockholm, Sweden, in the 1940s, and they’re still a popular dish today. Not only are they delicious and easy to make with a lovely presentation, but they also take half the time to […]

SALAD

Mahi Mahi Ceviche

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This mahi mahi ceviche requires a little bit of knife work, but when you consider the seasonal advantage of not using the stove, and just how tasty this really is, I think it’s all worthwhile. You can also use shrimp, scallops, swordfish, and snapper. Ingredients ¾ pound mahi mahi fillets, diced, or more to taste ⅓ cup lime juice […]

SALAD

Layered Seafood Dip

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A friend sent me this recipe! A creamy base is layered with cocktail sauce, veggies, seafood and cheese. It’s a total crowd pleaser and will be a hit at any gathering. Ingredients 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened ½ cup sour cream ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 cup cocktail sauce ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 3 green onions, chopped 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 cup cooked crabmeat […]

Fish

Awesome Egg Rolls

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They are a little time consuming, but they’re definitely worth the effort. You can substitute shredded chicken or pork in this recipe. Serve with hot mustard. Ingredients 6 cups cabbage, shredded 1 carrot, shredded ½ cup fresh bean sprouts 1 celery stalk, diced 2 tablespoons chopped onion (Optional) 1 (4 ounce) can shrimp, drained 2 tablespoons soy sauce ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder black pepper to taste 1 egg, beaten cornstarch […]