Fall Festival : The Library Booth

Fall Festival :  The Library Booth

I always make a batch of Popcorn Balls to sell at our Fall Harvest Festival to fund projects for the Melville Library. So come join our Community for some fun and games. Our Booth: Make a Scarecrow craft at the Booth: Paint brown construction paper. yellow construction paper or yellow wool scissors, glue, black marker, [...]

Lisa Food Blog : Chili Recipe

Lisa Food Blog : Chili Recipe

It's the start of Fall and time for some No Bean - Crockpot Chili. No Bean Crockpot Chili : 2 pounds 90% lean ground beef 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 3 bell peppers, finely chopped (I use red, green, and yellow) 4 large garlic cloves, minced (a generous tablespoon) 2 (4-oz) cans diced green chiles (hot, mild, [...]

Chicken Breast with Honey and Balsamic Vinger

Chicken Breast with Honey and Balsamic Vinger

4 Skinless Chicken Breast 1/2 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Black pepper 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1/4 C Balsamic Vinger 1/2 tsp smashed Garlic 1/2 C Chicken stock 2 Tablespoon Honey Season with Salt and Pepper. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Sauté the chicken for 3 to 4 minutes on [...]

Mushroom Cream sauce with Chicken :

Mushroom Cream sauce with Chicken :

September is National Mushroom month and this is an easy skillet recipe that everyone will enjoy in the family. Hope you enjoy it! 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs 2 Tablespoons Olive oil Salt Pepper 8 ounces sliced mushrooms Creamy Parmesan Garlic Sauce: 1/4 cup butter 2 garlic cloves minced 1 tablespoon flour 1,2 C chicken broth 1 cup heavy cream or half and half 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder [...]

Lisa Food Blog: Apple Cinnamon Bread

Lisa Food Blog: Apple Cinnamon Bread

Welcome to my Food blog today! Today I am featuring my Apple bread that I made with some leftover Apples I had. It's perfect for this Fall season... Lisa ½ cup brown sugar,1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon, 2 large eggs room temperature ,½ cup granulated sugar ,½ cup  Butter melted , 1 teaspoon vanilla extract , 1 ½ cups all purpose flour , 1 teaspoon baking powder , ½ teaspoon baking soda , [...]

Home Today: Fortune Cookies

Home Today: Fortune Cookies

Today we celebrate National Fortune Cookie Day! So join me for some fun and Good Fortune! Fortune Cookie history: Most people nowadays believe that fortune cookies were created by a Japanese man named Makoto Hagiwara in 1914 in San Francisco. Hagiwara owned what is now called the Golden Gate Park Japanese Tea Garden, where he served tea [...]

French Apple Tart

French Apple Tart

Welcome to my Sunday baking ! Today's recipe is one of my Mom's. .She loved cookbooks and trying new recipes and always buying new kitchen pans and equipment to make them. So here goes... 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into1-inch cubes, plus 1 tablespoon, melted 11/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling 1/4 teaspoon [...]

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

2 Tbsp olive oil divided ▢ 3-4 oz bone-in pork chops whatever with comfortably fit in your pan Kosher salt and black pepper to taste 3/4 cup low sodium chicken stock 1/2 tsp fresh thyme chopped 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 2 medium apples thinly sliced (I used Gala) 1 small red onion thinly slice 1 tsp Dijon mustard or whole-grain Dijon 1 Tbsp fresh sage chopped 1 1/2 tsp fresh rosemary chopped Season both sides of pork chops with kosher [...]

Easy Carmel Latte

Easy Carmel Latte

½ cup milk any percentage 1 tablespoon caramel plus optional more for topping 1 teaspoon (4g) granulated sugar or to taste 1 tablespoon heavy cream optional ½ cup strong coffee Whipped cream optional for topping Instructions In a small pot, over medium heat, combine milk, caramel, sugar, and optional heavy cream. Heat, whisking frequently until milk is just beginning to steam. If desired, whisk vigorously until milk is frothy. Pour [...]

Peach and Pineapple Sangria

Peach and Pineapple Sangria

2 cups chopped peaches1.75L sauvignon blanc or pinot grigio (or similar)2 cups chopped pineapple4 cups pineapple juice1 cup triple secBegin by chopping peaches and pineapple to roughly 1/2" chunks and add them to the bottom of a large pitcher or drink dispenser . Add pineapple juice, triple sec and white win. Mix well to combine. [...]