Irish Stew

  Total cook time: 3hr Prep time: 30mins. Cook time: 2hr. 30min. Yields: 6 servings  What you will need: . 1-ounce butter. 2 medium onions, chopped. 1 sprig of dried thyme. 7 carrots, chopped lengthways 2-inch pieces. 2 tablespoons of pearl barley. 5 cups of chicken stock...more

How to Make Willy Wonka Marshmallow Pillows

Grandpa Joe and Charlie were half running and half walking to keep up with Mr. Wonka, but they were able to read what it said on quite a few of the doors as they hurried by. EATABLE MARSHMALLOW PILLOWS, it said on one."Marshmallow pillows are terrific!" shouted Mr Wonka as he dashed by. "They'll be all the rage when I get them into the shops! No time to go in, though! No time to go in!"--Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl ...more
I like marshmallows in my hot coco and love peanut butter and fluff sandwiches. Cool ...more

Chicken a la Crockpot

Chicken a la Crockpot...more

Corn Chowder with Chicken Sausage

I have always referred to this soup as Corn Chowder but I feel that because of the addition of the sausage it puts a different spin on it. When I asked Jason what I should call it he said, " A bowl full of awesomeness, perfect for a cold winter's night". Obviously that won't work so for lack of a more creative title I am calling it Corn Chowder with Chicken Sausage.This recipe makes A TON of soup, making it perfect for a crowd or to have around as leftovers. We had more than enough to eat on throughout the week so I was also able to freeze a portion of it as well....more

Delicious Appetizer Bites for Your New Year's Party

A fabulous New Year's Party must include sumptuous appetizers. While I was assembling this collection to serve at a New Year's party, I kept in mind a couple of things:...more
@LivingInnov Hey!  Last night I also made some artichoke and parmesan spread and stuffed it into ...more

Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan, Almond and Panko Topping

I recently purchased a head of cauliflower bigger than a bowling ball. It reminded me of the pictures you see of the blue ribbon winning gigantic squash in a state fair competition....more

Crispy Kale Chips

1 pound curly kale, leaves removed from tough stems, torn into large pieces 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt lemon 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano- Reggiano...more

NaBloPoMo Day 4: New Recipe Saturdays

We've decided we're going to try and cook a new recipe on Saturday nights. Saturday nights without plans that is. J and I both love to experiment with new kinds of food. Unfortunately there aren't too many new and yummy restaurants on the Gold Coast that excite me enough to want to go out every Saturday night. Besides, going out would involve wearing a bra which sometimes is more effort than it's worth. ...more

New recipe

 Pears and figs with blue cheeseBy cookingwithoutlimitsA few years ago I discovered blue cheese. Thirst I didn’t like it at all , but second time I fell in love with it. So, every time I have a chance I eat blue cheese. And the best one is in France, home land of cheese, trust me....more

Challenges and struggles my personal war with my body.

The struggle continues, and continues and Linda Gauthier...more