If you believe that every celebrity has chefs, chauffeurs, private trainers and all of the other trappings often associated with stardom, singer/actress and America Idol winner  Fantasia Barrino wants you to know you’re wrong. Earlier this week, while visiting The Tammi Mac Show in L.A. following the BET Awards, the 34-year-old was asked to spill the tea about how she got into […]

 Via Ingredients 2 slabs pork spare ribs, 3 pounds each Dry Rub: 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup dry mustard 2 tablespoon cayenne pepper 2 tablespoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon salt 3 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper Directions Remove the thin white membrane off of the bone-side of the […]

Although this story is a few years old now, reading it today almost made me cry. The story is about a cook and a janitor, who stuck it out (without pay) when an assisted living home in California went under. It’s sort of the most unlikely thing you could have ever imagined that 1) An […]

INGREDIENTS:   6 large potatoes, peeled and cubed (I used Russet) 1/2 large onion, diced 1 quart chicken broth 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 cup unsalted butter 8 strips of bacon, cooked crisp, drained and crumbled Salt to taste Pepper to taste 1 cup cream or 1 cup of half and half 1 cup shredded sharp […]

The heat is here and the best drink for the heat is water.  We have 7 ways to make water work for you the Memorial Day. Click here to READ MORE.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings       Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes | Bake Time: 28 minutes 2 pounds portobello mushroom caps, gills removed, caps halved and sliced crosswise ¼-inch thick ¼ cup olive oil, divided Salt and pepper 1 cup water ½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms, rinsed 2 pounds red onions, chopped […]

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Ingredients 8 fresh peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt […]

Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 8 Ingredients 1/3 cup fat free milk 1/4 cup egg substitute 1 1/2 tablespoon taco seasoning, divided 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 1 (14 3/4 ounce) can cream-style corn 1 (8.5 ounce) box corn muffin mix (such as Jiffy) 1 (4 ounce) […]

Ingredients     source 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup chopped green onions 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 cup […]

Ingredients  source 2 cups white sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water   Directions Spray crock of a large slow […]

Ingredients   source 12 ounces penne pasta 1/4 cup butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 pound portobello mushrooms, diced 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 (15 ounce) jar Alfredo sauce 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese 1/2 cup cream 1 teaspoon […]