Potato Salad

Simple & delicious, this potato salad is just good! I make it at least a couple of times during the summer. As with almost every food, there are many recipes for potato salad but when I want a side dish that compliments the rest of the meal without overshadowing it with too strong a flavour, I make my potato salad this way!

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Chicken Soup in the Instant Pot

Well, I decided to make a chicken soup in the Instant Pot. Usually I cook my soup for hours & hours on the stove & then some more! Lots of skimming & skimming…this is how my grandmother made her chicken soup & my mom & my sisters… but I have found a new way for me!!!! This soup was so delicious…full of flavour…Unless I am going to make a lot of chicken soup for a crowd, I am going to make my chicken soup in the Instant Pot from now on!! The final amount of soup that I got is exactly the amount of water I put in… no evaporation in the Instant Pot.

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General Tso’s Chicken

Chinese food at home! Such a good thing! This recipe is pretty easy! It was delicious. it seems I am always saying that about the recipes I am blogging, but it is true! I do not post recipes that I don’t think are good enough for you to try! recipes on this blog are to  This General Tso’s chicken is definitely worth making! Continue reading “General Tso’s Chicken”

Cheezies….An Appetizer

This recipe was from my aunt, Marilyn Lyman. I was going through her recipes one day & came across this typewritten recipe for Cheezies… they are a homemade cheese kind of cracker ….The image I get when I think of these is having them at a cocktail party, with the men & woman dressed to the nines.. chatting , drinking martinis & having these lovely little cheese crackers ….

The recipe is a bit vague… I tried them 2 different ways. One as it was written on the card.. mixed by hand…they were a bit crumbly& chunky…..so I tried them again using the food processor & they came out more to my liking..the texture was smooth & the cracker was not crumbly’

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Baked Chicken Wings – 2 kinds…Hot & Sweet

This post is originally from February 2018… but I am making these wings for dinner tonight & will serve them with a platter of cut up veggies

Here is a recipe for 2 types of chicken wings..one hot, not too hot, & one sweet…not too sweet…so easy for anyone to enjoy!

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Challah ( makes 4 round loaves or 3 twisted loaves) Updated Sept/18

I’m sure there as many recipes for Challah as there are stars in the sky..well, maybe not quite but really, there are a lot of recipes. And..most people feel that their recipe is the best… and I am sure they are! This recipe is the one I use to make round Challah for Rosh Hashanah… I don’t use this recipe during the year since it makes 4 saves & I don’t need that many every week.

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