Simple Shake Recipe for Commuters

I know when my students do not eat before class. I always, always, always know when my students do not eat before class.How do I know?It’s written all over your face. It's in your tone of voice. And some of you even give me the evil eye....more

Italian Grilled Cheese Bites

So what is your favorite comfort food?...more

Chocolate Lime Chips

-From Nancy @!...more

Hamburger Dumplings

I've been craving (and I mean craving) some hamburger lately… Generally Chinese cooking doesn't utilize hamburger much, and so far in Flower Net most scenes are taking place in China. I love some of the Chinese dishes I've been making, but I'm almost homesick for more of an American-style dish… This is my compromise - Hamburger Dumplings. ...more


"Wish I had time for just one more bowl of chili." ~ Last words of Kit Carson, American frontiersman (1809-1868)I had a post written to go with my chili recipe, but after looking up chili I just decided to share some interesting facts with you about this American phenomenon....more

Crockpot Vegetable Soup

With the cold weather this winter, I've been wanting some warm, comforting soup. I decided to make some homemade vegetable soup to keep me warm on those cold days. This soup is not only delicious but nutritious as well. The great thing about this soup is, you can put whatever you want in it...whatever you have around. It's a great way to use up those veggies! Here's what I put in mine:Ingredients:...more

Candy Cane Chex (Or how to eat a half-pound of white chocolate in an hour)

I am a firm believer that Christmas decorations should stay up until at least the second week of January. It's sad enough going back to work after 2 weeks of vacation and half-days, so why is everyone rushing to turn their house back to boring?...more

Clean-Eating Baked Oatmeal Recipe

This recipe uses basic ingredients and delivers on flavour, smell and simplicity. The only thing you'll regret is not trying this one!...more

Hungarian Homecooked Heaven

Sunday, 20 July 2014 Travel is a wonderful thing and I am very thankful for the opportunity; however, there is something so nice about being back at home. In fact, make that many things, including having access to my own kitchen!...more