Diva Tasting: Mushroom Caps…

Portobello Mushroom Caps Ingredients 2 Cups Crabmeat 1 Cup Italian-Style Bread Crumbs 1 Cup Panko (Japanese Bread Crumbs) ½ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese ½ Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese 1 Egg, Beaten 3 Tablespoons Milk 3 Tablespoons Butter, Melted 12 Portobello Mushroom Caps Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Step …

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Diva Rambling: Queen’s Rules of Engagement…

Several years ago I dismissed my class for lunch and went into the kitchen to get the burrito I’d placed in the convection oven to cook. It was laying on the cabinet with a note that said do not place metal in this unit. The convection oven clearly had metal shelves and sides!!!!! I got …

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VACATION FUN…USA STYLE…

What to see in the USA We saw this article about hidden treasures to visit in the USA. Many of them I have visited and would not recommend. Of course your are hearing from a woman who has lived all over the USA and now won’t consider living north of the Mason Dixon (Unless, perhaps …

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Diva Tasting: No Bake Dessert…

No Bake No Bake Cheesecake Bites Ingredients: 2 8oz Cream Cheese 1 Can Condensed Milk 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Crust 1 Pkg. Lemon Ores (or cookie of choice) 5 Tablespoons Melted Butter Directions: Pulse cookies in food processor until crumbly, pour into a bowl and add melted butter. Mix until the crust is dough like. Mash …

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Diva Tasting: Breakfast Treats..Corn Muffins…

Ham and Cheese Corn Muffins Ingredients Nonstick Cooking Spray 1 (8.5 Ounce) Package Corn Muffin Mix (Such As Jiffy®) ⅓ Cup Cream 2 Large Eggs ½ Tablespoons Minced Cooked Ham Browned 2 Tablespoons Minced Jalapeño Peppers 2 Tablespoons Minced Onion 1 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese Directions Step 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees …

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Diva Tasting: Macaroni Salad…

Marconi Salad; Basic Ingredients 1 Cup Mayonnaise (Optional) ¼ Cup White Vinegar 2 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard 2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt, Or More To Taste ½ Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper ⅛ Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper ½ Cup Finely Diced Celery ¾ Cup Diced Green Pepper ½ Cup Grated Carrot 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes Halved ½ Cup Chopped …

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Diva Tasting: Quick Tips for the Busy Cook…

More of my grandma's list of quick kitchen cooking aids over the years. I know almost any grandmother or mom had figured these out over the years. However, for the beginners working in the "new Normal" these may be of assistance. Namaste, The Queen Cronista  "Any time that a recipe calls for water, I always …

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Diva Tasting: Macaroni Salads ….

Sometimes I could sit and eat a whole bowl of some of these. They are great as a meal, snack, or side-dish. Macaroni Salads for Lunch or Snacks Ingredients 1 (12 Ounce) Package Elbow Macaroni 1 Large Can Tuna, Drained 1 Stalks Celery, Diced 1 Small Chopped Sweet Onion 1 (10 Ounce) Can Baby Peas, …

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Diva Tasting: The Crones Favorite Falafel Recipes..

Falafel Recipes Falafel with Cucumber Sauce Ingredients For Sauce: 1 (6 Ounce) Container Plain Yogurt ½ Cucumber – Peeled, Seeded, And Finely Chopped 1 Teaspoon Dried Dill Weed Salt And Pepper To Taste 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise (Optional) For Falafel: 1 (15 Ounce) Can Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), Drained 1 Onion, Chopped ½ Cup Fresh Parsley 2 …

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Diva Tasting: Thai Peanut Pork..Slow Cooker…

Thai Peanut Pork (Slow Cooker) Ingredients 1 Red Bell Pepper, Seeded And Sliced Into Strips 4 (8 Ounce) Boneless Pork Loin Chops ½ Cup Teriyaki Sauce ¼ Cup Creamy Peanut Butter 2 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar 1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced ½ Cup Chopped Green Onions ¼ Cup Chopped Roasted Peanuts …

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