Monthly Archive: February 2010

Cheesy Quinoa Burgers

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Slightly crispy on the outside, moist and cheesy inside with a mild onion flavor and the warm goodness from the cumin. Cheesy Quinoa Burgers 1 cup quinoa (or rice) 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, low fat 1/2 cup ricotta cheese, part skim milk or low fat cottage cheese 1 cup carrots, …

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Cranberry Orange Scones and Basil Shrimp With Feta & Orzo

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I have so much to talk about today that it is hard to decide where to start! First I must report that my Mom and I decided I need to stay an extra week to help her and dad until she becomes more mobile. It has just been 8 days since her knee replacement surgery. She …

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Basil Shrimp with Feta and Orzo

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I love that this dish bakes in the oven freeing me up to make a salad. It comes out perfect every time. Be sure and get the tomatoes with the added roasted garlic and onion as it adds so much flavor to this dish. Basil Shrimp with Feta and Orzo 1/2 cup uncooked orzo (rice-shaped …

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Cranberry Orange Scones

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Perfect with a cup of hot tea.     Cranberry Orange Scones 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 2/3 cup plus 2 teaspoons raw cane sugar (Turbinado sugar, it is a course granule) 2 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons chilled butter cut into …

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A Down Home Favorite In My Home Town

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This little Tastee Drive – Inn & Out has been around for many years in Lincoln, NE. When my parents were first married back in 1956- 57 they could afford to go once a month to get a tastee sandwich and onion chips with dip and it was a big treat for them. Mom says the tastee sandwiches …

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