Ode to the Slider

Football fare!

Whilst shopping at Wegmans… which is a topic worthy of its own post… I came across some bacon cheddar slider burgers made with 80% lean ground beef and ready to cook.  Before this, I had never thought to make my own sliders before.  This is probably because I had never seen the new Pepperidge Farm […]

Chocolate Chip Banana Cream Bread

Mix wet ingredients in one bowl... dry in another.  Voila.  Simple!

My husband adores banana bread, so I am constantly honing my recipe to be more wholesome and nutritious.  That’s not to say this is a health food, but it sure is a delicious compromise.  As flax has been proven to help lower cholesterol, at least in this house, I’ve managed to work it into the […]

Autumn Gold Pumpkin Butter No Sugar Added

All you need is a slow cooker!

What could be better than a spoonful of creamy pumpkin butter sprinkled with chopped pecans?  The answer is, slow cooked pumpkin butter with no sugar added. Once again, my slow cooker brings me great joy.  I usually make pumpkin butter in a pan on the stove.  This year I decided to give the slow cooker […]

Strawberry Mascarpone Dip

I challenge you to not lick the bowl.

Awhile back, I ran across a really tasty Mascarpone dip at Whole Foods. I’ve been wanting to take a stab at my own Mascarpone dip ever since, and tonight I finally did. Ingredients 4 oz Neufchatel cheese 4 oz Mascarpone cheese 2 tbsp skim milk 4 tbsp Splenda 6 oz low fat Greek yogurt (2%) […]

At long last…

Welcome to my cooking blog.  Cooking is one of my first loves these days.  I am always looking for and sharing useful recipes. I use SparkPeople to track my nutritional goals. I joined RecipeZaar as part of my ongoing endeavor to make my cooking and grocery shopping more organized and efficient. I love to do […]