Majestic Morning Muffins: Sweet or Savory

Aside from banana muffins, or simple toasted English muffins next to eggs for breakfast, muffins were often, decades ago, ho hum for me, kind of bland, mostly an aside to any meal. I never ate them as a child, even though my Dad owned bakeries. (We usually ate rye bread, bagels and yeast rolls, nice…

Pasta, Cabbage, Potato and Bean Soup

  I love soup, and often check them out at restaurants seeing if they resemble something¬† that appears tasty to me, or if they bring back fond childhood memories or fresh recent ones. Soup comforts and satisfies, especially on cold, snow days, like we often have in Denver, even as the sun shines! I like…

Juicy, herb-roasted Cornish hens smothered with vegetables

  I hadn’t eaten Cornish hens in several years, so, I picked up two. But for a change, I wanted to cook something different–not just roasting them. No particular recipe caught my eye in my cookbooks but eventually¬† a familiar mix of ingredients popped up as I browsed the internet; and I soon realized I…