Orange Chicken Orzo Salad

Once again Mother Nature was at it here in the mid-west! It snowed on Saturday!!!!!! And I mean enough for the weather service to issue a Winter Storm Warning!!! I will not be dissuaded from making Spring salads. Orange Chicken Orzo Salad was born on a snowy April day!

Orange Chicken Orzo Salad

All of this cruddy weather has made it hard to get in the Springtime mode. Anything too complicated is just too complicated!! This salad is crazy easy.

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Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake

When I first began my journey in the cooking world, I bought a Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. It is one of my prized possessions. Inside was a recipe that I thought was pure magic. Hot Fudge Pudding Cake which was my inspiration for Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake.

Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake

To this day I still love and use my orange covered 1973 version of the Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. The binding is cracked, the front and back covers are about to fall off, but when I am looking for a time-tested recipe, its the first place I look. Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake”

Garlic Ginger Orange Scallop Wontons

One Holiday down…one more to go. The Christmas season is full of parties and food. Appetizers top the list of party food for the season. Garlic Ginger Orange Scallop Wontons are a pretty addition to your appetizer list.

Garlic Ginger Scallops

In the world of seafood shrimp, scallops and lobster are my top three. As I have mentioned in many a post, my best inspiration for recipes come from trips to the grocery store. A couple of weeks ago I was running into the store for just one thing. LOL. Continue reading “Garlic Ginger Orange Scallop Wontons”