Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake

This is a slightly altered version of a cheesecake recipe in the November 2014 issue of Southern Living. It makes 12 servings.         Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake Crust: parchment paper 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons instant espresso 1/4 teaspoon table salt 1/4 cup butter 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup granulated sugar … Continue reading

Salmon and Herbed Cheese Pinwheels

This recipe is from page 22 of Meals in Minutes: Fast Appetizers. They are really good. The recipe makes 24 pieces.       Salmon and Herbed Cheese Pinwheels 6 ounces smoked salmon, thinly sliced 4 ounces cream cheese 1 teaspoon fresh basil, roughly chopped 2 teaspoons chives, roughly snipped Ground white pepper 4 (8 inch) … Continue reading

Butterscotch Bars

This recipe is divine. It is high calories, but great as an every now and then treat. The recipe is from page 68 of Christmas at Home: Delightful Desserts. It makes 16 servings.       Butterscotch Bars 1 (12 ounce) package butterscotch morsels 1/2 cup butter 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 cup walnuts, … Continue reading

Cheese and Pepper Enchiladas

This recipe is adapted from page 462 of Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant. It is really good. The recipe makes 6 servings.           Cheese and Pepper Enchiladas 2 medium onions, chopped 1 -2 large garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon chile, minced 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 1/2-3 cups … Continue reading

Breakfast Casserole

I am not sure where I found this recipe. It is really easy to throw together.           Breakfast Casserole 1 pound sausage 1 onion, chopped 3 potatoes, peeled, shredded 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons cream cheese 2 cups cheddar cheese 8 eggs, beaten Preheat oven to 375F. In skillet, cook sausage for … Continue reading

Stovetop Chicken Pie

This recipe is from the February 2011 issue of Southern Living magazine. It is an easy weeknight meal. The recipe says to ladle the chicken stuff over biscuits. I forgot to do that. My biscuits are cut up on top.  It makes 6 servings.         Stovetop Chicken Pie 8  frozen buttermilk biscuits 1  … Continue reading

Hummingbird Pancakes

This recipe is fabulous. This recipe is from page 184 of the December 2012 issue of Southern Living.                     Hummingbird Pancakes 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1/2 cups buttermilk 1 cup mashed very ripe … Continue reading