Homemade Pita Chips-EASY!!!!

Hi everyone, Please don’t waste food! If you buy 3 bags of fresh and delicious pita bread and they get old and hard because the kids in your house say they love pita but then don’t eat it and you get really annoyed because you work so damn hard to keep the inventory moving and […]

Extra Chocolatey Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies:

Hi everyone, The monotony of the pandemic/quarantine is truly driving me berserk. Don’t get me started on the stress of being cooped up with all these fighting teens, day in and day out. Although it is not great for the meno-paunch, I’ve been relying on my oven and pantry full of baking items to relieve […]

Moroccan Chicken with Vegetables

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Now that we have 2021 ahead of us, I suggest trying new hobbies that bring us joy or at least make our lives easier. I plan on branching out a bit in the kitchen. I will be putting together some virtual cooking classes so stay tuned! My repertoire will be expanding as […]

Romesco Chicken

I miss Spain. Making this dish reminds me of being there. I think it’s the peppers and the paprika. Sigh…. Romesco Chicken: Marinating the Chicken: 3 large chicken breasts, sliced into 1/2 inch by 2 inch pieces 6 large cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbs olive oil 2 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp salt In a […]

Indian Methi Rice

Hello everyone! I am making a family dinner tonight since my husband is coming home on the earlier side. This quick rice dish is a keeper and 75% of the kids love it and 100% of the husband. If you live near me, there are Indian shops in Bloomfield on Broughton Ave., in Edison, NJ […]

Sweet Indian Eggplant and How to Have a Dinner Conversation

Hello all! Before we get to the eggplant, let’s discuss dinner conversations. With all the #$%^&@ up %^$&going on in the world, our country, and even my town with racism and slander abounding, the only silver lining I can see is that we can use it for fodder for dinner chats with each other. Only […]

Rosemary Coconut Quinoa with Tofu

Hello all! I forgot to plant herbs this year so I was extra excited when my friend Tim once again gave me his overload of garden delights. I’m talking chives, rosemary, basil, thyme, sage and even some tomatoes! I brought a large stash with me on vacation and incorporated some of them into a dish […]

Bingeing On Healthy Food

Some of us, sometimes, binge. I know I do. I recently met a cookbook author who was hell bent on sharing the info that if we just make a slight mental shift, we can binge but not necessarily set ourselves into a tailspin of eating garbage for the rest of the day, night, week or […]

Dr. Margaret Paul and Rhubarb Oat Springtime Divinity

Hello all! It is Spring which means not only that rhubarb is here, but that there is new life and new possibilities. After you read my tasty recipe, you may want to read about how Dr. Margaret Paul was able to transform her life and remain healthy after a sickly youth. Maybe we can al […]

Eco Friendly Mother’s Day Ideas…and Vanilla Lime Glazed Cake!

Need fresh, new and trendy ideas for Mother’s Day or for any day? Since it’s past and i forgot to post this??? Consider eco-friendly gifts for the kitchen that can also help to reduce Mom’s exposure to man-made chemicals! But first, you need to make this cake I made for Mother’s Day. DELICIOUS! Vanilla Cake […]