Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev Prep time: 20 minutes Chill time: 2 hours Cook time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Introduction: This dish is awesome.  A restaurant can’t produce Chicken Kiev as tasty as this nor as fresh and it’s easier than you might think.  Most restaurants who serve this have price tag of over $20 a plate and…

Cheesy Mashed Potatoes 

Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready in: 30 minutes Introduction: If your mashed potatoes are needing something special added just try this recipe.  The Sharp Cheddar cheese adds a special flavor and they will be asking what you did to the potatoes. Ingredients: 6 medium sized potatoes ¼ cup milk 6 Tablespoons…

Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish

Photo Credit InstaViewpoint  Introduction: Love those Danishes.  You can’t beat a warm fresh Danish straight out of the oven with a hot cup of coffee or an ice cold glass of milk. If you like it extra sweet, drizzle on that sweet glaze to give it that extra boost.  These are easy with some puff pastry…

Strawberry Glaze

​ Photo Credit InstaViewpoint  Introduction: We used this glaze on puff pastry Danishes.  It’s not too sweet to mix with the taste of glaze on a puff pastry.  Turns out perfect every time. Strawberry Glaze Ingredients: ½ cup chopped strawberries 2 teaspoon of sugar 1 tablespoon of water and 1 teaspoon of water  1 teaspoon of…

Glazed Carrots

Introduction: What a great way to eat something that is really good for you.  Fixing carrots couldn’t be easier.  Throw them on the stove in some water, mix some brown sugar and butter and you’ve got some really tasty veggies. Prep time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 12 minutes Ready in: 22 minutes Calories: 79 Ingredients:…

Shrimp Tart

Introduction: Tart is what it is called but it’s more like a calzone. The pie crusts turn out nice and flaky and the shrimp cooks up very nicely in the cheese and veggies.  Each of the ingredients turns out to be just the right amount. Serving this with glazed carrots produces a very nice lunch….

Valentine’s Jubilee Pie

​Prep time: 20 minutes  Chill Time: 2 hours   Cook Time: 40 Minutes Calories: ? DISCUSSION: This fabulous pie is one of those melt in your mouth treats.  Its chocolatey flavor mixed with whipped cream and cherry pie filling makes it easy and smooth.  You know those desserts where you take one bite, can’t believe it’s…

Chocolate Curls

​For perfect chocolate curls every time: Melt 2 ounces of chocolate and 1 teaspoon shortening until smooth.  Pour melted chocolate onto back of baking pan.  Spread ¼ inch thick with metal spatula.  Let stand in cool dry place until firm. (do not refrigerate.)  When chocolate is firm, use small metal pancake turner to form curls….

Marinara Sauce

Photo Credit: InstaViewpoint Marinara Sauce  INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 medium onion, diced (about 3 tablespoons) 3 cloves garlic, chopped 3 1/2 cups whole, peeled, canned tomatoes in puree, (one 28-ounce can), roughly chopped A pinch of fresh thyme A pinch of fresh basil 2 teaspoons kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions: In…