Miniature Chocolate Cheesecakes

Fundraiser Cheesecakes

Fundraiser Cheesecakes

My P.S. volunteered my chocolate cheesecake for a fundraiser a couple of weeks ago.  It was a Decadent Desserts fundraiser at a coffee shop on the UND campus.  We were leaving town to go to another political dinner and wouldn’t be able to attend.  What a shame to miss a room full of desserts!  But I did contribute mini chocolate cheesecakes. Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein

Spaghetti squash is one of the fun vegetables.  It looks like nothing you’d expect to find lying in wait under a hard skinned, elongated, gourd-like… thing!  It tastes like squash, but looks something like strands of spaghetti.  Every time I open one up I’m amazed all over again that it contains shreds of.. vegetable!  And it’s so versatile I still have dozens of ways I want to try to make it into a dish. Continue reading

Elbow Spaghetti {cooking from jars}

Elbow Spaghetti

Elbow Spaghetti

I used a jar of Ragu® spaghetti sauce to make dinner for the grandkids awhile back. It went against my standards but they like it. I was surprised to find I liked it too!  When I was at the grocery store recently I texted my daughter in law for the brand of the sauce. I’d forgotten already! I wanted to have a jar for a quick  dinner when needed.  Having a jar of sauce on hand we actually like will be golden. Continue reading