Easy Desserts: Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe
Aug22

Easy Desserts: Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Recipe

Need a quick and easy no-bake dessert that your friends and family will love? Try this layered mousse that combines a chocolate layer with a raspberry layer for a fabulous fruit and chocolate taste. Layering into glasses makes the dessert special but it’s not necessary. Decorate with fresh or frozen raspberries, chocolate curls, or a dollop of whipped cream.

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Freezer Cooking Recipes: Mexican Rice
Oct29

Freezer Cooking Recipes: Mexican Rice

This recipe is very mild and exact measurements are not important on this recipe. Add and remove any ingredients you don’t like or have on hand. If you prefer, you can double or triple the corn tortillas and layer them between layers of filling with extra cheese.

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Herb Butter and Olive Oil Saute Recipe
Jun03

Herb Butter and Olive Oil Saute Recipe

I’ve been travelling a lot lately and with three trips in the next three weeks, I’m feeling a little guilty about leaving my husband home to fend for himself. It’s not that he can’t; in fact, he’s very capable. But he’s the hardest working man I know and with a full-time job as a firefighter and a part-time business as a finish carpenter, leaving behind some easy-to-make or ready-made-meals when I’m gone, is the least I can do.

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Review:  Dinner is Ready  Cookbook – 30 Meals in One Day Recipes
Aug31

Review: Dinner is Ready Cookbook – 30 Meals in One Day Recipes

I love cooking in bulk.  As a vegetarian it allows me to cook meat for my husband 1-3 days a month and then not have to deal with it again for weeks. I’m always looking for great Freezer Cooking books and I have a few criteria for what makes a OAMC cookbook worth purchasing. When I received the Dinner is Ready – 30 Meals in One Day cookbookit instantly failed several of my must-haves – it didn’t have photos of...

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REVIEW: The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Easy Freezer Meals
Aug03

REVIEW: The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Easy Freezer Meals

I’m picky about the cookbooks I buy.  There’s NOTHING worse than buying a book to find only one or two recipes I’ll try.  When I started bulk cooking a few years ago I went to the library and checked out every OAMC/Bulk/Investment Cooking Cookbook I could find and then used the information to select a few to buy (here’s that journey and the books I bought –REVIEW: Your Best Investment for Freezer Cooking...

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OAMC: Mild Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe
May23

OAMC: Mild Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

I know that traditionally Jambalaya is spicy hot, but my husband is not a fan of hot stuff.  So this Jambalaya in mild with just a tiny kick of cayenne, which makes it more family-friendly. It also means that with the addition of hot sauce, one family member can have his/her Jambalaya red hot, while the rest can enjoy a milder version. This recipe is heavily based on a recipe from “The Complete Idiots Guide to Easy Freezer...

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