Archives for August 2015

Health Benefits of Coriander

I'd never even heard of coriander until I started looking through recipes in my Grammy's old cookbooks. There was one for some delicious meatballs that called for coriander, so I went out to the store and got some... and immediately fell in love with its fragrance and taste. I Continue Reading

Fast Elvis: Microwave Peanut Butter Banana Bread

  We eat a lot of bananas around here - a lot. We can't really keep them in the house (I'm surprised I had enough around long enough to make this recipe). And one of my favorite ways to eat bananas (besides banana bread) is to slather peanut butter all over the top of them. I Continue Reading

Blah-buster Leftover Chicken: Chicken Curry Casserole

  As I thumbed through my grandmother's old cookbooks one evening looking for inspiration, one recipe in particular jumped out at me: Maharani Chicken Curry (btw, "maharani" means "princess" - and it's a term often used for the wife or widow of a maharajah). My husband and I Continue Reading

4 Reasons Pancakes Are Better Than Waffles

  Happy National Waffle Day! There was a time not too long ago (well, actually about three years ago now) when I thought waffles were better than pancakes. I can't say that's true anymore. Three years ago, I wrote a tribute to the waffle on National Waffle Day. Today, Continue Reading

I Don’t Think I Could Live Without This Sandwich Maker!

    When I was getting married, I registered for a number of kitchen items (don't most new brides?), one of which was this sandwich maker. Proctor-Silex Sandwich Toaster $12.99 on Amazon Honestly, I didn't even know what it was, and I didn't Continue Reading