Sunday, December 20, 2015

Three Great Dishes

These recipes were all wonderful. Highly recommended!

Fast And Crunchy Panko Crusted Baked Cod from GROUPRECIPES. Recipe HERE.

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn from ALLRECIPES. Recipe HERE.

Cinnamon Apple Fritter Recipe from TASTEANDTELLBLOG. Recipe HERE.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Perfect Pairs Continued

Party Pork Chops From Recipething And Sweet Potato Tots with Creamy Ketchup from Tasteandtellblog. Both of these recipes are wonderful and complement each other nicely. I seared the pork chops in a skillet but instead of roasting them to finish them in the oven like the recipe suggested I used the leftover liquid when I first started to fry the pork chops to deglaze them. This made a wonderful sauce.

Party Pork Chops From Recipething link HERE.

Recipething Home Page link HERE.

Sweet Potato Tots with Creamy Ketchup from Tasteandtellblog link HERE.

Tasteandtellblog Home Page link HERE.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Perfect Pairs Continued : Texas Style Pan Fried Sirloin and Creamy Pan Gravy From Grouprecipes and Tasty Broccoli Side Dish from Familyoven

 Once again another adventure in the ongoing search for great food pairs. I humbly present to you Texas Style Pan Fried Sirloin and Creamy Pan Gravy from Grouprecipes and Tasty Broccoli Side Dish from Familyoven. The Texas pan fried sirloin is a version of chicken fried steak. And it is wonderful! You got to try it! And the broccoli casserole is awesome too! The only thing I changed is I added rice. Both these recipes are awesome! Links below.

 Texas Style Pan Fried Sirloin and Creamy Pan Gravy from Grouprecipes.  Link HERE.

 Grouprecipes Homepage link HERE.

Tasty Broccoli Side Dish from Family Oven. Link HERE

Familyoven Homepage Link HERE

Monday, September 14, 2015

Empress Chicken Wings From Taste And Tell

Wonderful Empress Chicken Wings From Taste And Tell Try It!

Serve your chicken wings with an Asian twist.  These Empress Chicken Wings are quickly marinated in a soy sauce and ginger marinade for a full flavored appetizer.

I used Chicken Breast instead and it was awesome!

Empress Chicken Wings Recipe link HERE.

Taste And Tell Homepage Link HERE.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Jackson Ward neighbors help mom open deceased son’s dream Gelato shop

I had only known Bryce for a few years. But in that short time I knew he was a great guy. I will miss him. Here is a write up on WTVR channel 6 about his wonderful dream.

Story can be found HERE.

Barbara Given is helping Bryce's dream come true.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Sukiyaki From Recipe Goldmine

Japanese  Sukiyaki from Recipe Goldmine is simple and delicious. I made it exactly the way the recipe did it but I can see lots of variations for this recipe.Give it a try! Sukiyaki link HERE.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Lasagna With Meat Sauce From Grouprecipes

Excellent Recipe for Lasagna from Grouprecipes.

Lasagna Recipe Link : HERE
Grouprecipe Homepage Link: HERE

Saturday, June 20, 2015

  I have been checking out lately. has Lots of great streaming radio websites which are categorized by genre. You can immediately see the station, see what song is playing and quickly listen to the music. And you can visit the stations homepage. I like the quick access to music and websites. Definitely worth checking out.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

PinTown from kiz10 games

Fun Addictive Video Game from Kiz10 games.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Friday, May 1, 2015

Lakeside Amusement Park Salem Virginia

Our parents used to take us to Lakeside Amusement Park when we were kids. The place seemed surreal because it was in the middle of nowhere surrounded by mountains and farms. The Shooting Star was a wood frame roller coaster that was the largest roller coaster in America at the time.

 There is a group called Lakesidereborn who are planning to rebuild the amusement park in Roanoke Virginia. Here is the link.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

One Pan Enchilada Bake from Damndelicious

 Quick and simple no hassle fun food from Damndelicious! Yet another delicious no brainer culinary wonder. This is so easy! I added diced onions. Next time I will also add diced green bell pepper. I like the idea of using tube refrigerated biscuits. It's like Mexican lasagna!
Recipe link HERE.

One Pan Enchilada Bake - The easiest and cheesiest enchilada bake made in a single pan - easy peasy with only one dirty pot. You can't beat that!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015


This pork chop casserole from Prickly Gourmet is simple and wonderful. Pork chops, potatoes, onions and green peppers. How can it be bad? I'm giving this recipe the Lo-maxx  culinary five stars seal of approval! Recipe can be found HERE!

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Barb's China Chicken Rice from Xrecipes

 No fancy pictures to show you but this is surprisingly easy and delicious. A perfect recipe to improvise with and add to. Use your favorite ingredients! I used Sho-Chiku-Bai brand Sweet rice. And I used soy sauce and sesame seed oil to deglaze the chicken and zucchini,. Think that kicked it up a notch. Barb's China Chicken Rice from Xrecipes! Two thumbs up!

Find the  recipe Here.

Xrecipes Home page Here.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pies from Chow

 Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pies from Chow. Perfect Winter comfort food. The only thing I changed was to add celery. I made a big chicken pot pie casserole instead of the ramekins, Wonderful!

Chicken and Mushroom Pot Pies

Wednesday, January 7, 2015