Blog 2018-03-14T20:40:47+00:00

No Cream Asparagus Soup

April 12th, 2018|Recipes|

Spring is here, and both my husband, Roy, and I love asparagus. I was searching the web for a creamy asparagus soup recipe without the cream.  I found a wonderful asparagus soup recipe on ahead of thyme.com.  I altered it [...]

Gone Crazy for this Salad

April 4th, 2018|Recipes|

I adapted a great recipe from Bon Appetit, Tahini Ranch Salad. I usually make salad with tons of ingredients, but this one makes a star of the romaine lettuce with the tasty tahini dressing and fresh herbs. The original recipe [...]

I Love Liverpool!

March 31st, 2018|Travel|

Last night, my husband, Roy, and I saw the "Let it Be" Beatles tribute show in Thousand Oaks, California. Roy is from Liverpool and we have a flat there, so the Beatles are special to us.  As family and friends [...]

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

March 22nd, 2018|Recipes|

Technically, we should call this vegetarian cottage pie, as any pie without lamb isn't shepherd's pie! This was as much fun to make as a pie with meat, and just as tasty.  I have adapted this from a New York [...]

Mushroom Stroganoff

March 13th, 2018|Recipes|

This is a wonderful vegetarian recipe, but if you are a meat lover, you can add cooked cubed beef to create a delicious pasta dish with meat.  Our version was meatless, and we loved it.  First time I've made this [...]

Cauliflower Mac ‘n Cheese

March 7th, 2018|Recipes|

Continuing on a theme of meatless dinners, I made this cauliflower mac 'n cheese last night. The buttered breadcrumbs were the perfect topper. Adapted from a recipe by Sheela Prakash Serves 6-8 For the cauliflower cheese sauce: 2 cloves garlic, [...]

Black Bean Enchiladas

March 7th, 2018|Recipes|

Felt like some meat-free dinners, so made black bean enchiladas.  They were tasty. Serves 4 Black Bean Enchiladas Six Tortillas (I use gluten-free) 1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 red or green pepper, chopped 1 small [...]

Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

February 11th, 2018|Recipes|

I told my husband I would make him a traditional British recipe, shepherd's pie, but, of course, I had to change it up a bit. Apologies to our U.K. family and friends for altering a classic!  I found this recipe [...]

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

January 18th, 2018|Bread|

Made these today, and they were fantastic.  Thanks to Jeanine from Faithfully Gluten Free for the recipe.  I just made a few small changes and used silicone muffin cups, so they didn't stick at all. Ingredients Cream Cheese Filling: •4 [...]

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