My Kitchen * Cherry Pie

My Kitchen * Cherry Pie

Since Monday was President Day - I thought I would share an easy Cherry pie recipe: In honor of George Washington: 1 Box of pie dough 2 cans of Cherry Pie filling1 tap of milk1 tsp Sugar Heat oven to 425°F. Make pie crusts as directed on box.Spoon pie filling into crust-lined plate. Top with [...]

My Kitchen * Mardi Gras

My Kitchen * Mardi Gras

Planning on feeding a crowd for the big day ? Party like you are in New Orleans ! Mom Shrimp and Okra Gumbo 4 strips of bacon1 bunch green onions2 bell pepper/chopped4 T of oil4 T flour2 (10oz) package frozen okra2 lb cleamed Shrimp3 quarts of water1 can tomato1 can tomtao sauce2 gay leaves1 tsp [...]

Drink Wine Day ! Krewe of Bacchus

Drink Wine Day ! Krewe of Bacchus

National Drink Wine Day ! Bacchus Today I am celebrating Mardi Gras : with fun parade hi lights ,recipe and fun. Bacchus was the Roman god of agriculture, wine and fertility, equivalent to the Greek god Dionysus. Dionysius was said to be the last god to join the twelve Olympians. Supposedly, Hestia gave up her seat [...]

My Kitchen * Lava Cakes

My Kitchen * Lava Cakes

WHEN WAS CHOCOLATE LAVA CAKE INVENTED? A chef in New York City, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, is credited with inventing chocolate molten lava cake in 1987.  Vongerichten removed a sponge cake from the oven too early and realized that while the center was still runny, the outside of the cake had a texture and taste that were [...]

Valentine Menu

Valentine Menu

From my kitchen heart healthy Salmon with lemon and rosemary : 2 salmon fillets, bones and skin removed1 lemon, thinly sliced4 sprigs fresh rosemary1 tablespoon olive oil, or as neededsalt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).Arrange half the lemon slices in a single layer in a baking dish. [...]