Archive for June, 2020

peach_upsidedown_cakeThis cake is filled with fresh peaches, roasted Saigon cinnamon, roasted ground ginger and toasted pecans,  and that makes it different.

Tips for making Praline Peach Upside-Down Cake:

  • Canned peaches or frozen peaches that have been defrosted can be substituted for the fresh peaches.
  • For more flavor, try adding a tablespoon of bourbon to the butter/brown sugar mixture.
  • Whatever you do, don’t let the cake cool for longer than 10 minutes in the pan before you remove it. It will start to stick as the butter and sugar on the bottom of the pan cool and harden.


breakfastWhat do you usually like to eat for breakfast? There are many traditional breakfast foods, at least there are in the United States. We enjoy everything from pancakes and waffles, to quiche and fried egg sandwiches.

While there may be certain foods that are considered breakfast foods, are there certain foods that you would never consider eating for breakfast to the extent that you would actually be offended if you saw someone else eating it for breakfast?


shopping_storesNow that many areas of the country have been without access to retail stores for months thanks to lockdown, many are anxious to get back to some of their favorite shops to restock on non-essential items and support local businesses. But as phased reopening begins across the U.S., customers will be stepping into an entirely different shopping experience by not actually stepping into the shops at all. That’s because curbside pickup and prepacked orders will be the new norm for non-essential retail stores opening during phase one for many states and counties.


Four-Cheese Stuffed Shells

Posted: June 8, 2020 in Recipes



  • 6 uncooked jumbo pasta shells
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 cup meatless spaghetti sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese, Asiago cheese, ricotta cheese, cottage cheese, chives and 1/2 cup spinach (save the remaining spinach for another use).
  • Spread 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce into a shallow 1-1/2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Drain pasta; stuff with cheese mixture. Arrange in prepared dish. Top with remaining spaghetti sauce and mozzarella.
  • Cover and bake until heated through, 25-30 minutes.

Freeze option: Cool unbaked pasta shells; cover and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in the center of 2 or 3 shells to read 165°.

Nutrition Facts

3 stuffed shells: 376 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 959mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 4g fiber), 25g protein.

Chinese Prawn & Meat Roll Recipe

Posted: June 6, 2020 in Recipes

This recipe is by Spice N Pans


Even now I still love these candies  just putting my two cents in before the article

necco_candyNecco Wafers first came out in 1847, making them one of the oldest candy brands in existence, according to the Spangler Candy Company. They were discontinued in 2018, but they just couldn’t stay away, because the candies are coming back this summer.


oldstersFrom the government to nonprofits and individuals, there are so many people helping older adults dealing with isolation and loneliness right now.

However, the Radio Recliner may be one of the most unique projects out there. It’s a pirate radio station run strictly by retirees.

“There’s one guy who used the music to talk about his favorite snacks he had in World War II and how he was able to get those,” said Mitch Bennett, Chief Creative Officer of Luckie, the brand behind Radio Recliner.


Fart, toot, flatulence, or a bit of wind. No matter what you call it, it’s embarrassing when foul-smelling gas slips out in public. Some people wonder why this happens. So, what are 20 things that cause you to fart?


When a large amount of gas is in our stomach or intestines, you get bloated and gassy. This excess makes you fart, which is just your body getting rid of the gas. Farts can stink to high heaven. This odor is because the gas escaping from your anus contains sulfur, which can have a rotten egg smell to it.


Garlic Butter Creamed Spinach Salmongarlicbutterspinsalmon

This simple and delicious salmon dish is ready in less than 30 minutes, so even if you decide on dinner last minute, you’ll still be eating right on time. Perfectly cooked salmon is paired with creamy spinach for a simple yet satisfying meal. Keep reading for recipes