Belle’s Spicy Asian Beef Shortribs

In Recipes On May 19, 2013 0 Comments

Trim excess fat from ribs and place in the slow cooker.  Mix together the soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, garlic, ginger, sesame oil and red pepper. Pour over ribs… Read More »

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A new cookbook that celebrates the slow cooker

In Recipes, Tales On May 19, 2013 0 Comments

When my first cookbook, “The Zucchini Houdini” was published two years ago, I loved hearing all the different stories and recipes people shared.  Cooking brings people together and… Read More »

Belle's Hungarian Goulash

Belle’s Hungarian Goulash

In Recipes On May 13, 2013 0 Comments

In a large skillet, brown the ground beef and onions.  Drain the grease.  Boil noodles for 7 minutes and drain.  Combine the other ingredients and add to the… Read More »


A comfort food that is the spice of life

In Recipes, Tales On May 13, 2013 0 Comments

I love to experiment with spices.  There are so many and they all add a unique flavor to whatever dish you’re creating.  One of my favorite comfort foods… Read More »

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Belle’s Deviled Eggs

In Recipes On May 3, 2013 0 Comments

Carefully slice the eggs in half, length wise.  Scoop out the yolks and place in a bowl.  Arrange the egg white “cups” on a plate.  Smash the yolks… Read More »


Celebrate spring with creamy and spicy deviled eggs

In Recipes, Tales On May 3, 2013 0 Comments

I think our family’s Mother’s Day celebration is a more elaborate meal than just about any other holiday with the exception of Thanksgiving, and that may even be… Read More »

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Belle’s Fluffy Salad

In Recipes On April 28, 2013 0 Comments

Mix together the gelatin and whipped topping.  Add the cottage cheese and blend well.  Add the pineapple, oranges and marshmallows (if desired) and carefully fold them into the… Read More »


A childhood favorite that is still a must at our family meals

In Recipes, Tales On April 28, 2013 0 Comments

Food and traditions go hand in hand.  We often associate holidays and other special events specifically to a certain meal or dish.  Birthday means cake.  Thanksgiving means turkey. … Read More »