I Like Tomato Sandwiches

One day, I was sitting in my kitchen booth thinking about more ways to eat raw vegetables. Growing up, I was raised to finish my vegetables. Some dinners were harder than others. During my college years, I realized prep or lack there of impacts the taste and texture of vegetables. Meaning, certain vegetables are better... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Pumpkin

As far as I'm concerned, it's officially pumpkin bread season! I love baking it yearround. During the fall, I make it for friends and family. Sometimes, I add it to the dessert menu for Thanksgiving. Although I've baked pumpkin bread for over a decade, I've only used Jenn Segal's recipe for the last five years.... Continue Reading →

Are Digital Recipes Replacing Print Cookbooks

During the 90s, I used to flip through cookbooks to figure out what I was going to make. Sometimes, I'd cut the suggested recipes off of food packages. I didn't have a great filing system. So, they were scattered throughout the spice rack and cookbooks. In the early 2000s, I started searching the web for... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Cooking with Trisha: Potato Soup

Let's admit it, food prices go up and down. The price of convenience can hurt families budgets. This is why families should ask them selves several questions. What am I good at? How can this skill benefit me? Will this improve my families budget? Do I/can I make time for this? If you answered yes... Continue Reading →

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