Baklava

Introduction: Preheat oven to 325 degrees F after step 4. We want to make this very clear.  Baklava is a time consuming process.  It took us 1 hour just to layer the Fillo dough and butter.  It takes patience.  But, IT’S WORTH IT!  This Baklava is delicious.  We had this love hate relationship with Baklava…

Blueberry Biscuits

This recipe produces a medium weight biscuit. Just right for delivering a delicious cream cheese spread or sticky honey. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons sugar 4 tablespoons butter or margarine or 1/2 stick 3/4 cup buttermilk 1 egg 1 cup fresh blueberries Directions: Mix flour, baking powder and sugar…

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….

Beef or Sausage Spinach Manicotti

Photo credit: InstaViewpoint Beef or Sausage Spinach Manicotti Ingredients: 1 pound fresh spinach, stems trimmed and well washed or a 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed Kosher salt, plus 1/2 teaspoon 12 manicotti shells 3 cups marinara sauce, recipe follows 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese (about 1 pound) 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (about 4 ounces) 1…

Pork Pot Pie Stew

In a 6 Quart Crock Pot Mix: 1 can cream of chicken 2 cans Cream of Celery 4 bouillon cubes 2 Cups Water 1 3 lb bag of frozen Vegetables 1 10 ounce bag frozen Peas 2 to 4 Cooked Pork Chops Throw it all in the Crock Pot on low.  Four hours later, you’ve…