Diva Tasting: Strawberry Cheesecake (No Bake)…

Strawberry Cheesecake No Bake Ingredients: 1 Package Shortbread (36 Cookies) 6 Tablespoons Butter, Melted 8 Ounces Softened Cream Cheese 1 Cup Powdered Sugar 1 (16-ounce) Container Cool Whip, Divided 2 Packages (3.4 Ounce Each) Instant Cheesecake Pudding Mix 3 Cups Half-And-Half 4 Cups Sliced Strawberries DIRECTIONS: Crush the entire package of cookies. A food processor …

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Diva Rambling: Killer Frost…

Killer Frost… We had our first killer frost this morning in the “Boro”. Killer anything sounds so harsh. Yet, it means its time for the wonderful fall plantings and things that bring beauty to spring. It's time for the leaves to change and give us the natural grandeur of colors that makes fall so spectacular. …

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Diva Rambling: Halloween History….

It's that time of year again and I thought I'd do a little reality check with Wikipedia on Halloween History. I like reminding myself were we  and things come from... History Reminder...Halloween Today's Halloween customs are thought to have been influenced by folk customs and beliefs from the Celtic-speaking countries, some of which are believed to have pagan roots.[36] Jack Santino, …

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Diva Tasting: NO BAKE BANANA SURPRISE….

NO BAKE BANANA SURPRISE Ingredients For the Crust 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 stick butter, melted 2 tablespoons sugar For the Filling: 2 (3.4-ounce) packages instant banana pudding 2 cups evaporated milk, chilled 1 cup cold water 2 cups (8-ounce tub) Cool Whip* For the Topping: Banana slices 1 cup (1/2 of an 8-ounce …

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Diva Musing: THE SUCCESS PERSPECTIVE..

THE SUCCESS PERSPECTIVE S-U-C-C-E-S-S- that’s the way you spell success! This was an old cheer we use to use in high school. Hopefully, as we grow in wisdom, we realize that the meaning of success changes significantly with our experiences and mindset (“form follows thought”). I know I pound this concept into the ground but …

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Diva Tasting: Sweetie Pies….

SWEETIE PIES Ingredients 1 Small (1 Ounce) Package Of Instant French Vanilla Flavor Pudding Mix 2 Cups Half-And-Half 4 Cups Strawberry (or Favorite Berry) 12 Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crusts 1 Small (8 Ounce) Tub Of Whip Topping ½ Cup Sprinkles INSTRUCTIONS In a mixing bowl with an electric mixture, prepare pudding according to package …

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Diva Ranting: Manners…

Is it just me! Manners... Last week it was pouring rain and a nice man came over to the car and held his umbrella so I wouldn't get wet. He walked me into the store where we were headed and I complemented him and his mother for raising such a gentleman. He said he made …

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Diva Tasting: Turkey Cheese Casserole…

Another pre-holiday leftover recipe to put in the possibility folder.... Turkey Cheese Casserole Ingredients 4 Cups Precooked Turkey Cubed 2 Cups Broccoli Florets 2 Cups Long Grain White Rice (Cooked) 2 Cans Condensed Cream Of Mushroom Soup Sea Salt And Pepper To Taste 3 Cups Grated Cheddar Cheese 1 Cup Grated Swiss Cheese 1 Can …

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Diva Rambling: To Succeed….

To Succeed... Success is merely a thought away. Success does not have to be such and uphill task. We speak regularly about how the basic physics/tapestry of the Universe is woven by our thoughts. So if we look at success as uphill...then it is!!! If we look at it as something we can achieve then …

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Diva Tasting: Buttermilk Skillet Cake with Pecan Praline Topping….

Buttermilk Skillet Cake with Pecan Praline Topping INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 Cups All Purpose Flour 3/4 Tsp Baking Powder 1/4 Tsp Baking Soda 3/4 Tsp Salt 6 Tb Unsalted Butter, At Room Temperature 1 Cup Granulated Sugar 1 Large Egg 1 Large Egg Yolk 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 3/4 Cup Buttermilk Praline Topping: 3/4 Cup Packed …

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