Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

Dill Pickle Soup

Time: 30 minutes Growing up in the ’70s – this song was played at every wedding, resulting in a mass group of people doing the polka! I haven’t heard it in years, but I made this delicious soup (which we love to have at a local Eastern European Restaurant) and it jogged my memory –…

Breakfast Wrap or Breakfast Quesadilla? Ohhh, the choices!

Luba sings a tune called “Let it Go” that fits with the purpose of this blog – to change our conventional ways of looking at breakfast. “Uniformity, Conventionality, Is the fate of our existence. Keep it safely at a distance.” Today – I offer you two simple breakfasts with essentially the same ingredients, with lots…

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Time: 20 minutes “Hold on tight and let the flight begin” – words from the theme song of one of my favorite James Bond movies – Roger Moore is my favorite Bond… These creamy cheesy grits are amazing for breakfast, brunch or a side dish. For a breakfast cheat, you can make them the night…

Creamed Spinach

Time: 20 minutes Your family will “Say Yes” to this side dish of delicious greens. Here is the thing – they are fast and easy to make and a good source of vegetable greens. I like to make it as a side dish for supper and then heat it up for breakfast as a side…

Beef Noodle Soup

Time: 20 – 30 minutes ” Someone told me long ago, there’s a calm before the storm. I knowIt’s been comin for some time.” On days when you have a lot going on, but need a quick delicious, hot meal, consider this recipe. It is quick and covers the major food groups: vegetables, protein, fruit…

Shrimp Omelette

Time: 15 minutes “Oh, I could hide ‘neath the wings of the bluebird as she singsThe six o’clock alarm would never ringBut it rings and I rise wipe the sleep out of my eyesThe shavin’ razor’s cold, and it stings Cheer up, sleepy Jean, oh what can it meanTo a daydream believer and a homecoming…