Commercial Citrus Juicer

Orange and Grapefruit Crushes

 Father’s Day Gift Idea My husband received a commercial style juicer as a gift a few years ago. It’s one of our favorite kitchen items and would make a unique Father’s Day gift. We use it to squeeze fresh oranges, grapefruits, lemons, and limes. You can juice a citrus fruit in seconds, and it’s easy to clean with two removable parts that are dishwasher safe. … Continue reading Orange and Grapefruit Crushes

Serendipity Frrrozen Hot Chocolate

Mother/Daughter Time: Serendipity

My daughter and I exercised then split a Serendipity Frozen Hot Chocolate topped with whipped cream. What could have been better than chocolate and family? Located in New York City and Boca Raton, Florida, Serendipity restaurants offer a full menu, but their “Frrrozen Hot Chocolate is their specialty. Unlike a chocolate milkshake, the cocoa delivers a dark, rich flavor and ice provides refreshment. I like this recipe because … Continue reading Mother/Daughter Time: Serendipity

Healthy slow cooker eggplant Parmesan

Healthy Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan

Preparation: Start to finish: 3 hours 45 minutes (45minutes active) Servings: 6 I love eggplant parmesan, but I don’t fry it in high-fat olive oil. To make a lighter, healthy eggplant parmesan recipe, I combined the two recipes below to create an easy baked version for the slow cooker. My husband loved it. My Crock-Pot is 6 quarts so you may need to adapt your … Continue reading Healthy Slow Cooker Eggplant Parmesan

Favorite BVI Cocktail, Pusser’s Painkiller

Pusser’s Painkiller is our favorite cocktail when we are in the BVI. The previous link includes the recipe and the story about how Pusser’s owner had enjoyed the drink at the Soggy Dollar Bar on Jost Van Dyke. Determined to discover the secret recipe, he took a Painkiller back to his boat and then to his home on Tortola to analyze the contents. Ingredients 2 oz … Continue reading Favorite BVI Cocktail, Pusser’s Painkiller


Bouillabaisse Recipe From Maryland Seafood Cookbook III

Bouillabaisse Seafood Stew I don’t prepare bouillabaisse often, but this is my favorite recipe from Maryland Seafood Cookbook III. Additionally,  you can purchase the three Maryland Seafood Cookbooks on Amazon. My favorite cookbooks are the Maryland Seafood Cookbooks. There are three versions: Maryland Seafood Cookbook I, II, and III> Preparation Time Preparation: 2 hours  Servings: 6 Bouillabaisse Ingredients 2 large garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 cup … Continue reading Bouillabaisse Recipe From Maryland Seafood Cookbook III