Roasted Cream of Tomato Basil Soup

  Ingredients: 4 tablespoons olive oil 10 plum tomatoes, halved and seeds removed. 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 fresh thyme sprigs 1 teaspoon white sugar 1 large bunch of fresh basil 1 quart chicken stock 1/4 cup cream salt & freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 425*F. Line … Continue reading

My favorite biscuits!

“Ruth’s Diners Mile High Biscuits” Originally from: Ingredients: 3 c. flour (I have used 1/2 white flour and 1/2 wheat and they turn our great!) 1 1/2 t. salt 1 T. sugar 1 1/2 t. baking powder 1 stick butter 3/4 c. buttermilk (I have made these with buttermilk as well as the ‘homemade’ buttermilk … Continue reading

Cherry Pineapple “Dump” Cake

Easiest recipe ever. Take one of those 9×13 baking pans for cakes or whatever. Dump in 1 can of cherry pie filling, one of crushed pineapple (with the juice). Stir them up. In a bowl, dump in a yellow cake mix (just the dry mix, don’t add eggs or water or whatever). Add 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Banana Colada Bread

I should call this the Banana Bread saga. I set out to create the ultimate banana bread – and to do it in a relatively healthy way. It took a lot of testing, but this is what I came up with. The coconut is optional, but it gives a great texture, some structure to the … Continue reading