Diva Musing: Reaching Out…

I have many friends, young and seniors who are struggling with mental health issues daily. One of them sent me this and I thought I'd repost for anyone out there in need of some thoughts on this subject. Reaching Out -Mental Health One of the most important parts of breaking a stigma is education. The …

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Diva Tasting: Slow Cooker Bread Pudding…

Bread Pudding Slow Cooker Ingredients 8 Cups Cubed Bread (I Prefer Cinnamon Swirl Toasted) 1 Cup Raisins (Optional) 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts 2 Cups Cream 4 Eggs ½ Cup Butter, Melted ½ Cup Brown Sugar 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract ¼ Teaspoon Ground Nutmeg Real Maple Syrup for Garnish/Drizzle Directions Step 1 Place …

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Diva Tasting; Cornbread Casserole….

Cornbread Casserole Ingredients 1 (15 Ounce) Can Whole Kernel Corn, Drained And 1/2 Liquid Reserved 2 Eggs 1 (8 Ounce) Package Dry Corn Bread Mix 1 Cup Sour Cream 16 Ounces Cheddar Cheese, Shredded 1 Lb. Bacon Cooked Krisp and Chopped Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9×13 …

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Diva Tasting: Beef Tips N Rice…

Beef Tips n Rice Ingredients 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1 Onion, Chopped 3 Pounds Cubed Beef Stew Meat 2 Cups Beef Broth 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce 1/2 Cup Worcestershire Sauce 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper 1 (.75 Ounce) Packet Dry Brown Gravy Mix 1 Cup Beef Broth Directions …

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Diva Rambling: Friends….

What Real Friends Do… We've had a rough patch this winter. The Crones in all parts of the country have been hit by the crud bugs like everyone else. Here are some friendly tips on how to help those in need weather with illness or a life issue. Do not call and ask if you …

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Diva Tasting: Country Cornbread…

As you probably noticed we serve cornbread with everything with cornbread here in the South.  Most Southern ladies use their cast iron skillets to make it a real treat.  I use my 10 inch skillet almost always except for muffins. We often have it for dessert with country butter and maple syrup or honey.  Yup!!! …

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Diva Tasting: OMG English Trifle …

OMG English Trifle Ingredients 1 (9 Inch) Sponge Cake, or Angel Food Cake Cut In Cubes 1 Cup Seedless Raspberry Jam 8 Ounces Fresh Raspberries 2 Small Boxes Jello Instant French Vanilla Pudding 1 Tub Extra Creamy Whipped Topping 2 Ounces Chopped Almonds, Walnuts or Pecans Directions Spread a little jam on each piece of …

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Diva Tasting: ASIAN BEEF AND FRIED RICE ….

ASIAN BEEF AND FRIED RICE  Ingredients 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 3 Drops Sesame Oil, Or To Taste 1/2 Cup Diced Red Bell Pepper (Optional) 1/4 Cup Diced Onion 1 Finely Chopped Green Onion (white And Light Green Parts) 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 Pound Cooked And Crumbled Ground Beef 1/3 Cup Diced Fresh Tomato 2 …

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