Diva Tasting: LUSH BANANA CREAM PIE..

This isn't one of mine but it's a good one. Namaste, The Queen Cronista LUSH BANANA CREAM PIE Ingredients: 1 Pouch (17.5 Oz) Sugar Cookie Mix Butter And Egg Called For On Cookie Mix Pouch For Drop Cookies 1/3 Cup Butter, Melted 1 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla 1 Package (8 Oz) Cream Cheese, Softened 1 Cup …

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Diva Tasting: Artichoke chicken…

Artichoke chicken Ingredients 1 (15 Ounce) Can Artichoke Hearts, Drained And Chopped 1 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 Cup Mayonnaise 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder Sea Salt And Pepper To Taste 6 Skinless, Boneless Chicken Breast Halves Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). In a medium bowl, mix …

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Diva Researching: More On Kudzu…

I continue to rant about the merits of Kudzu since we have so much available for free in the South. I just got my new Kudzu cookbook in and cannot wait to harvest and test the recipes.  Namaste, The Queen Cronista written by Katolen Yardley, MNIMH – Medical Herbalist The Kudzu (or Kuzu) plant is …

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Diva Tasting: Jalapeno Popper Mushrooms Appetizer…

Jalapeno Popper Mushrooms Appetizer Ingredients 3 Slices Bacon (optional) Cooking Spray 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil 1 Small Pkg Cremini Mushrooms, Stems Removed And Chopped And Caps Reserved 1 Clove Garlic, Minced 1 Jalapeno Pepper, Ribs And Seeds Removed, Finely Chopped 1 (8 Ounce) Package Cream Cheese, Softened 8 Tablespoons Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic …

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Diva Tasting: Glazed Mushrooms…

Glazed Mushrooms Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Butter 1 (8 Ounce) Package Sliced Cremini Or Other Favorite Mushrooms 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 3 Teaspoons Soy Sauce 1 Teaspoon Balsamic Vinegar Ground Black Pepper To Taste Directions Melt the butter in skillet over medium heat; add the mushrooms; cook and stir until the mushrooms have softened and released …

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Diva Tasting: Braised Short Ribs and Mushrooms…

Braised Short Ribs and Mushrooms Ingredients 1 Small Package Cremini Mushrooms; Sliced 3 Pounds Beef Short Ribs Sea Salt And Freshly Ground Black Pepper To Taste 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1 White Onion, Chopped 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced 2 Cups Beef Broth 1 Cup Tomato Sauce 1 Teaspoon Dried Rosemary ½ Teaspoon Salt 1 Pinch …

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Diva Tasting: Braised Short Ribs & Dessert…

Braised Short Ribs Ingredients 4 Slices Bacon, Cut Into 1/2-Inch Pieces 4 Pounds Beef Short Ribs 1 Pkg Cremini Mushrooms; Sliced Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste 6 Sprigs Fresh Thyme, Leaves Stripped 1 Bay Leaf 1 Onion, Diced 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced 3 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour 1 Cup Dry Cooking Sherry Or Balsamic …

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