Lisa Food Blog : Chickpea

Lisa Food Blog : Chickpea

Welcome to my Blog! Today it's all about Chickpeas - - If you have never used them other than humus here some other things to do with them: What is Chickpeas? The chickpea is a key ingredient in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, used in hummus, and, when ground into flour, falafel. It also is important [...]

Christmas Breakfast Casserole

Christmas Breakfast Casserole

Okay ! I know it's Thursday but yesterday I posted my Craft post. It's been that kind of week around here - so here a great recipe I am cooking for Christmas morning : 8 thick slices country white bread, buttered and cubed1 lb loose pork breakfast sausage1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage1 cup shredded white [...]

DIY Wednesday : Coffee

DIY Wednesday : Coffee

Today I am drinking my morning Coffee as i write this post. But what to do with the Grinds ; Here's a few tips and gift idea's Neutralizing Oder Remove Fleas from PetsGarden and CompostKeep bugs and pest away Clean pots and Pans Coffee Scrubs Body scrub ground coffee fresh ground coffee beans is best, but [...]

Sandwich Day : Muffulettas

Sandwich Day : Muffulettas

These gigantic sandwiches were invented a century ago at Sicilian Deli here in New Orleans. The spicy, tangy olive salad is what really sets this meat and cheese sandwich apart. A genuine muffuletta should be made on oven-fresh Italian bread topped with sesame seeds. Be sure and use the highest-quality ingredients available; it really makes [...]

Halloween Ghost and treats

Halloween  Ghost and treats

This weeks Food Blog is all about homemade candy, and treats for Halloween. Let's have fun! Halloween Treat time: My treat box can be found in a ton of colors at Dollar Tree party section. I choose white and decorated it with stickers. And filled with goodies. treat box Ghost Brownie Bites: 1box (18.3 oz) [...]

Lisa Food Blog : Mushrooms

Lisa Food Blog : Mushrooms

Thanks for stopping bye! September is Mushroom month and today as we end the month I am celebrating mushrooms. Mushroom Risotto 6 cups chicken broth3 tablespoons olive oil divided use2 pounds mushrooms thinly sliced1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper2 medium shallots minced (about 1/2 cup)1 1/2 cups arborio rice4 tablespoons butter1/3 cup parmesan cheese freshly grated In a medium saucepan, heat the chicken broth to a simmer.Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil [...]

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Happy Wednesday - today we are making Bread. I am a big Great British Baking Show -so I am channeling Paul Holiday and trying my hand at Hot Cross buns. History facts : A 12th-century monk introduced the cross to the bun. The origins of hot cross buns may go back as far as the [...]

Wellness Wed : Summer Body Scrubs

Wellness Wed : Summer Body Scrubs

I am celebrating Summer ending with some fun scrubs : Pineapple Face Scrub : 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh pineapple1 tablespoon coconut oil1 teaspoon honey1 /4 cup fine cane sugar Mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl.Massage into damp skin and let sit for five minutes. Rinse well with warm then cool [...]