Stop Making Undercooked Homefries

Have you tried to make homefries? If so, do you have trouble balancing a crispy outside with a soft center? I used to struggle with this. I tried different oils and seasoning. Whether I baked them or pan seared them, the potato always tasted raw. Turns out I was missing an important step. About five... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Lactaid Milkshake

Over the summer, I've been seeing sponsored posts about Lactaid icecream. My family drink lactaid milk. So, I'm not suprised Instagram and Facebook keep suggesting these posts. During a Friday shopping trip, I went down the frozen looking for MyMochi and Halo Top. I grabbed Cookies & Creme mochi and Mango mochi. My favorite Halo... Continue Reading →

Sally’s Peanut Butter M&M Minis Cookies are Addictive

Although I have over 20 years of baking experience, I cannot create recipes. When I am in the mood to bake, I take a look at my pantry. I pick my key ingredients and start searching for recipes online. On this particular morning, I decided to use the left over M&M Minis from my husband's... Continue Reading →

Steak-UMMS Cheese Steaks for Dinner

When it comes to feeding my family, I try to incorporate fresh vegetables as much as I can. Some of my favorite vegetables to work with are peppers, mushrooms and onions. Fresh vegetables and fruit have a short shelf life. Regardless of the recipe, I dice, chop or slice a portion of them in advance.... Continue Reading →

Tropical Snacks for Bargain Prices at Marshalls

Marshalls is one of my favorite stores, because I can buy quality products at a marked down price. In terms of merchandise, Marshalls is like Burlington Coat factory. It is very easy to get lost in the savings, because of their departments. Yesterday, I went to Marshalls to pick up shoes for my boys. I... Continue Reading →

Mommy and Me No-Bake Valentine’s Day Treats

The season of love is coming soon. That's probably why kid-friendly Valentine's Day crafts keep popping up on my Facebook Newsfeed. These unsolicited posts made me think about tasty projects for my children. My eldest son loves to help me in the kitchen. Learning to cook is an importnat life skill. When I take out... Continue Reading →

Today is Ice Cream Sandwich Day! The holiday started in the 1900s. It is celebrated every year Aug 2. The original sandwich was made with milk biscuits and ice cream. They quickly gained popularity, because they were cheap and portable. Today, ice cream sandwiches are not hard to find. Most convenient stores sell them. You... Continue Reading →

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