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Turkey Tetrazzini & Pot Pie – LOW FAT

It’s payback time.  And I’m making up for all that eggnog ice cream and pecan pie I ate last week by whipping  up some low fat dishes for us to eat.  If you’re still trying to figure out what to do with that left over turkey, here are two  recipes from my favorite cookbook – Healthy Homestyle Cooking : […]

To your family from my family . . . .

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Here in Texas – San Saba is known as the ‘Pecan Capital of the World” but you don’t need to travel any further than your local grocery store to get fresh pecans to make this delicious Bourbon Pecan Pie. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Ingredients: 1 9-inch pie shell (unbaked – homemade or store bought.  […]

Sugar Free Cranberry Sauce

Ended up making two different sugar-free cranberry sauces yesterday. One using the sugar free cranberry Jello and the other without using the Jello . . . for those that might have trouble finding the sugr free  cranberry Jello at their store. I think they both taste good (for sugar free) – but there is a […]

BBQ’d Shrimp and Boudin

Took advantage of the good weather – still a little warm – to replenish my stash of BBQ’d (they’re more smoked than BBQ’d) meats – bratwurst and Boudin. If you’ve not heard of Boudin it is a Cajun ‘sausage’ consisting of rice, meat and spices. The meat used in the making can vary but we […]