Cranberry-O Granola & Granola Coffee Cake

Today’s delicious dish – Cranberry-O Granola   Granola is delightful, as well as expensive and high in calories.  But it can be a nutritious part of a person’s diet if consumed in reasonable portions and not too often.  Making granola at home gives me the chance to control the amount and type of fat and sugar,…… Continue reading Cranberry-O Granola & Granola Coffee Cake

Mexican Hot Chocolate & Chocolate Pie

Today’s delicious dish – Mexican Hot Chocolate   If your only experience of hot chocolate is what you get when you combine a packet of brown powder with hot water, you are in for a treat when you make this recipe.  Mexican Hot Chocolate is traditionally rich, sweet, and a bit spicy.  Some versions of it…… Continue reading Mexican Hot Chocolate & Chocolate Pie

Big Biscuits & Biscuits and Gravy

Today’s delicious dish – Big Biscuits   Although there are many timesaving alternatives to making biscuits, there is no biscuit that tastes as good as a homemade biscuit.  There are a lot of ways to make them – whole wheat or white flour, shortening or butter, buttermilk and baking soda or milk and baking powder –…… Continue reading Big Biscuits & Biscuits and Gravy

Creamed Spinach & Spinach and Ham Quiche

Today’s delicious dish – Creamed Spinach    Creamed spinach, a steakhouse favorite, is very easy to make at home.  It is a seemingly-fancy dish that is pleasing even to some who think they don’t like spinach.  I love creamed spinach with all kinds of meats and fish. This recipe uses frozen chopped spinach.  Be sure…… Continue reading Creamed Spinach & Spinach and Ham Quiche

Ginger Cookies & Ginger Pear Cheesecake

Today’s delicious dish – Ginger Cookies   Homemade cookies are the best.  I think they are worth the work every time, and I believe my family agrees – especially when they are not the ones doing the work!  Some ginger cookies are quite crispy (gingersnaps), but these cookies are nicely soft and very gingery.  Be sure…… Continue reading Ginger Cookies & Ginger Pear Cheesecake

Salmon en papillote & Salmon Patties

Today’s delicious dish – Salmon en papillote    Salmon is so very delicious, and so very healthy.  My whole family loves salmon, for special occasions and for everyday meals.  It can be expensive, but we think it’s worth it.  For many years, I kept monkeying around with salmon, trying to do increasingly amazing things with…… Continue reading Salmon en papillote & Salmon Patties

Chunky Skillet Applesauce & Pork Sausage Patties

Today’s delicious dish – Chunky Skillet Applesauce   Homemade applesauce is such a treat.  Some of us were fortunate to have mothers and grandmothers who made applesauce, so we know how delicious it is.  Although the applesauce I can buy in the store is plenty good, and it is certainly easy and cheap, I think homemade…… Continue reading Chunky Skillet Applesauce & Pork Sausage Patties