Want to be able to make a great coffee? Easy! Here’s the equation: Good coffee = right amount of ground coffee + right amount of cold water
Problem: all coffee makers measure water differently, which makes it difficult to figure out exactly how much water to use. That’s easy enough to fix.
For easy to follow tips (with pictures) and a step-by-step picture book recipe, just click this link or the picture at the top of the page.
I commented to a fellow and very friendly Corridor Nine Chamber of Commerce member at a local food drive recently that downturned faces are everywhere. I see those sad, stress-etched faces in grocery store aisles, on sidewalks and in cars driving by on the road. My Chamber friend Karen smiled and agreed. Read more »
Got turkey leftovers? No problem! Just click any picture on this page for step-by-step picture book directions showing how to make turkey nachos quickly and easily. All it takes is your favorite corn (or any) chips, leftover turkey, canned beans (optional) and melted cheese topped with your choice or a combination of sliced avocado, chopped tomato, chopped onion, sour cream or plain yogurt and/or salsa. Read more »
Want a Thanksgiving turkey that looks more like this…
No problem. Read more »
What’s Thanksgiving without pie? You gotta’ have it!
Pie fillings are usually very easy. But what about the crust?
I used to think pie crust was too delicate and required being way too precise even to want to try to make it on my own. But last year I gave it a shot. My first crust turned out fine though it stuck like glue to the waxed paper as I rolled it out because I very purposefully blew off the part in the directions I used that mentioned refrigerating the dough before rolling it out. Read more »
Thanksgiving; my favorite holiday! All that’s expected is getting together with family and friends for a good homemade meal. Now, there’s not a lot I can do about your family and friends, but if you’re wide eyed and white knuckled about the meal, I sure can help with that with this:
But for right here, right now, how ‘bout kicking the tires and taking a good look under the hood to see how this help really works with freshly made mashed potatoes. Easy! For a complete easy to follow step-by-step video and picture book recipe, just click the picture at the top of the page or this link.
I “met” Marie Cruickshank on LinkedIn through a group discussion about food. I’ve gotta’ say, that’s probably the coolest thing about the Internet: “meeting” people from all over the world – or even right around the corner at home – that I otherwise never would’ve known even existed. Yah, I put those two “meet” words above in quotes because I’ve never actually met Marie or most of the people I’ve been in touch with on the Internet. But Marie’s by far one of the most reliable people I’ve ever had the pleasure to know. Read more »
You bet French toast can go savory – very quickly & easily. All you need is your favorite cold cuts, cheese and either a pear or apple. You can then top that with your choice or a combination of your favorite salad dressing, dried fruit, a shot of Parmesan cheese, and ground black pepper. Just click either picture on this page for an easy to follow step-by-step picture book recipe. Read more »
All right, here it is election night, and just to have something warm and sustaining to wake up to in the morning when, hopefully, we’ll have a president named, here’s the second of three alternative French toast toppings, all in pictures: French Toast with Yogurt Jam & Fresh Fruit. Read more »
Love French toast but want a topping that’s got some legs to it that’s not just super sweet? Easy! And, hey, since Election Day’s thankfully right around the corner, how ‘bout I provide you with freedom of choice? I’ll put up one new recipe every day for the next three days. Here’s the first – and easiest – topping: nut butter & jam. Read more »