Asian Spicy Maple and Apple Pork Sliders

Asian Spicy Maple and Apple Pork Sliders

I love it when long before dessert comes, the appetizer is sweet.  So the thought of  cooking a sweet starter really thrilled me, especially when I saw that an apple was needed in the mix. I just had to make this Spicy Maple-Apple Pork slider for my entry to the November Kitchen Play progressive party […]

Tags   Read full article
Snickerdoodles with Spiced Honey Creme

Snickerdoodles with Spiced Honey Creme

What better way to herald the Holiday Cookie Baking season than by starting with a good old favorite …the Snickerdoodle! This cinnamon-dusted cookie made of butter, flour and eggs is almost everyone’s favorite cookie. The beauty of this cookie is in its simplicity of ingredients and baking ease.     But once out of the […]

Tags   Read full article
PEAR GRUYERE PIE

PEAR GRUYERE PIE

It’s the day BEFORE Thanksgiving. Have you baked your PIE yet? Make a different pie . Here’s a delish pear pie that is out of this world. Lucky for me, I got lots of help from my son, Tim and his fiancée, Melissa who are guest posting today with their PEAR PIE experience. Tim and […]

Tags   Read full article
ARROZ CALDO Con PABO: FILIPINO RICE PORRIDGE with TURKEY

ARROZ CALDO Con PABO: FILIPINO RICE PORRIDGE with TURKEY

  “Why do we eat ice cream in the middle of winter?”  “Why do we take hot soup in the summer?” These were two common questions my sons asked when they were little. I never could answer these queries properly. But instead, did what I knew best. Fed them with the most heartwarming, cuddly soup I […]

Tags   Read full article
CRANBERRY HONEY CREME BREAD PUDDING : Thanksgiving Dessert

CRANBERRY HONEY CREME BREAD PUDDING : Thanksgiving Dessert

Once Thanksgiving and the holidays come around, cranberry becomes a mainstay at our dinner table. This year, I am serving cranberry flavors in our bread pudding dessert. My friends at Honey Ridge Farms sent me a fantastic Cranberry Honey Crème and I just knew it would go well with the irresistible bread pudding I always […]

Tags   Read full article
STUFFED CABBAGE ROLLS & “Little Old Lady Recipes”

STUFFED CABBAGE ROLLS & “Little Old Lady Recipes”

Opening the cookbook “Little Old Lady Recipes” was like turning the pages of my Mom’s old cookbooks and recipe clippings from a lifetime ago.  Recipe after recipe of old fashioned home cooking gave me such a warm, fuzzy feeling. It was as though Mom was here again in the kitchen, in her puffed up hairdo, […]

Tags   Read full article
LEMON-HONEY GLAZED SALMON on BEAN SPROUTS & CABBAGE

LEMON-HONEY GLAZED SALMON on BEAN SPROUTS & CABBAGE

My Dad took a spoonful of honey every day. He said it boosted his energy and had enormous health benefits. I believed him. Dad was never sick. He exercised twice daily, ate healthy, lived stress free. For as long as I remember, he always had a jar of honey right next to his daily vitamins. […]

Tags   Read full article
APPLE PANCAKES with RAISINS & WALNUTS

APPLE PANCAKES with RAISINS & WALNUTS

Brunch is best on weekends. You can enjoy the meal longer, plan the day better or just spend more time with the family. One of our family’s favorite brunch fares are PANCAKES. And this time of the year, I make our brunch pancakes more special by adding APPLES. Apples are great this time of the […]

Tags   Read full article
JAPANESE TONKATSU: Breaded Porkchops… Oishii!

JAPANESE TONKATSU: Breaded Porkchops… Oishii!

“Tonkatsu was the very first thing I ordered at a restaurant on my first trip to Japan,” my husband excitedly told me, as he hungrily ate the Japanese breaded pork chop I made for dinner. “It was the most familiar-looking dish and I was just so hungry,” he said. We were reminiscing about his months […]

Tags   Read full article
APPLE MUFFINS with COCONUT CRUMBLE: How To Face Monday with A Smile

APPLE MUFFINS with COCONUT CRUMBLE: How To Face Monday with A Smile

  Today is the Monday after Daylight Savings Time ended for the  year here in the USA. So you had an hour extra to sleep in yesterday. But today is the start of the work week. Once again, you may find yourself dragging your feet. Here are some tips to help you face Mondays, or […]

Tags   Read full article

Warning: include(scripts/wp-pagenavi.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/tx5882/queensnotebook.com/wp-content/themes/clean_blog/index.php on line 72

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'scripts/wp-pagenavi.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/lib/php:/usr/local/php5/lib/pear') in /home/tx5882/queensnotebook.com/wp-content/themes/clean_blog/index.php on line 72