Debonne Reisling-An Excellent Ohio Wine
Apr20

Debonne Reisling-An Excellent Ohio Wine

The other day I was shopping at my favorite Italian Market on my lunch hour- I was in a hurry- when I picked up a bottle of Riesling to go with my Menopause Mafia writing that night. What? Did you think I was going to say it was to go with dinner? I prefer Rieslings from the Rhine River Valley. Being in a hurry I didn’t realize what I was picking up- I was pleasantly surprised to find a new wine that come from a region just a...

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Chicken Ciabatta Pizza
Apr20

Chicken Ciabatta Pizza

Chicken Ciabatta Pizza 1 large chicken breast, cubed ½ onion, diced 1 tomato, diced 1 loaf Ciabatta or French bread cut in half 1 cup ranch dressing ¼ cup Frank’s Red Hot Sauce (any hot sauce) ½ bag shredded mozzarella In hot skillet cook chicken, tomato and onion in butter until chicken in done and onion is caramelized Mix ranch and hot sauce to taste and spread on bread Top with chicken, tomato, onion and cheese Broil until cheese...

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Beet Pickled Eggs
Apr20

Beet Pickled Eggs

Beet Pickled Eggs 1 cup vinegar, white or cider 4 tablespoons of sugar 4 teaspoons of brown sugar 1 ½ tablespoons pickling spice 2 cans of beets, sliced or whole 1 ½ dozen hard boiled eggs 1 large onion, sliced 1 very large airtight glass Mason jar Combined vinegar, sugars, beet juice (setting beets aside) and pickling spice in a sauce pan Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes Remove from heat and let completely cool Place hard...

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Cabbage Rolls
Apr20

Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage Rolls 1 large head of cabbage 2 lb. hamburger 1 egg, slightly beaten ½ lb. sausage ¼ cup of rice (rinsed) ¼ cup of bread crumbs 1 small onion finely chopped ¼ of a green pepper diced small salt, pepper, parsley flakes, Accent, and paprika to taste 1 package sour kraut 2 cans tomato sauce Pork backbone/ribs (enough to cover kraut) Instructions Cut out core from cabbage Parboil cabbage in large kettle in boiling water for about...

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Temptation Calling
Apr19

Temptation Calling

The chocolate cake was taunting me tonight, calling me from a bar I love and being very charming about it too. There’s a double whammy, decadent chocolate cake,  alcohol and the perfect nonjudgmental environment to indulge in.  A little whiskey mixed with this particular cake recipe is a heady combination-it could keep me walking on clouds for days or at lease a few hours until the hangover hits and takes it’s substantial...

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Temptation
Apr19

Temptation

Imagine a big triple layer fudge cake with fluffy milk chocolate icing oozing out in between the layers. The perfect sweet confection in taste and form. Your mouth waters as you slice in to it.  You just know it will be perfectly moist, rich, decadent. The first bite sends you into ecstasy, the second is even better. The rich texture of a crumbly moist cake with smooth icing. It’s all you can do to hold on to your table manners....

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