Monthly Archives: December 2017

Diva Tasting: Pierogie Casserole….

PIEROGIE CASSEROLE- Ingredients 1 package (16 oz) frozen potato and onion pierogies 1 tablespoon water 1 lb kielbasa sausage, sliced 8 oz cream cheese , very softened 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) 1/8 teaspoon … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting: Holiday Breakfast Bowl….

Breakfast Bowl  Ingredients 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil, Divided 16 Oz Chopped Ham Or Sausage Browned and Chopped 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt Black Pepper To Taste 1 Teaspoons Onion Powder 1 Teaspoons Garlic Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric 1 Tablespoon Fresh … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting: Arugula Salad…

Arugula Salad Ingredients 2 (5 Ounce) Packages Baby Arugula 3 Avocados Diced 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon Onion Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cumin 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Black Pepper 4 Tablespoons Apple Cider … Continue reading

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Diva Musing: Tis the Season…

The Cronista is an observer of people and patterns.  I’ve spent half of my adult life in airports and on planes.  It allows one to do both regularly.  This week I spent two days assisting a group of young people … Continue reading

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Diva Musing: Is It Just Me????

What, this time of year, causes people to loose all their sense and good manners?  I was leaving the local “Super Store”parking lot yesterday going in the direction of the arrow and no less than four idiots came at me … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting: Scones for Afternoon Tea…

Scones For Afternoon Tea Ingredients 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1/3 Cup Sugar 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder 1/4 Teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 Teaspoon Salt 8 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter, Frozen 1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries 1/2 Cup Sour Cream 1 Large Egg Directions … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting: Repeat/ Starters in case you missed them…..

HOLIDAY STARTERS  Slow Cooker Meatballs Sweet N Sour Servings: about 52 (1/2 Ounce) Meatballs Time: 2 Hours Ingredients 26 Oz. Bag Italian Or Traditional Style Frozen Meatballs (feel Free To Make Your Own) 1/2 Cup Peach Whiskey (2 Of Those Cute Little … Continue reading

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Diva Rambling: Holiday Weddings….

I am helping cook and serve at a Holiday Wedding at the Church today.  A glorious time for love is the Holiday Season.  The couple is one of the finest most brilliant young couples in our area.  It is an … Continue reading

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Diva Rambling: Holiday Cheer….

The other night I attended a Holiday Performance.  I was all alone in a huge crowd.  This was a crowd where I was supposed to know people.  Everyone was so caught up in rushing about and getting out of the … Continue reading

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Diva Tasting: Apps and Sides…..

Cheesy Jalapeno Roll Ups Ingredients 8 Oz Jalapeno Cream Cheese Spread (3/4 Cup From An 8-Oz Container) 1/2 Cup Chopped Cooked Bacon 1/2 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese 1 Can (8 Oz) Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls Or 1 Can (8 … Continue reading

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