Mexican Recipes for a Dinner Party

I read this recipe some months ago in a magazine when traveling by train to the capital. I almost had forgotten about it when one day my neighbor asked me for preparing something special and unusual for a dinner party. Ingredients:1/4 cup chipotle oil5 cloves garlic finely pressed4 carrots1/2 cup peas5 middle-sized onions,chopped8 middle-sized potatoes,sliced6 Continue reading →

Recipes Chinese Chicken Salads

A delicious Chinese Chicken Salad is always a winner at any pot luck or family gathering. The fact that there is no mayonnaise used in preparation, makes it perfect for hot summer cookouts. My first recipe is flexible and easy. Best of all, I never have to worry about putting this dish on and off Continue reading →

Quick and Easy Crockpot Recipes

You can cook almost anything in a crockpot. Deciding which recipes are quick and easy is the challenging part. Here are a few of my favorite Crockpot meals. BEEF RIBS 2 pounds of ribs6 cups of beef stock (canned)6 tomatoes (diced)1/2 cup of minced onions2 pieces of dried bay leaves1/2 cup of grated cheese 1 Tablespoon Continue reading →


This fruit salad will change your life. It tastes just like candy: 2 mangoes1 pint strawberries2 bananas1 canteloupe1 pint blueberries1 package plain animal crackers Peel, seed and cube mango and canteloupe. Peel and slice bananas into 1/2 in. coins. Rinse and quarter strawberries, removing any stems and leaves. Rinse blueberries as well. Combine all ingredients Continue reading →

Salad Salad Recipe Easy Salad

Salads – more nutrients, less dirty dishes. How can you go wrong with that? What also makes them so appealing is that every food group can be represented. While many people like salads in the summer time, there are also some very fine recipes for the holiday or colder seasons. You may also find surprising Continue reading →

Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are a good snack and healthy too! The next time you carve a pumpkin save the seeds and roast them. There are a wide variety of pumpkins and all the seeds are edible. The whole pumpkin seed is edible, hulls and all, so there is no need to shell the seeds. Pumpkin seeds Continue reading →

Corn Chowder with Hash Browns

When fresh corn is plentiful and the grill is hot, this fresh corn chowder is perfect, not in place of, but in addition to, grilled corn on the cob. A cup of chowder with the deep and hearty flavors of corn and potatoes is a starter to awaken your appetite. A bowl of this elixir Continue reading →

Cranberry Mold Cranberry Salad

For me, it is hard to find anything not likeable about cranberry molds, and cranberries in general. While the wonderful burgundy color make them a delight of American Thanksgiving and Christmas entertaining, you can surely make them any time of year. Some people prefer recipes that use whole cranberry sauce, while others like the jellied Continue reading →