10 Tips for Cooking Fresh Fish

10 tips for cooking fresh fish

Trick and Tips for Cooking Fish. Most doctors say that you should eat more fish.   It is very high in protein and low in calories, especially the white fish varieties.  And oily fish, while having more calories, is high in omega-3 fatty acids, or the “good” fats.  If you don’t care for fish, it may…

Teriyaki Chicken with Vegetables

Teriyaki chicken and vegetables

It’s Chinese Takeaway at home with this Teriyaki Chicken Recipe. I used to be a huge fan of takeaway Chinese food.  Lately, though, I have not enjoyed it as much as I used to.  I don’t know if it is that I ate a lot of it, or whether it really is just not that…

15 Tips for an Awesome Dessert Table

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Dress up your special desserts with a fabulous dessert table. Do you have an upcoming occasion where you will be serving special desserts?  Many get togethers, such as wedding and baby showers, mother’s day teas, charity events and the holidays will often have a dessert table to showcase some lovely dessert offerings.  I’ve put together…

12 Tips for Making a Great Cocktail

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Impress your friends With These 12 Tips for Making a Great Cocktail Have you ever made a cocktail and wondered why your version doesn’t taste like the one you had at your favorite bar last week?  You are not alone. Most of us have made mistakes that make our cocktail a fairly mediocre one when…

20+ Best Bacon Recipes

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Treat your Family to One of my favorite Bacon Recipes Everything goes better with bacon, so the saying goes. Did you know that bacon has its own special day? It is celebrated on the Saturday before Labor Day in the US.  There are also some who think of international bacon day as December 30.   Whichever…

How To Cook Perfect Spare Ribs

The secret to perfect spare ribs is long slow cooking

Summer BBQ Time – How to Cook Perfect Spare Ribs One of the big pleasures of the summer is all of the BBQ cooking that is done.  It is the idea way to socialize with friends when the temps are high and the feeling is casual.  And nothing is better on the grill than perfect…

Amish Food is the Epitome of Real Home Style Cooking

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A look into Amish Food. The Amish people are found in the United States in several rural areas, but primarily around Ohio and Pennsylvania, and also in smaller numbers in Ontario, Canada. Lancaster, Pennsylvania is home to about 16,000 Amish people and is in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch area. Traditional Amish food is…

My Favorite Fudge Recipes

My 20 favorite fudge recipes

Celebrate the Holidays (and any days) with My Favorite Fudge Recipes I know that fudge is commonly thought of a holiday treat, but I love it all year round.  I like any kind of fudge, but my favorites are those with peanut butter and chocolate in them.  Here are 15 of my favorite fudge recipes…

25 Delicious Ways to Use Zucchini and Summer Squash

25 ways to use zucchini and summer squash

25 Ways to use Zucchini What is not to love about zucchini? It is a super easy to grow vegetable, especially for beginning gardeners, is prolific, is low in calories and tastes great. But by the end of the growing season, you are likely to have bucket loads of it and the neighbors will be…

Does Adding Cinnamon to your Diet have Health Benefits?

The pros and cons of adding cinnamon to your diet.

The Pros and Cons of Adding Cinnamon to your Diet Cinnamon does not just taste good on desserts. It  has long been touted as having many health benefits.  Many reports seem to suggest that adding it to your diet can have an overall good effect on your health. But before you reach for a bottle…

Recipes Using Lemonade – Cakes, Cookies, Drinks and More

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It’s Summer time. Celebrate with these Recipes Using Lemonade. Summer is the time for sipping Lemonade, but there are other ways that you can use it other than just as a refreshing drink.  Lemonade adds a nice touch to many other types of recipes too.   Celebrate your summer in style with this collection of recipes…

Oreo Dessert Recipes – Sweet Treat Roundup

25 Oreo Dessert Recipes

Oreo Dessert Recipes to Treat your Family and Friends. One of the favorite afternoon snacks is an Oreo cookie dipped in a glass of milk.  And what is even better than this?  Why an Oreo cookie, which is used to make a completely different dessert.  Grab your glass of milk and get ready to explore…

The Descendants Hawaiian Dip

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Treat Your Party Guests to the Descendants Hawaiian Dip. Get your movie night party off to a great start with this tasty Descendants Hawaiian dip. The dip is named after the 2011 American comedy drama film which was directed by Alexander Payne, featuring George Clooney. (yum for both the dip and the star.) I have…

Taco Stuffed Pasta Shells

Taco stuffed Pasta Shells makes a great, easy week night meal that the kids will love. Get the recipes at recipesjust4u.com/taco-stuffed-pasta-shells

Treat Your Family to these Stuffed Shells – Taco Style We love any kind of pasta at our house, but when I am in the mood for something special, I like to serve stuffed shells. This delicious take on my normal recipe uses Taco sauce to give them a unique Mexican flare. The kids will…

Tips For Making a Perfect Milkshake

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How to Make the Perfect Milkshake With the warmer weather here, it is time to bring on the cold drinks.  And nothing quite says summer like the perfect milkshake.  But a great milk shake is not just about putting cold milk and ice cream and blending it. There are some tips that will ensure that…

20 Ways to Use Ripe Bananas (or Their Peels!)

20 Uses for Ripe Bananas

Frugal Kitchen Tips: Ways to use Ripe Bananas (and Banana Peels!) Waste not, want not, as my grandmother used to say.  She would reach to the ground to pick up a penny!  While I am not quite that frugal, I do like to save money.  And nothing makes me more upset than throwing away food. …

Grilled Chinese Chicken Kebabs Recipe

Grilled Chinese Chicken Kebabs

It’s Grill Time with these Chinese Chicken Kebabs We grill at our house most of the year on a Saturday evening, but during the summer months, the grill is fired up a lot more often. I am always looking for new and interesting recipes to make good use of our barbeque.  Since we also love…