Gingered Pear and Blueberry Cobbler – January’s Dessert of the Month


First up in this year's Dessert of the Month...Gingered Pear and Blueberry Cobbler! I've made a number of cobblers and crisps in my day. I thought I'd stick to a baking concept that I was familiar with and experiment with flavors. I've never made one, or tried one, with these 3 flavor combinations. I bought 4 pears at the store last week, not really intending to use them … [Read more...]

Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast for dinner is always a frugal option. And one that I tend to forget about! Sorry. No photo again! Camera battery is recharging :) Breakfast Tacos Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 10 minutes Cooking Time - 15 minutes Ingredients 10-12 eggs ($1.25) 4-5 small potatoes, peeled and diced ($.50) 1-2 Tbsp olive oil ($.10) Salt and pepper to … [Read more...]

Pork Roast with Apples and Pears

I started making this meal on the news set at Fox 45 this morning and thought...I might as well finish cooking it up! A perfect fall dish for a beautiful fall day! The colors seemed to really have popped here in the last few days, despite the Indian Summer Days! Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Apples and Pears Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 8 … [Read more...]

Tuna Melts

Easy Weeknight Tuna Melts Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 15 minutes Cooking Time - 5-6 minutes Ingredients 2 cans of tuna, drained about 3 Tbsp sandwich spread or mayonnaise 8 slices of bread 2 Tbsp butter 4 slices cheese Fresh fruit and/or veggies as side, ie pineapple or baby carrots or frozen veggies Directions Mix tuna and sandwich spread … [Read more...]

Bacon and Egg Quesadillas

Bacon Quesadillas |

Bacon and Egg Quesadillas Yield - 4 servings Preparation Time - 5 minutes Cooking Time - 25 minutes Ingredients 6 strips of bacon ($.65) 6-8 eggs ($1.05) 1 cup shredded cheese ($.84) 8 Tortillas ($1.09), use natural corn tortillas for gluten free Salsa ($.25) 2 Pears ($1) Lots of pear sales lately! Directions Cook bacon in skillet on stove top. (Or … [Read more...]