Cooking · Dinner

Meatball Sub Sandwiches

I've heard stories about the appetites of teenage boys for many years. All of my friends with older man-children talk about the heaps and piles of food they plow thru. I have to admit, I didn't really believe all the tales. Then, I had my 14-year-old nephew stay with me last week. I'm a new… Continue reading Meatball Sub Sandwiches

Appetizers · Cooking · Dinner

Crispy Parmesan Asparagus Fries

In general, my kids are very good at eating their vegetables. But I'm always looking for ways to make them more appealing. Although they'll both eat asparagus with just a little olive oil, salt n' pepper - they certainly don't gobble it down like they did these crunchy flavorful asparagus fries. Yum yum! These would… Continue reading Crispy Parmesan Asparagus Fries

Baking · Bread · Snacks

Pretzel Bites

It's that time of year again. No more family Christmas parties with your crazy Uncle Lou who makes inappropriate remarks after a few glasses of Granny's homemade nog. The presents are opened & carols all sung. You've convinced yourself that the tree and lights can stay up while you do absolutely nothing for a few… Continue reading Pretzel Bites

Bread · Cooking

Brown Sugar Croutons

Quick and simple but oh so delicious! Serve with your favorite savory soup. I served this up with my Gourmet Pumpkin Soup tonight. Brown Sugar Croutons 4 pieces good quality french bread 3 T butter 1 T brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 C shredded parmesan cheese Combine sugar, butter and cinnamon. Spread on bread… Continue reading Brown Sugar Croutons