Showing posts from June, 2010

Magical Breakfast Cream

When "French Women Don't Get Fat" Meets Weight Watchers A simple yogurt breakfast from the "French Women Don't Get Fat" Cookbook, whose promise is to help us lose 10 pounds over the summer, ahem, effortlessly . Years back, I loved this easy yogurt breakfast all summer long. But thanks to a reader's reminder, it's become my go-to simple breakfast again! Magical Breakfast Cream is an easy, make-ahead breakfast and totally satisfying. Great for Breakfast Meal Prep, Fresh & Inventive. Mere Minutes to the Table. Hearty & Filling. Budget Friendly. Easy DIY. Low Fat. High Protein. Weight Watchers Friendly. Vegetarian.

Lifetime Pancakes

My sister's pancake recipe, perfected over many years. She started off with a tiny batch for making pancakes for just one or two, then expanded the recipe to fit her growing family with a large recipe for a tableful of hungry pancake lovers. It's a recipe that can cross a lifetime! Move over Taco Tuesday, let's Make Tonight a Pancake Night ! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ COMPLIMENTS! "… fantastic. … loved the flavor … really fluffy! Definitely a keeper!" ~ Mrs. FussyPants "… the very best pancakes I have ever made!" ~ Karen "… the only [recipe] I use [for] pancakes" ~ Susan BEST RECIPES! Lifetime Pancakes Made the List! Best Recipes of 2010 The Circle of Life, the Pancake Chapter Once upon a time, a young newlywed relied on a Cooking for Two cookbook, a gift from her sister. Straight off, she loved the cookbook’s pancake recipe, a tiny batch of light and fluffy pancakes just enough for two on lazy Sunday mornin

Cold Shrimp in Creamy Dill Sauce with Capers

Hot weather calls for cold shrimp, here in a "creamy" dill sauce that tastes much richer than the light mayonnaise and buttermilk sauce it really is. It takes just 10 minutes to make, so invite someone for lunch, give it a try! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ This recipe is so quick and easy that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes published every summer since 2009. Watch for new "summer easy" recipes all summer long! With a free e-mail subscription , you'll never miss a one! COMPLIMENTS! "The shrimp salad was great ... " ~ Inkograph Collector Invite a Friend for Lunch! My friend Kathy invited me to lunch last week. We could have gone out, sure, but catching up in her sunny kitchen was so relaxed: no parking hassle, no menu decisions, no interruptions. It made me wonder why I don’t ever say to a friend, “Come for lunch.” "Lunch" that day was a light salad, just fresh shrimp

Spiced Banana Ice Cream Recipe

You scream, I scream, we'll all be screaming for ... the recipe for Spiced Banana Ice Cream, a rich-tasting banana ice cream, made slightly exotic and especially memorable with a trio of pantry spices. Cross-eyed. So go my eyes when a store shelf battles with my brain. It’s a confrontation of choice versus convenience, niche versus necessary, extravagance versus enough. A hundred toothpastes? mustards? light bulbs? dog food? Do we really need so many choices? Y’know, wouldn’t just a few be enough? In fact, research shows that when confronted with more than five options, people just pick one, almost blindly, ignoring labels and price differences – or they walk away empty-handed, unable to make any decision. So it’s been with me and the ‘gallon-size’ ice cream cookbook The Perfect Scoop: Ice Creams, Sorbets, Granitas, and Sweet Accompaniments by pastry chef, cookbook author, food blogger and Paris bon vivant, David Lebovitz. Please don’t take this wrong. I’ve lusted