Diva Rambling:Perspectives….

Perspectives This recent illness has been like a near death experience. It has caused me to look closer at the plight of the aging in our global universe. I discovered that in my/your/our communities there are those each day who struggle to get out of bed and just breathe. Their needs are numerous. In the …

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Diva Tasting: English Walnut Pie…

English Walnut Pie Ingredients 3 Eggs 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 3/4 Cup White Sugar 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract 3/4 Cup Light Corn Syrup 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts 1/4 Cup Butter 1 (9 Inch) Deep Dish Pie Crust Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Mix in …

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Diva Rambling: Difference between English Muffin and Crumpets: 

I've often pondered this ...so I pulled one school of thought for our clarification... Difference between English Muffin and Crumpets:  Homemade English muffins are one of those things we whip out whenever we want something extra special in the morning – a birthday brunch, in-laws are in town, you name it! One guest recently asked about the …

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Diva Tasting: Lemon Blueberry Cornbread….

Lemon Blueberry Cornbread Ingredients 1/3 Cup Melted Butter 1 Cup White Sugar 3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 2 Eggs 1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour 3/4 Cornmeal 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder 1 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Cup Half N Half 1/2 Cup Buttermilk 2 Tablespoons Grated Lemon Zest 1/2 Cup Chopped Walnuts 1 Cup Fresh Or Frozen Blueberries …

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Diva Tasting: Chicken Shawarma Salad…

Chicken Shawarma Salad Ingredients ½ Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil ½ Cup Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice 2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin 2 Teaspoons Ground Coriander 2 Teaspoons Ground Cardamom 1  Teaspoons Smoked Paprika 1 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper, Or To Taste 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt, Or To Taste 1 Clove Garlic, Minced 4 (4 …

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Diva Tasting: Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms…

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Butter 2 Tablespoons Minced Green Onion 1 Cup Cooked Crabmeat, Finely Chopped 1/2 Cup Dry Bread Crumbs 1/2 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese 1 Egg, Beaten 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon Dried Dill Weed 1/2 Cup Butter, Melted 2 Pounds Fresh Cremini Mushrooms, Stems Removed 1/2 Cup Shredded …

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Diva Ranting: Customer Service…

“Customer service means going above and beyond to keep the customer happy, whether that means answering any questions they have or resolving issues with a positive attitude. Customer satisfaction is the top priority, and hopefully creating loyal, returning customers.” Pondering this as I sit on my day off with the flu and pneumonia waiting for the giant corporation to call me back. They …

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