Monthly Archives: May 2018

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Jalapeño Lime Salad Dressing

Jalapeño Lime Salad Dressing

Jalapeño Lime Salad Dressing has become our favorite dressing. It has been a lot of years since I bought salad dressing. There are many reasons to make your own dressings: Salad dressings are really easy to make. They are much cheaper than store bought dressings. They are healthier than store […]

A Change Is In the Works!

A Change Is In the Works

Perhaps you’ve already noticed the change? I made it 2 or 3 weeks ago without announcing it. While the changes to my blog may seem subtle, they’re indicative a bigger change. What Changed? The tag line at the top of the website now reads “What’s Cookin’ with Barbara!” And on […]

Joy Of Cooking

The Joy of Cooking

Growing up, my mother cooked everything from scratch and “The Joy of Cooking” was her constant and faithful kitchen companion. According to Wikipedia, it has been in print continuously since 1936. (I get commissions for purchases made through the Amazon link on this page.) As a child, I remember it […]

Sautéed Squash Medley

Sautéed Squash Medley – Yellow Squash and Zucchini

This Sautéed Squash Medley was inspired by a dish I had at a restaurant. As usually happens, it was further inspired by the availability of the ingredients at the farmers market. The onion, mushrooms, yellow squash, zucchini, and tomato all came from the market. Why does that matter? Freshness is […]

Over-rated Kitchen Gadgets

Top 5 Highly Over-rated Kitchen Gadgets

Sometimes, we buy over-rated kitchen gadgets. I’m certainly guilty since I love prowling through kitchen stores looking for new and cool gadgets. Often I’m rewarded with a really cool tool, but there are some kitchen gadgets that are highly over-rated. Here is my list of the top 5! #5 Rice […]