Family Recipes Basic Breads and Easter Bread

Both of my grandmothers were great cooks and bakers. My mother and my aunts were as well, so I am grateful I had the chance to learn from a long line of good cooks. My grandmother Thelma who I was lucky enough to have grown up with made everything and I mean everything great. I... Continue Reading →

Povitica Croatian Walnut Sweet Bread

I loved hearing stories about my my grandmother Anna Radenic Briglovich. She and my grandfather Frank (Franjo Brigljevic) Briglovich came to this country as married young teenagers from Velika Gorica Croatia. My father was the youngest of 13 children.   My father used to talk about how good of a cook his mom was, how... Continue Reading →

Stained Glass Window Fudge

Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips or 12 ounces best quality dark chocolate, finely chopped 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 bag (10.5 ounces) colored mini marshmallows Directions 1. In a large bowl combine butter and chocolate. Microwave on high for approximately 45 seconds. Stir then repeat at 20 second... Continue Reading →

Moms Stove Top Pot Roast

My mother made the best Pot Roast. I can smell and taste it now. On the rare occasion I eat beef I make this. Especially now that it’s cold out. Stove Top Pot Roast Ingredients •1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds) •2 to 3 garlic cloves, sliced •2 tablespoons olive oil •1... Continue Reading →

Pasta and Chimichurri Sauce

I love to cook. But sometimes when your not feeling up to par I like something healthy and fast without ordering take out. This dish is on the table in no time. Enjoy Pasta and Chimichurri •16oz angel hair pasta Sauce •1 1/2 cup parsley •2 fresh basil leaves •4 cloves garlic •Juice of half... Continue Reading →

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I think I will be starting a new blog just for recipes Opinions? I really want your opinions Since I am a health leader and advocate who lives with several chronic conditions Should I focus on just that or have a mix

Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta.

If you are an eggplant lover, this dish is for you! If you are on the fence about eggplant this will make you a lover for sure. Eggplant and tomato sauce flavored with capers and green olives and mixed with quinoa spaghetti, fresh parsley, and Parmesan cheese. This Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta is a 30-minute vegetarian... Continue Reading →

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