Diva Tasting: A dessert with history…Eton Mess…

Eton Mess Dessert (Variation ) I heard of this on a detective show I was watching and had to look it up; and, of course, share. Let’s head to Berkshire, west of London, across from the beautiful city of Windsor and more precisely at the famous Eton College, to discover this delicious dessert! Our variation …

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Diva Tasting: Dinner and Dessert…

To Die For Strawberry Dream 1 Box Of Yellow Cake Mix or 1 Package of Shortbread Cookies Crumbled1 Stick Of Butter Melted1 Packages (8 Oz Each) Cream Cheese, Softened1/2 Cup Sour Cream1 Cup Powdered Sugar2 Cup Cream As Needed Or As Pudding Directions Require2 Boxes Of French Vanilla or Cheesecake Instant Pudding2-(8-Oz) Containers Frozen (thawed) …

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Diva Tasting: Holiday Side Dishes…

Holiday Side Dishes Herb Roasted Mushrooms Ingredients Cooking Spray 1 Pound Cremini or White Button Mushrooms 4 Stalks Green Onions 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar 2 Teaspoons Minced Fresh Thyme Leaves ½ Teaspoon Sea Salt, Or More To Taste ¼ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper Directions Step 1 Preheat the oven to 400 …

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Diva Tasting: Grilled Green Onions….

Cebollitas Asadas (Grilled Green Onions) Once when vacationing in Mexico I ordered a chicken dish that came in a lovely lava bowl with fabulous green onions cascading over the side. I’ve yet to be able to duplicate them. This recipe we borrowed seems to come closest. They are so good with everything. These Cebollitas Asadas …

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Diva Tasting: Swamp Pot for a Crowd…

Swamp Pot for a Crowd Ingredients 10 (8 Ounce) Bone-In, Skin-On Chicken Thighs 4 Rings Smoked Sausage, Sliced 16 Cups Water 3 Tablespoons Kosher Salt, Or To Taste 3 Teaspoons Ground Black Pepper, Divided, Or More To Taste 5 Cups Parboiled Long-Grain White Rice 1 Tablespoon Hot Sauce, Or To Taste Directions Step 1 Combine …

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Diva Tasting: Holiday Mashed Potatoes…

Holiday Mashed Potatoes Ingredients 5 Pounds Yukon Gold Potatoes, Cut Into Chunks 1 Tablespoon Minced Garlic, Or To Taste 2 Quarts Chicken Broth 1 (8 Ounce) Container Sour Cream 1 (8 Ounce) Package Cream Cheese, Softened 1 Stick of Butter Kosher Salt And Pepper To Taste Chopped Chives for Garnish Directions Step 1 In a …

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Diva Tasting: Nonni’s Holiday Lamb…

Noni’s Lamb Roast Ingredients 1 ½ Cups Good White Wine 4 Cloves Garlic, Crushed 1 Tablespoon Dried Parsley 1 ½ Teaspoons Kosher Salt 1 (5 Pound) Leg Of Lamb Butterflied Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Step 2 Mix white wine, garlic, parsley, and salt in a bowl. Roll lamb and …

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Diva Tasting: Green Bean Casserole…

The absolute MUST have side dish for all holidays!!! Green Bean Casserole Ingredients 1 (18 Ounce) Can Creamy Mushroom Soup 1 Lg. Package Button Mushrooms Sliced 1 Lb. Thick Sliced Cooked Ham Chopped (Optional) 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese Shredded 2 Teaspoons Soy Sauce ½ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper 6 Tablespoons Plain Bread Crumbs 3 Small …

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Diva Tasting: Apple Cobbler…

Apple Cobbler….Have it Your Way…. Apple Pecan Cobbler Ingredients 4 Cups Thinly Sliced Apples ½ Cup White Sugar ½ Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon ½ Cup Chopped Pecans 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup White Sugar 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder ¼ Teaspoon Salt 1 Egg, Beaten ½ Cup Evaporated Milk ⅓ Cup Butter, Melted ¼ Cup Chopped …

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Diva Musing: Holidays Reminder

THANKSGIVING/HOLIDAYS Time to get that turkey and store up the pantry with thanksgiving/holiday ingredients….just in case there is another lock down. One never knows these days. I still lie by the Girl Scout motto instilled in me long ago…” Be Prepared”… So for the next week or so we will be making sure you have …

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