Category Archives: Recipes


Grandma Brown’s Frozen Custard

When I was growing up my grandma used to cook and bake all of the time.  I was the baker in the family with Grandma.  Before she passed away, she hand wrote her recipes for me and I am going to share them with you.  Some of them are left up for interpretation so I…
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Pasta Diane (Pasta with Pancetta, Basil and Mozzarella)

Chefs will tell you, always use the finest ingredients you can find.  That’s sound advice, no doubt.  But there is also a lot to be said for understanding those ingredients, cooking them with techniques that get the most out of each. The special thing about this dish is how its flavors - the fragrant fresh basil, crispy fried pancetta,…
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Braised Pork with Green Chili Sauce

Mild canned California green chilis season this meaty pork stew. Serve it with rice or as a burrito filling.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Braised Pork with Green Chili Sauce - - Lean Boneless Pork Butt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Onion (Chopped), Garlic (Minced), Green Bell Peppers (Seeded & Chopped), California Green Chilis (Seeded & Chopped), Oregano Leaves (Crumbled), Ground Cumin,…
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Maple & Cream Cheese Jalapeño Poppers by Briohny Gilmour

Mix some cream cheese with 2-3 teaspoons of maple syrup and 2 teaspoons of garlic powder. Cream cheese Jalapeño Poppers: Mix cream cheese with salt and pepper. Add the mixtures to the halved and deseeded jalapeños then wrap with a thin slice of bacon. Secure with a toothpick. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit (180 degrees…
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