First Friday Free Recipe: Low-Carb Green Bean Casserole


Ah, what would the holidays be without the ubiquitous Green Bean casserole?  Each food company, national chef and home cook has their own version of this holiday treat.  There are as many recipes available as there are opinions! They range from a simple three-point simple, 3-can recipe to a 30-step recipe  that entails rare and hard to … Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: Low-Carb Green Bean Casserole

Monday Book Review: The About.Com Guide To Shortcut Cooking


  http://www.amazon.com/About-Com-Guide-Shortcut-Cooking-Delicious/dp/1598692739/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1354559997&sr=1-1&keywords=about+guide+to+shortcut+cooking From the Amazon description: Book Description Publication Date: April 2, 2007 | Series: About.com Guides In the harried world we all live, every minute counts. "The About.com Guide to Shortcut Cooking" features 225 time-saving recipes for beginner chefs and foodies alike! This cookbook will help readers prepare home-cooked meals in less time without sacrificing flavour and … Continue reading Monday Book Review: The About.Com Guide To Shortcut Cooking

Monday Book Review: 25 Marvelous Microwave Desserts


http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0094V6UAA/ref=docs-os-doi_0   25 Marvelous Microwave Desserts - 25 Delicious Recipes Made Right in Your Microwave! by Cooking Penguin. From the Amazon description: You don’t have to be a domestic goddess in order to create delicious, decadent desserts – you don’t even need to have hours of spare time to devote to baking! Thanks to these … Continue reading Monday Book Review: 25 Marvelous Microwave Desserts

Humpday Pic and Happy Thanksgiving


  Happy Pre-Thanksgiving from BrickONeil.com 2012!  This was taken at the 2009 Washington State Fair, their produce exhibit.  Imagine all that pumpkin pie those would make. This year has been quite a ride but aren't they all? This year saw me republish my debut Novel, Aside of Murder, adding new characters and scenes.  I published … Continue reading Humpday Pic and Happy Thanksgiving

Monday Book Review: Let’s cook Healthy Eating


not in print, http://www.amazon.com/Healthy-Eating-Lets-Cook/dp/B00505X28M/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1352741531&sr=1-6&keywords=let%27s+cook++healthy+eating From inside the cover: healthy eating This beautifully designed cookbook features hundreds of easy-to-follow recipes. Healthy Eating is a comprehensive guide to cooking healthy and wholesome foods and features a huge range of dishes that can be tasty, filling and occasionally low in fat too! With ideas for soups, starters, dinners and … Continue reading Monday Book Review: Let’s cook Healthy Eating

Book Review: The Little Big Cook Book by Carla Bardi


  http://www.amazon.com/Little-Big-Cook-Book-Stuffed/dp/888816622X/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1352131520&sr=1-4&keywords=the+little+big+cook+book Book description from Amazon: With more than 600 recipes for everything from starters, snacks, and pasta, to desserts, sauces, and preserves, this book is a treasure trove of recipes from around the world. Here you will find recipes for international classics such as Spaghetti with Pesto, Crepes Suzette, Guacamole, Chicken Satay, Sweet and Sour … Continue reading Book Review: The Little Big Cook Book by Carla Bardi

First Friday Free Recipe: Baked Winter Squash with Asparagus and Wine


  The November First Friday Free Recipe from "Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0" is a great side dish for holiday meals, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, Hanukkah, etc. Usually you will see 1,001 recipes for turkey, ham, fish that every chef and everyone's home cook is giving their 'secret recipe'.  Instead of inundating you with … Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: Baked Winter Squash with Asparagus and Wine

First Friday Free Recipe: Asian Chicken with Brown Rice


First Friday Free Recipe: Asian Chicken with Brown Rice   From the cookbook, "Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0", Chicken and Brown Rice, or Asian Chicken.     Simple, versatile one-dish meal that can be made with chicken or pork. I'm adapting this recipe for tonight's dinner but keeping the essence of it.  I'm boiling and deboning … Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: Asian Chicken with Brown Rice

First Free Recipe from Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0: French Country Chicken!


Sharing a picture of tonight's dinner with you, French Country Chicken, from the cookbook, Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0     Thought I would give the recipe from the cookbook for you, then on successive First Fridays of each month, i'll post a new free recipe from the cookbook.  I use a white drinking wine for the … Continue reading First Free Recipe from Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0: French Country Chicken!

The Cookbook is here: Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0


Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0 by Brick ONeil https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/224370 The long-awaited and much requested cookbook is here, finally! After two years of people requesting me to write one, I got on the ball this summer and put fingers to keyboard and wrote it.  There is a six or seven page introduction/forward and six chapters, each with … Continue reading The Cookbook is here: Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0