Creatively Transforming Food

Month: December 2016

Old Bay Oyster Crackers

Old Bay Oyster Crackers

Old Bay Oyster Crackers are an addictive snack, but are perfect to top on my  Oyster Stew , or my Spicy Tomato Basil Soup. If you like the famous Ranch version of these oyster crackers, you will find these more addictive. These could easily be made […]

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew on a cold winter’s day brings memories of summers sitting along the beach. Once again, the warmth of the sun and the salty air penetrates the stressful soul to relax the heart.  Although I have never made it before, I thought I should realize that […]

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie is a perfect winter comfort meal to warm your heart and soul. My revision of a long time favorite uses a rotisserie chicken which shortens the preparation time. You could take the meat off the bones the night before to make it […]

Bacon Dijon Green Beans

Bacon Dijon Green Beans

Bacon Dijon Green Beans are Emma’s favorite! She raves about them every time we sit down to eat in the formal dining room for holiday meals. It was one of Drew’s requested sides for Thanksgiving when he came home from Denver, Colorado after missing the previous […]

Tumeric Milk

Tumeric Milk

Tumeric Milk is ready to make at the first sign of cold symptoms. Consider this a cup of soothing wellness. Tumeric has been used for thousands of years not just as a spice, but as a medicinal herb. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in […]

Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodles

Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodles

  Soft and Chewy Snickerdoodles will become one of your family’s traditional Christmas cookies. Who knew that a math lesson on fractions would lead to this, but I’m so glad it did! The early morning sunlight is gleaming in my kitchen giving these cookies their […]

Mother’s Improved Applesauce Cake

Mother’s Improved Applesauce Cake

  The Coolest Small Town in America, Berlin, Maryland once beckoned the baking expertise of my namesake grandmother. She would bake a multitude of these cakes to sell and people in the community would come by and pick them up for a small fee. I also […]

Holiday Mint Chocolate Delights

Holiday Mint Chocolate Delights

These Holiday Mint Chocolate Delights  are waiting to impress your holiday guests. Indulgent? Absolutely! How would you treat your guests any other way? If you have an invite to a cookie exchange, these would be perfect!  Every bite is a mouthful of decadence! The recipe for […]