Month: September 2020

LIGHTING OF THE CHRISTMAS TREE CAKE (Pistachio Cake)

In honor of the 11th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration of Tierra Verde, I’ve made a delicious cake in the shape of a Christmas tree. It a Pistachio Cake made with Duncan Hines white cake mix stepping it up a notch with added flavor. I have included the Christmas Tree template for you to print …

CHICKEN PERLO

This is a classic dish that has been around for years. My husband has fond memories of his mother making it for the family when he was young. It’s a Southern dish with Cajun overtones. It’s absolutely delicious and a one dish meal! INGREDIENTS: 6 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 6 chicken …

1890 SALAD (AKA. FILET MIGNON SALAD)

I had this salad years ago in San Francisco and never forgot how good it was. I’ve recreated this recipe from memory and it was just as good as I remembered. INGREDIENTS: 2 (6 or 8 oz.) filet mignon 1 bottle 1890 salad dressing 2 sourdough English muffins 4 cups salad greens 4 hardboil eggs, …

LENTIL SOUP-ITALIAN STYLE

I have always loved a warm, nurishing bowl of lentil soup. With fall in the air, it was time to fix this delicious dish and share it with my family. Rich in flavor and so healthy for you. I hope you’ll try it for your family! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup carrots, chopped in small pieces 1 …

PUMPKIN BREAD with CHEESECAKE STUFFING

Time to at least start thinking about fall baking. I love anything pumpkin and here’s a twist on pumpkin bread. It’s moist and delicious and makes a great appearance! INGREDIENTS: Pumpkin bread ingredients: 1 stick melted butter (plus more for pan) 1 cup all-purpose flour (more for dusting pan) 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 1 …