Recipes

snickerdoodles (dairy free, gluten free, no refined sugar)

I’ve made these gems a few times this winter.  I really liked them – the texture and taste.  I crumbed into my vanilla ice cream and it was true bliss.  Andy ate
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chocolate crusted banana blondies

Jessie’s text to me after I dropped these nuggets off was “Avery just tried your desserts and said they were a miracle in her mouth!”  Avery is her daughter btw
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caramelized onions

I went further on these but forgot to take a final photo – but this is what the onions looked like as they cooked for the French onion chicken meatballs
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french onion soup meatballs

I love French onion soup so when I saw this recipe I knew I had to try it.  So glad I did.  The caramelized onions, rich beef broth and little tasty meatballs
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thai fish curry

This curry is a new favorite of ours –  I made it with flounder which was not the best choice as it fell apart a bit.  I managed to take
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baking tips

I’m going to update and add to this list but for a start… Baking smart: Pre-heat the oven!!  This is very important.  Do not put your cookies/cake/tart in the oven
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general thoughts for the young/Inexperienced cook

IN GENERAL Please try to read all of this section.  It will just take about 4 minutes and you might learn something.  You never know.  There is a separate section
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a note on cilantro

Cilantro is one of my favorite herbs – but it is one of the dirtiest Grit can ruin dish – so to clean it: Fill a bowl with cool water,
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general shopping list for the young adult

Protein – chicken, beef, fish, shrimp (frozen uncooked shrimp are good to have on hand) Fresh oranges, lemons and limes An assortment of fresh veggies, and don’t forget garlic and onion
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butterscotch brownie bars

The title in the NY Times said “These Brownies are as sweet as candy” –  chewy, salty and run through with brown butter…   Well, come on, how could I
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