White Lasagna, Fettuccine Alfredo

White Lasagna 1 lb. lean ground beef 1 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, cubed 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 ½ cups gouda cheese 1 12 oz. container cottage cheese 12 oz. sliced mozzarella cheese 1 cup finely chopped celery 1 clove garlic, minced ¾ cup finely chopped onion 2 tsp. basil 1 tsp. oregano […]

Tiramisu, Cannoli, Biscotti with Almonds

Tiramisu 9 oz. mascarpone cheese 1 cup strong brewed coffee 36 ladyfingers ¼ cup milk ¼ cup sugar 3 Tbsp. rum 2 eggs 1/8 teas. unsweetened cocoa powder Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites. In a bowl mix together the coffee, milk, and 2 tablespoons of the sugar. Soak the ladyfingers in this […]

Creamed Cabbage, Fried Mushrooms, Green Beans with Butter and Garlic Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Creamed Cabbage 1 large head cabbage 4 slices bacon ¼ cup butter or margarine ½ cup sour cream 1 Tbsp. flour 1 teas. salt Wash, core and shred the cabbage. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the bacon until evenly browned. About 10 minutes. Turn the bacon over occasionally. Remove bacon from […]

Antipasto Salad, Caprese Salad, Antipasto Platter

Antipasto Salad 8 oz small shell pasta ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup vinegar ¼ teas. oregano ¼ lb. pepperoni, sliced thin ¼ lb. sliced provolone cheese 1 stalk diced celery 1 medium green pepper, diced 1 small onion, diced 1 small jar pitted green olives 2 small tomatoes, cut into bite size pieces 1 […]

Spiced Nuts, Oyster Cracker Snack, Peanut Butter Popcorn, Chex Snack, Chocolate Saltines

Spiced Nuts 3 cups pecan halves ½ cup butter or margarine ½ cup sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ginger ½ tsp. nutmeg 3 Tbsp. sugar In a large bowl combine the cinnamon, 3 Tbsp. sugar, nutmeg and ginger and set aside. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the […]

Include Some Audience Participation When Speaking In Public

One effective way to capture the attention and hold the interest of your audience when you are speaking in public is to get someone from the audience up on the stage with you.  Have the person from the audience interact with you in some way before you start your actual presentation of the program. When […]

Cleaning Crystal Jewelry

Some people are timid about cleaning their crystal jewelry.  They are afraid that the jewelry will lose its luster and beauty if it is cleaned incorrectly. Crystal jewelry is also associated with healing.  Crystals are said to possess healing powers which help the body to strengthen and rejuvenate. It is important that your crystal jewelry […]

Living With A Two-Year-Old

If you are living with a child about to turn two years old be prepared for frustration.  You have heard of the “terrible twos”.  This really is true.  It is not just a saying. Your life changed when you became a parent a couple years ago.  It is now going to change again dramatically for […]

Following A Low Carb Diet Can Be Easy

Following a low carb diet is one of the most popular diets among the many diet fads available.  People following a low carb diet have found that eating a high protein diet is more filling than a diet of fat and carbohydrates.  As many people have been drawn to this style of eating, many companies […]

Focusing And The Law Of Attraction

Sometimes when you want to attract something you become obsessive in your focus on that particular desire.  Whatever it is you desire is not happening fast enough.  Things are moving much too slow. You may write and post affirmations trying to attract your desire.  You may develop tapes to listen to while you sleep to […]