Focaccia with Rosemary and Grapes

If you've been going to Heart to Heart then you probably had an opportunity to taste this amazing bread Mari Jo baked for us. Here is the recipe in case you want to try it out yourself. Ingredients: 1 pound pizza dough (she bought hers at Trader Joe's) 2 tblsp. extra virgin olive oil Coarse sea salt … Continue reading Focaccia with Rosemary and Grapes


Recipes from ‘Stories of Christmas’

10 Bean Soup                           Serves 12 1/4 cup each of the following beans: Black eyed peas                       Pinto beans Black beans                               Lentils Great northern beans            Red beans Small lima beans                    Navy beans Split green peas                       Pearl barley   Wash beans thoroughly, place in large container, cover with water and 2 Tblsp salt - soak overnight.  Next day, drain, put into … Continue reading Recipes from ‘Stories of Christmas’

Kris’s Winter Chowder

First, sauté the following in a pan: 1/4 cup crumbled bacon 1/4 cup chopped sliced ham 1 tbsp. butter or olive oil 1 large onion diced 1 cup carrots diced sm. 1/2 cup bell peppers diced 4 chicken bullion cubes 1/2 tsp cayenne 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. each thyme, sage, pepper Sauté until onions … Continue reading Kris’s Winter Chowder

Applesauce Bran Muffins

APPLESAUCE BRAN MUFFINS This recipe makes 12 large muffins. Please note that it uses two different kinds of cereal, Kellogg's 100% Bran Cereal and Kellogg's All Bran. 1 Cup Kelloggs 100% bran cereal mixed well with 1 cup milk, 1 Egg beaten into mix w/fork, 1/4 cup brown sugar, well packed, and  3 Tbs oil. When … Continue reading Applesauce Bran Muffins

Whole Roasted Chicken

2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. white sugar 1/8 tsp. of each ground: cloves, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon 1 (4 lbs.) whole chicken 5 cloves garlic In small bowl, mix salt, sugar, cloves, allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon. Rub chicken with mix. Cover chicken and place in refrigerator for 24 hours. Preheat oven 500 degrees. Stuff chicken with … Continue reading Whole Roasted Chicken