Fats: the good and the bad

 

I don’t know about you but when I read about fats, poly, trans, unsaturated, saturated, I get confused. So here it is.

BAD FATS                 

 Saturated Fat                                                           Trans Fat                                                                                                  

                                                                   

Saturated fats clog arteries and raise total                                                        Trans fats were “invented by scientists to provide a better shelf life for and bad cholesterol […]

French Onion Soup

Believe it or not but my kids loved French Onion soup from the time they were about 10 years old. Maybe it was just the little oven proof ceramic crocks with the handle that they liked. Here is a delicious recipes sure everyone will like.

  Note: I left out the wine and sherry when I […]

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake Preheat oven 375F 1 1/2 cups canola oil 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt

2 cups grated carrots 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup raisins, optional ( I prefer without)

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Rudy Yaccabucci’s Hot Peppers (passed down to Bud Martin)

When my husband was a boy, he used to visit his next door neighbor, Rudy Yaccabucci, so he could eat his hot peppers with garlic in oil. We were recently visiting my sister in Ocean Grove and as a present (knowing she likes these hot peppers) brought her a jar. The picture was […]

If you have to feed your kids……and we all do

We have all been through this,”MOM, I DON”T LIKE THIS, I DON”T WANT TO E-E-E-AT”!!

Well here is a recipe that literally takes minutes and the kids will love it. You will need 2, 12 inch flour tortillas, a favorite low fat, or not, cheese, shredded mozzerella, cheddar, Monteray jack, (or if your kids are real […]

Eggplant Parmesan

Yesterday, my neighbor Carol brought us a bunch of eggplants and peppers from her brother’s garden. Right away I thought, eggplant Parmesan. Luckily it was not a hot day, as a matter of fact earlier in the day it was pretty cool here down at the shore. We were getting rain from Hurricane Danny as […]