Diva Ranting: Women of the World…

Woman of the World… We are women of worth. Do not think of us as an object. We are not to be run through the filters of patriarchal ad campaigns. We are extraordinary women who make the world a better place. We fight silent battles every day that would bring many a warrior to their …

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Diva Tasting: Lamb Chops…

Lamb Chops Ingredients 1 Teaspoon Dried Rosemary 1/4 Teaspoon Dried Basil 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme Salt And Pepper To Taste 4 Lamb Chops (3/4 Inch Thick) 3 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1/2 Cup Minced Shallots 1/2 Cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar 3/4 Cup Chicken Broth 3 Tablespoon Butter Directions In a small bowl or cup, mix together …

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Diva Musing: Inner Glow…

Inner Glow How do you think the Universe would speak to you today? Well, I tell you this...it only wants the very best for each of us. However, it is ultimately up to our daily thoughts, to allow the best to happen. The loving Universe would tell you that you are a special vibration of …

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Diva Tasting: Sirloin Tip and Roquefort, Pear Salad…

Herb Rubbed Sirloin Tip Roast  Ingredients 1 1/4 Tablespoons Smoky Paprika 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt 2 Teaspoons Garlic Minced 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Oregano 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Thyme 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 4 ( Pound) Sirloin Tip Roast 1 Bag Of …

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Diva Musing: What’s your Jazz….

What's your jazz (a/k/a passion)? I am the Queen Cronista (indicating some age and wisdom; hopefully). I still don't know what I want to be when I grow up!!! I retired at 62 (after 42 years with Fortune 500 organizations) and became VP of Operations and Media for a Non-Profit Organization. I now manage and …

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Diva Tasting: Penne with Cheese….

Mediterranean Penne n Cheese main SERVES: 4 Ingredients Kosher Salt 8 Oz. Penne Pasta 2 Tbsp. Butter 3 Tsp. Minced Garlic 2 Tbsp. All-Purpose Flour 2 1/2 C. Heavy Cream (or Half-And-Half) Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Tsp. Italian or Tuscan Seasoning 1 C. Shredded Italian Blend Cheese 1 Cup Shredded Parmesan 1 12-Oz. Jar Roasted …

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Diva Rambling: Rules for Sons….

I cannot help but think we could all use this reminder often!!!! Namaste, The Queen Cronista RULES FOR SONS: Vic Underwood RULES FOR SONS: 1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down. 2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs. 3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king. 4. …

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Diva Tasting: Beef Mushrooms And Rice Casserole….

Beef Mushrooms And Rice Casserole  Ingredients 3 Lbs Sirloin Steak Chopped into 3 inch cubes 2 Ounces Dried Or 3 Cups Chanterelle Or Other Wild Mushrooms 3 Ounces Sliced Fresh Button Mushrooms 1 Pkg Cremini Mushrooms Sliced 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 6 Teaspoons Butter 1 Chopped Onion 2 Shallots, Minced 2 Clove Garlic, Minced 2 …

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Diva Musing: What is Your Color?

What's Your Color? If someone asked you something subjective like what their favorite color should be, what would you reply? It is not our place to choose. One must follow the vibration within their very soul to know what is right for them. They must learn to listen to the voice within. Tell them... listen …

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Diva Tasting: White Chile and Cornbread…

It is snowing in the South, Divas...I thought some southern comfort food would serve everyone today.  Enjoy..... White Chile and Cornbread Ingredients 3 Tablespoon Olive Oil 2 Pounds Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breast Halves, Cut Into 1/2-Inch Cubes 1 Onion, Chopped 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced 3 (15.5 Ounce) Cans Great Northern Beans, Rinsed And Drained 1 …

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