Making the Perfect Pancakes

A towering stack of freshly made pancakes have been a classic breakfast treat for generations…not only for breakfast, one of our family’s favorite meals for dinner is breakfast. Pancakes are also relatively cheap to make…consisting of ingredients that most of us keep stocked anyway—such as flour, eggs, milk, and butter. The perfect pancakes are light andContinue reading “Making the Perfect Pancakes”

Muesli…The What

Breakfast of Champions?! Yeah right… It’s gonna take way more than a bowl or two of cereal to make anyone a “champion”—things such as self-discipline, determination, and experience… But this is not a motivational blohg…and I am by no means a motivational speaker… I am simply a wife and mother is who is trying toContinue reading “Muesli…The What”

Making the Perfect Baked Cod

Ever since my husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, I have tried not only to add antioxidants to our diet, but also choose foods that supposedly are diabetic-friendly. The perfect baked cod is has a mild taste and is smothered with with the perfect amounts of butter and lemon juice,     *********** Ingredients ¼C meltedContinue reading “Making the Perfect Baked Cod”

Making the Perfect Eggplant Parmesan

The perfect Eggplant Parmesan boasts of perfectly cooked eggplant slices perfectly layered with the perfect amounts of mozzarella, Parmesan, basil, and tomato sauce….the ultimate comfort food of Italian cuisine…wonderfully cheesy and tomato-y without weighing you down with too much water or oil.     *********** Ingredients 2 large eggplants 1tsp salt 1/4C olive oil 1tsp minced garlicContinue reading “Making the Perfect Eggplant Parmesan”

Eggplant…The What

Eggplant has had an interesting part in folklore around the world for many centuries,. For example, eggplant in India, the eggplant was believed to cause people to go insane….yet according to the Kama Sutra eggplant is erotically stimulating when rubbed onto the penis…male organ. or whatever yuou wanna call it, so much so that isContinue reading “Eggplant…The What”

Dark Chocolate…The How

Chocolate may seem like one of those things that you should avoid if you absolutely cannot tolerate those dark chocolate bars that contains 70% or more cocoa…or cannot control how much chocolate you eat once you start eating it… But that doesn’t have to be the case… Try a Dark Chocolate Smoothie.   The perfectContinue reading “Dark Chocolate…The How”

Choosing Chocolate Chock-full of Nutrition

So now that we know dark chocolate is good for us and why,, does that mean that we go to the nearest candy aisle and grab at least one of every single dark chocolate bar that we can find and eat them every single day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Actually,. no… ***************** What to LookContinue reading “Choosing Chocolate Chock-full of Nutrition”

Making the Perfect Corn on the Cob

All of us have probably grown up eatingj corn on the cob…probably straight from the freezer and either boiled or microwaved…most of us as often as we have eating macaroni and cheese…(by the way, if you haven ‘t tried Chick-Fil-A’s new macaroni and cheese, make a special trip to get some today…it’s awesome)… Anyway, cotrnContinue reading “Making the Perfect Corn on the Cob”

Corn…The How

One of my goals in researching and writing this blog has been to get more acquainted with different cooking methods…including what foods work best for which technique…and how to use each method in creating not only meals that are healthier, but also more delicious. One of the most common ways to cook corn is toContinue reading “Corn…The How”

Corn…The What

Corn was first introduced to European settlers cultures by several Native American tribes, such as the Iroquois of New England and the Pawnees tribes of the Great Plains. And if we look back at what we learned in elementary school…or what our kids and grandkids are learning now…corn was introduced at the first Thanksgiving feastContinue reading “Corn…The What”