Slow Cooker Steel Cut Oatmeal

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Slow Cooker
by Ann on 21/02
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I’ve mentioned a time or two in this space that I enjoy my morning oatmeal!  When I haven’t kept up with the demand for baked oatmeal or when… Read More »

STAT Chicken Noodle Soup

In Easy Meals, Pasta, Soups
by Ann on 19/02
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NOTE:  Following is an excerpt from my February column in the Lancaster Sunday News.  For the link to the referenced “Ask the Pediatrician” column, which may be of particular interest if you… Read More »

Parmesan Crusted Salmon

In Easy Meals, Seafood
by Ann on 18/02
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A version of this recipe was the first seafood dish I ever served to company when I was newly married 18 or so years ago!  I have given… Read More »

Honey Sweetened Corn Muffins (gluten-free option)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Snacks
by Ann on 18/02
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My husband adores cornbread, so I have made it scores of different ways over the years. Since his birthday is today, and because we like to start birthdays… Read More »

Honey Lollipops — a Natural Sore Throat Remedy

In Cookies & Candy, Crafts, Healthy Options, Kitchen Basics, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 17/02
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In the past few months, I have read several times about the antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-fungal properties of honey and cinnamon.  I am certainly not a doctor, but… Read More »

Orange-Infused Chocolate Chunk Brownies

In Desserts, Snacks
by Ann on 16/02
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Who remembers the Pepsi Challenge?  Years ago, I remember going to a mall while with my family in the Poconos and seeing the stand. I thought it was… Read More »

Raspberry Peach Coconut Smoothie

In Breakfast Foods, Drinks & Smoothies, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 14/02
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We sometimes enjoy smoothies for breakfast, although I more frequently make lunch out of them.  For a meal on-the-go, the make-ahead recipes (see drinks and smoothies category) are… Read More »

Braised Chicken with Rice and Spinach

In Chicken, Gluten-Free Options, Rice, Soups
by Ann on 11/02
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AND THE WINNER OF THE COOKBOOK IS…..  SUSAN WOODRUFF!!!  Susan, if you could please email your address to me, I will forward it to Elizabeth Songster and she… Read More »

BBQ Chicken Salad with Better-for-You Buttermilk Ranch

In Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Salads
by Ann on 07/02
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This is a frequent occurrence in our house.  A hearty salad, thrown together at the last minute.  For me, the trick to a speedy dinner that tastes great… Read More »

Baked Cheddar Spinach Squares

In Appetizers, Casseroles, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 06/02
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  Today’s menu item is similar to quiche and may be used as a bite-size appetizer or cut into bigger squares for a veggie option on your dinner… Read More »