Diva Tasting: Noni’s Linguine With Clam Sauce…

Noni's Linguine With Clam Sauce Ingredients 1 (8 Ounce) Package Linguine Pasta 2 Tablespoons Butter 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1/4 Cup Minced Sweet Onion 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 2 (10 Ounce) Cans Baby Clams, Drained With Juices Reserved (such As Bumble Bee(R)) 1 Tablespoon white wine 1 (16 Ounce) Jar Alfredo Sauce (such As Classico(R)) …

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Diva Tasting: Italian Beef Vegetable Soup..

Italian Beef Vegetable Soup Ingredients 2 Pounds Lean Ground Beef 1 Cup Chopped Onion 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced 8 Cups Beef Broth 1/2 Cup Water 1/2 Cup Red Cooking Wine 2 Large Cans Diced Tomatoes Undrained 2 Cups Thinly Sliced Carrots 1 Tablespoon Packed Fresh Basil Leaves 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 (8 Ounce) Can …

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Diva Tasting: Zuppa/Soup Italiano…

Zuppa/Soup Italiano Ingredients 1 Pound Bulk Mild Italian Sausage 1 1/4 Teaspoons Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 4 Slices Bacon, Cut Into 1/2 Inch Pieces 1 Large Onion, Diced 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic 5 (13.75 Ounce) Cans Chicken Broth 6 Potatoes, Thinly Sliced 1 Cup Heavy Cream 1/4 Bunch Fresh Spinach, Tough Stems Removed Directions Cook …

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Diva Waxing Poetic: Dreams…

Dark Night of the Soul Poetry for those in need....Namaste, The Queen Cronista.... DREAMS Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. Langston Hughes

Diva Waxing Poetic: A Brave And Startling Truth …

The late great poet laureate Maya Angelou  has a way of putting life in perspective when I'm pondering things.  I hope you enjoy...Namaste, The Queen Cronista BY MARIA POPOVA The second annual Universe in Verse — a celebration of science through poetry, and a voice of resistance against the assault on nature — opened with the poem “A …

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Diva Tasting: Roast Chicken and Gravy…

Roast Chicken With Pan Gravy ¼ Cup Drippings From A Roast Chicken 2 ½ Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 2 Cups Cold Chicken Stock, Or More If Needed Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste Ingredients ¼ Cup Drippings From A Roast Chicken 3 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 2 Cups Cold Chicken Stock, Or More If Needed Salt And …

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Diva Tasting: Goulash…

Goulash Ingredients 3 Pounds Beef Chuck Roast, Cubed 1 Large Onion, Diced 1 Package Dry Onion Soup 1/2 Cup Ketchup 1 Cup V-8 ® 4 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar 2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt 2 Teaspoons Hungarian Sweet Paprika 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Mustard 2 Cups Water, Divided 1/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Box …

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Diva Musing: Signs From The Universe….

When going through a "Dark Night of the Soul" I often step up my web searches for inspiration.  I hope this one inspires you too.  Namaste, the Queen Cronista There are so many times in life that we as humans begin to feel lost. Sometimes, this feeling can remain with us almost as if we …

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Diva Tasting: BEEF N’ MUSHROOM GRAVY

BEEF N' MUSHROOM GRAVY Ingredients 1/4 Cup Butter 1 Cups Shiitake Mushrooms, Sliced 2 Cups Cremini Mushrooms Sliced 1 Pinch Salt 1 Sprig Fresh Rosemary, Chopped 4 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 3 Cups Beef Broth Sea Salt And Pepper To Taste 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream Meat Patties: 3 Pounds Uncooked Prepared Beef, And Pork Patties 4 …

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Diva Tasting: Peach Dump Cake…

Peach Dump Cake Ingredients 2 (16 Ounce) Cans Peaches In Heavy Syrup 1 (18.25 Ounce) Package Yellow Cake Mix 1/2 Cup Butter 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, Or To Taste Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Empty peaches into the bottom of one 9×13 inch pan. Cover with the dry cake mix …

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