Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions @createdbydiane

Want to add some GREAT flavor to your food. Add Caramelized onions. In this post I will show you how to make them quickly and have them on hand. Take a look:   Caramelized onions are so delicious, they add great flavor to so many dishes. Once they start cooking, everyone comes … [Read more...]

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Chicken Meatballs in Plum Sauce

Chicken Meatballs in Plum Sauce @createbydiane

If you are looking for a really delicious and healthy snack, look no further these Chicken Meatballs in Plum Sauce.     These can be make and on the table in 30 minutes. Which is PERFECT for snacking. The over indulgence of the holidays is behind us and it's time to remember how … [Read more...]

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Buttermilk Pasta Sauce

Buttermilk Pasta Sauce @createdbydiane

It is no secret... I LOVE pasta! This is one of the easiest pasta sauces to whip up quickly.     It's great for when you are cutting calories and want a creamy rich comforting pasta sauce, but most sauces contain a lot of cheese. This one doesn't. … [Read more...]

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How to make Buttermilk

how to make buttermilk @createdbydiane

Many recipes call for buttermilk, if you don't have any on hand this is a great substitute. It happens every now and then, I'll select a recipe that calls for buttermilk, and I didn't plan it out or go shopping chances are I don't have buttermilk then. It's not something I keep on … [Read more...]

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Chicken Baked Ziti

Chicken Baked Ziti from @createdbydiane

If you are looking for a new 30 minute meal, look no further...     this is it! It's creamy and delicious without being heavy. It is FULL on flavor, without tons of calories or fat. This is one chicken and pasta dish that will be returning to our dinner table often. I love … [Read more...]

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How to make a sauce

How to make a sauce @createdbydiane

I love sauces, really they are something I make for just about everything. They don't need to be high in calorie or fat to taste great. You HEARD me right. Take a look...       In minutes you can have a sauce made for just about anything, and it's not hard to do. Have you tried … [Read more...]

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Spatchcock a Turkey

butter, salt and pepper on a turkey

You may be asking your self, what on earth is SPATCHCOCK? Maybe you know what it is and are wondering why I would blog how to spatchcock a turkey when I already have shown you How to Roast a Turkey Overnight, well let me tell you...   I had heard of spatchcocking, but never really … [Read more...]

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Rum Raisin Goat Cheese Bites

Baked or Fried wonton appetizers filled with California Raisins, goat cheese and walnuts @createdbydiane

Having easy and delicious appetizer recipes that can be made in minutes is key. These Rum Raisin Goat Cheese Bites can be baked or fried, and will be ready for your party in minutes. I love when there are options, not too man! But I'm pretty decisive. I either love it or hate it, … [Read more...]

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How to make Hummus

how to make hummus @createdbydiane

Snacking is my all time favorite thing to do. I just have to have lots of options available at all times! Are you like that? Do you stock up on things, just in cast? I like to have a few essentials on hand at all times. There is no real reason why some of these are on the list, they … [Read more...]

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Turkey and Stuffing Waffles

Turkey and Stuffing Waffles @createdbydiane perfect meal on the go!

There is no better grab and go food after Thanksgiving that these Turkey and Stuffing Waffles. Perfect for a quick breakfast, late night snack or anytime. One of the best parts of Thanksgiving leftovers is the sandwiches, but this waffle incorporates the deliciousness of turkey and stuffing … [Read more...]

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Cornbread Waffle Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry Aioli

Cornbread Waffle Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry Aioli @createdbydiane perfect for thanksgiving leftovers

Make sure you have plenty of turkey left over this Thanksgiving, because you will want to make some of these sandwiches. Trust me! There are so many things to make with leftover turkey, but sandwiches are a classic. Although there is nothing classic about this sandwich, you will want … [Read more...]

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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus @createdbydiane

These are perfect for the bacon lover, or the one who has a hard time with veggies. I have always love asparagus, now add bacon to it and well... it's irresistible. I really do LOVE bacon that much! These really are perfect for anyone who loves bacon and like I said, they are … [Read more...]

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How to Roast a Turkey Overnight

How to roast a turkey upside down and overnight @createdbydiane

I have roasted lots of turkeys. I first started doing it the way my mom did it. Then one night, I just knew I was ready for a change. It was 1 am and I had baked all the pies and got everything ready for Thanksgiving day and was exhausted. The thought of getting up early to but the turkey … [Read more...]

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Mason Jar Lid Mini Pies

Mason Jar Lid Mini Pies @createdbydiane

Imagine your favorite pie, baked in the CUTEST mini version. This post will show you how to bake mini pies in mason jar lids. I use Mason Jars for so many things, but I haven't canned one thing yet. I have one with holes drilled on the top I use to shake flour onto my work … [Read more...]

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Easy Pie Crust made in a food processor

Easy Pie Crust made in a food processor @createdbydiane

Pie. It's one of the most simple and delicious desserts that seems more complex that it really is. Are you ready to take the guess work out of pie crust?   I've been making pies for years. I recall the first pie I ever made, it was a GLORIOUS Banana Cream Pie, I was young and trying to … [Read more...]

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