Bacon wrapped chorizo stuffed dates

I have a friend who is having a wine party and needed some hors d’ouerve to be “Extra” (which I have no idea what that means). I do know that these are very tasty because they are salty, sweet, and spicy.  These are not labor intensive so are great for parties. Hope you like them….

Corn Dog

How many of us have had a corn dog at the Fair?  Food on a stick is great.  When I’m at BWW, I have been known to order the corn dog bites.  Here is my issue: they use hot dogs that are loaded with salt.  So I decided to update things.  I used a Dietz…

Apricot and Balsamic Glazed Lamb Chops

I love a properly cooked lamb chop.  Here is my take on lamb with a sweet apricot and sour balsamic glaze.  It’s simple but tasty.  I hope you like it. 4 lamb t-bone chops 1 1/2 inches thick 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 4 oz apricot jam Salt and pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil Preheat oven…

Pacific Island Cookies cookies without the hole.

I noticed that when I bought some cookies from green-clad young women recently in front of a supermarket that the package was smaller and more expensive than I remember.  Since my daughters sold these wonderful cookies, I will not speak poorly of this institution, but I have one problem: I want cookies when I want…

Apple and parsnip sauce

I have been told (repeatedly) that I don’t have enough healthy ideas on the blog.  So in the interest of making the public happy, I will start hiding more veggies in my cooking. (Let’s  see how long this lasts.) So I have kicked up the healthy on apple sauce by adding parsnips. This adds fiber…