Alea’s Mexican Cocoa Fudge

Mexican Cocoa Fudge Recipe

Have you ever had Mexican Cocoa? It is a delightful combination of dark chocolate and cinnamon with just a tiny bite to it from cayenne pepper. If you haven't had it, you must try it when you have a chance. In the mean time you can enjoy this spicy cinnamon chocolate fudge recipe which has all the flavors of Mexican Hot Chocolate. This fudge is made with dark chocolate, … [Read more...]

Alea’s Easy Homemade Stuffing

Easy Homemade Stuffing Recipe

Start saving your dried out bread, the odd leftover hot dog bun, that one extra roll from dinner, and the ends of the bread that your kids refuse to eat. All of those odd pieces of bread that might normally go to waste can be turned into a delicious stuffing for your Thanksgiving dinner. Just freeze them for now and then the day before Thanksgiving pull them out and use them to … [Read more...]

Alea’s White Chili Stuffed Potatoes

White Chili Stuffed Potato Recipe

It's Chili Season! Well, in the southwest, it is always chili season. While I love all the different types of chili, my absolute favorite variety is white chili. If you haven't had white chili, it is made with white beans, chicken, corn and, of course, lots of chili peppers. You can play around with the ingredients and experiment with using different chili peppers. It is a … [Read more...]

Alea’s Pumpkin Pasta Casserole

Pumpkin Pasta Casserole Recipe

This quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Pasta Casserole is perfect for chilly, fall evenings. If you are a gardener, you may only have to buy 2 ingredients to make this recipe: pasta and cheese. If you aren't a gardener, it is still frugal as most of the produce is on sale right now. You can't taste the pumpkin in the casserole. It adds a natural sweetness, nutrients, … [Read more...]

Alea’s Broiled Ribs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Cooking Ribs in the Broiler

I scored a great deal on boneless pork ribs and made plans to grill them. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate with my plans.. Fall arrived last weekend at our house and brought high winds and rain with it, so my plans for barbecue ribs was shifted from the grill to my oven where I broiled them. Broiling ribs is actually quite easy. My very old oven did not come … [Read more...]