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Easy Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

Tomato Sauce, Spaghetti Sauce, Marinara… whatever you call it, here’s an easy basic starter recipe to make it at home. Use the recipe as is, or experiment. 3 TBSP olive oil (I use rice bran oil) 1 large, chopped onion 1 TBSP chopped garlic or 3 cloves 2 28 oz cans of diced tomatoes, unflavored […]

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Hawaiian Dip Recipe

Originally uploaded by madaise. This recipe has been in my collection for years. It’s an all-time favorite, always requested, if not expected, at many family gatherings. 2 loaves hawaiian bread 8 ounces real mayonnaise 1 chopped green onion 2 tsp beaumonde spice 3 tbls parsley flakes 3 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic salt 2 […]

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Creamy Garlic Spread

2 whole heads garlic, unpeeled 4-6 grape tomatoes, each cut into wedges or sliced 1 TBSP olive oil 1 container (8 oz) chive & onion soft cream cheese 1/4 tsp. dried oregano leaves 1/4 tsp. salt Slice off top quarter of each garlic head so the garlic is visible, but don’t separate cloves. Place garlic […]

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Tatertot Casserole

Originally uploaded by madaise. Tatertot casserole is a kid favorite and easy to make! Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 bag tatertots 1 can cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup 1 can cheddar cheese soup 1 cup milk 8 oz sour cream (optional) 1. Brown ground beef, drain, rinse. 2. Mix cans of […]

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Homemade Hummingbird Nectar Recipe

Attracting Hummingbirds and other Birds No need to buy the powdered Hummingbird Nectar mix from the store for this rewarding hobby. Instead, make your with this simple hummingbird nectar recipe. You only need water and white sugar – super simple and easy to make. Use the following proportion: 1 part regular white sugar to 4 […]

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Simple Chili

In our house, food is always at the most simple combination. The more basic it is, the more likely it will be eaten. Picky eaters at your house too?

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Caramel Frappuccino Weakness

I admit it. I’ve got a Starbucks Frappuccino weakness. Caramel specifically. I thought to make the perfect frapp, I’d need to get a cappuccino machine. How wrong I was. I had to do some tweaking, but came up with a Caramel Frappuccino recipe that is a right-on for Starbucks. Here you go: Caramel Frappuccino Recipe: […]

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