Diva Tasting: Stuffed Tomatoes…

Ingredients 6 Slices Bacon 6 Medium Tomatoes ½ Cup Chopped Green Bell Pepper ¼ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese ⅓ Cup Croutons Salt And Pepper To Taste 6 Sprigs Flat Leaf Parsley Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish. Step 2 Place bacon in a …

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Hectic Time…

We have all been experiencing hectic times and trying to find our new "normal"...whatever that may be... With umpteen planets in retrograde and our individual lives...yours and ours...being a little topsy turvy we've been a bit random. I have been in the kitchen trying new recipes and uping the flavor profiles though. Some good recipes …

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Diva Tasting: Falafel…

Royal Mediterranean Falafel Ingredients 2 Cans Cup Garbanzo Beans Drained ½ Yellow Onion, Diced ½ Cup Chopped Fresh Flat-Leaf Parsley 4 Cloves Minced Garlic 1 Tablespoon All-Purpose Flour, Or More As Needed 3 Teaspoons Lemon Juice 1 ½ Teaspoons Kosher Salt, Or To Taste 1 Teaspoon Ground Cumin ½ Teaspoon Ground Coriander ¼ Teaspoon Baking Soda …

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Diva Tasting: Pork and a Side with Dessert…

Grecian Pork Tenderloin Ingredients 1 ½ Cups Fresh Lime Juice ¾ Cup Olive Oil 6 Cloves Garlic, Minced 2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt 6 Tablespoons Dried Oregano 2 (1 Pound) Pork Tenderloins Directions Step 1 Place lime juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and oregano in a large resealable plastic bag. Shake sealed bag until ingredients are well …

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Diva Musing: Cooking Basics….

Cooking Basics: Can You Substitute Ingredients In a Recipe? Are you missing an ingredient in a recipe? Put off by an extra-expensive spice or an out-of-season fruit? There's a good chance you can pull off your meal anyway. We have a whole list here of common ingredient substitutions, with suggestions like using parsley instead of chervil …

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Diva Tasting:

More fresh fruit more cobblers.... COBBLERS 2 3 Cups Fresh Blueberries or Berry of Choice 1/2 Lemon 1 1/4 Cups White Sugar 5 Tablespoons Butter, Softened 1 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1 1/2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 3/4 Cup Half N Half 1  Cup White Sugar 3/4 Teaspoon Salt 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1 Pinch Ground Cinnamon 3/4 Cup Boiling …

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Divas Love Hacks…Kitchen…

POPULAR KITCHEN HACKS ALLRECIPE This kitchen-pantry staple is famous for thickening sauces and stews without changing the flavor. It's an essential ingredient you should always have on hand. But if or when you don't have any cornstarch (it's bound to happen) refer to this guide for the best cornstarch substitutes to use in a pinch. …

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Diva Tasting:

German Style Strawberry Shortcake Ingredients 2 Pounds Fresh Strawberries, Sliced 1 Cup White Sugar 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1 ½ Teaspoons Baking Powder 5 Eggs, Separated 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 ¼ Cups White Sugar 1 Cup Heavy Cream Directions Step 1 Place the sliced strawberries into a mixing bowl and stir in 1 …

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Diva Tasting: Desserts for Summer…

KEY LARGO LIME CHEESECAKE Ingredients 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs 6 tablespoons butter, melted 24 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 3 eggs 1 tablespoon grated lime zest ⅔ cup key lime juice Directions Step 1 Combine cookie or graham cracker crumbs with butter. Press into bottom and partially up …

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