Acorn Squash

Tonight for dinner,  I had a couple of acorn squashes that I had bought about a week ago. My family for the most part, is not overly fond of acorn squash, so I keep trying to make it more interesting. Because afterall, the fall is squash season. Well, I cut them in half lengthwise […]

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 […]

How about a party on a budget!

Fight the doldrums of February. Have a party! You don’t have to spend a lot; some appetizers, beer and wine ( and if they are your friends, ask them to bring their favorite beer or wine) and an inexpensive buffet dinner.

  

Appetizers                                                                         

That old favorite, pigs in the blanket. At Christmas, I served […]

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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