Shredded Mexican Chicken – Make Ahead


Why cook 4 – 6 times when you can cook once?  This is a large recipe for 6lbs of Shredded Mexican Chicken that you can make for dinner but also have plenty to freeze for more meals. Use this prepared chicken for chicken tacos, enchiladas, nachos, salads, taquitos, or chicken taco burgers. The possibilities are…

Refill Your Plug-In Home Fragrance


Refilling your plug-in air fresheners is probably the easiest thing you can do to save a buck or two. All you need is your empty fragrance container, fragrance oil, and maybe a table knife.  Just pop the plastic cap off the top, while not disturbing the wick. Just keep the wick and cap together as…

Berry Tart Bliss


These heavenly tarts are quite addicting, and have such a delicious variety of tastes and textures that they’ll surprise and delight you. The ‘crust’ is actually a cookie, lined with a bit of cake, topped with pudding, layered with berries, then garnished with vanilla sauce. Cookie crust recipe: 1 cup butter, softened with 1/2 cup…

Family-Sized Easy Spinach & Artichoke Dip


This recipe is so easy and delicious that it seems unreal. It can be completed and ready to serve in 10 minutes.  You will need: A glass baking dish 9×9 or similar.  Package of frozen spinach, defrosted, do not drain. 4 oz. prepared artichoke hearts.  1/2 block cream cheese.  4 oz. sour cream.  1 thin…

Let’s Talk Turkey! 6 ways to get juicy. 


Say NO to overcooked, dried out turkey this Thanksgiving.      No one enjoys dry turkey so here’s what you can do to ensure yours is moist and delicious.  1. Use a baking bag. These miraculous little inventions are god’s gift to the culinary arts. (Brand doesn’t appear to be important.) They do the basting…

Cleaning the Exterior of Leather Bags/Purses


This couldn’t be simpler.  All you need are a few simple items. A dirty leather purse, Murphy’s Oil Soap mixed half and half with water, cotton swabs, paper towels, and a cloth.     Start with interior leather tags and exterior attached hang tags. Use the cotton swabs to keep the solution only on the…