Oven-baked, Broccoli-cheese Wild Rice Casserole

A friend shared this recipe with me and I instantly liked i, since it called for wild rice, which I had not eaten in nearly fifty years! And recently, after cooking many beef, chicken, pasta and sausage dishes, I felt ready for something mostly vegetarian. However too, I often like to switch up ingredients in…

Sesame-Paprika, herb-cheddar biscuits

I had planned to write this biscuit recipe several days ago. However, I was busy in the kitchen with other baking and cooking projects, plus participating in a Chinese cooking event with a dessert. For a group of passionate cooks, I fried sesame balls to celebrate The Year of the Pig, to honor the Chinese…

Cream Cheese (and chocolate filled) thumbprint cookies

Cooks and bakers can relate to my feelings. As I thumb through assorted cookbooks on my shelf, I’m on the prowl. Although I’m not searching for anything in particular, but, just a recipe that catches my eye, or ingredients, or words, something which will make my eyes go pop! Oh, how about a new cookie,…