Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad

Day Boat Cod with Melted Tomatoes and Shaved Fennel and Orange Salad (Family Features) It may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. One common source is cooking oil, such as olive oil. This recipe for cod with melted tomatoes and shaved fennel and orange salad combines healthy olive oil, fish, fruits and veggies all in one amazing dish! Of the cooking oils most commonly used in North America, such as olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil and various vegetable oils, olive oil contains the … Continue Reading →
5 o’Clock Friday: Football Playoff Drinks

5 o’Clock Friday: Football Playoff Drinks

Football playoff season is in full swing! Today I am offering up several cocktails to support your favorite teams courtesy of Sparkling ICE.  What team are you rooting for this season? ARIZONA SWILLER Ingredients 4 oz. SPARKLING ICE Black Raspberry Smashed berries Fresh cut pineapple 2 oz. Club soda Optional Cocktail Version: Add 1 oz. Rum Directions Muddle small handful of berries in the bottom of a glass Combine with SPARKLING ICE Black Raspberry and club soda and mix Top with fresh cut pineapple CAROLINA COOLER Ingredients 4 oz. SPARKLING ICE Pomegranate Blueberry Muddled Blueberries 1 tsp squeezed lemon juice … Continue Reading →
Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Tonight’s dinner was one of the best tasting soups I have ever made, Chicken Tortilla Soup! YUM YUM YUM! The original recipe I saw on Sara Moulton’s Weeknight Meals show on PBS for Charred Tomato, Chicken and Tortilla Soup. I adjusted it a bit, of course, but wow was this good! If you have never watched her show, you should. I have tried many of her recipes and love them all. Start off by charring your tomatoes, onions, garlic and jalapeno pepper. You can do this under your broiler. Just keep an eye on all of them closely. Here are … Continue Reading →
Barbecue Chicken Nachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

There are lots of big football viewing parties happening this time of year and nachos are a snack everyone loves. How about changing things up though and trying these barbecue chicken nachos instead? I’m going to give you the base recipe for the bbq chicken nachos, but you can of course customize them any way you like. Don’t be afraid to try new and different combinations of toppings either, barbecue and Mexican really work well together. Barbecue Chicken Nachos Some other ideas of toppings to serve with your barbecue chicken nachos include… BBQ beans crispy crumbled bacon black beans pickled … Continue Reading →
Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash with Poached Eggs Recipe

Sweet Potato and Chorizo Hash with Poached Eggs Recipe

I seem to be a bit infatuated with different types of hash these days. Not the canned corned beef hash, that Hubby loves, but real homemade hash of different types. Tonight I tried to make something new, a sweet potato and chorizo hash, served with poached eggs. Before today I had never used chorizo in a recipe, but I see it all the time on cooking shows and I thought I would give it a try. Chorizo actually comes in two forms. The Mexican chorizo, what I used tonight, is uncooked. There is also a Spanish chorizo that is cured … Continue Reading →
Cheesy Delicious Small Bites for a Big Party (recipes)

Cheesy Delicious Small Bites for a Big Party (recipes)

Hosting a holiday gathering does not mean you have to have a full sit down dinner. Instead try making lots of small bites and having a buffet where your guests can help themselves. This is actually much easier for the host as well because you can prepare so much ahead of time and then enjoy the party with your guests. Today I’ve got some delicous cheesy recipes and ideas for you all to include at your upcoming holiday party thanks to Jarlsberg cheese and Family Features! Plus be sure to check out the Jarlsberg Cheese giveaway on their Facebook page! … Continue Reading →
Peppermint Crunch Fudge

Peppermint Crunch Fudge

How about an easy sweet treat for the holidays? This one has lots of chocolaty goodness along with the favorite holiday taste of peppermint. This recipe is easy enough to have the kids help you make it too!  Thank you to Family Features and VeryBestBaking.com for sharing this recipe with me. Is this a recipe you might try during this holiday season? #13029 Source: Nestlé Continue Reading →
A Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy

A Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Made Easy

(Family Features) Food. Friends. Family. Football. Thanksgiving would be incomplete without any of them, but the most important is the holiday feast your family and friends have gathered to enjoy while the game plays in the background. Serving up a full holiday spread – from turkey to dessert – that is sure to bring everyone back for years to come is easy with these tips for every stage of the meal. From a Farm Family’s Table to Yours Pair this perfectly pumpkin dessert with a glass of milk for a tasty twist on a holiday favorite. From fourth-generation dairy farmers … Continue Reading →