Lower Sodium BBQ Ribs

I love BBQ ribs, but as we know, they are not health food. If you look on the prepackaged 10 -ounce ribs, about 3 bones or a half small rack is 37% of a day’s sodium – not a good idea with high blood pressure. I am not willing to give up my ribs so…

Pot Luck Napoleon Bars

Everyone has had magic bars. Not everyone has turned them into Napoleons. I also used marshmallow buttercream because there isn’t enough fat and calories in those. As long as we’ve gone that far, let’s top this baby off with salted caramel sauce. This dessert is not recommended by any medical authority in the USA. But…

Rhubarb Toasted Pastry

I love rhubarb. I love simple. I remember as a kid sneaking into the neighbor’s garden and snitching rhubarb. A lot of people insist on adding strawberries, but I think rhubarb can stand proudly alone. Now, in this case it became a jam to go into a breakfast pastry. I hope you like it. Easy…

Crab and Asparagus Risotto

I never had risotto growing up or crab meat or asparagus other than out of a can. So this is a recipe that shows I’ve come a long way from Detroit. My younger daughter was the one who introduced me to risotto, and now I know that fresh asparagus is better than canned. My days…

Lemon Curd and Ladyfingers

You like lemons. Then try this. The lemon curd is toned down by the whipped cream, and the ladyfingers bring everything together. I hope you like it. Lemon curd:1 cup lemon juice1 tablespoon lemon zest1 cup sugar4 large eggs2 teaspoons cornstarch 2 packages (3 ounces each) ladyfingers, split3 cups heavy whipping cream1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2…