Korean Grilled Filet Mignon

Cooking for Families My Nanny Kids love Korean barbecues and I adjusted this marinade I found on the foodnetwork web site brings the much loved flavors of Korean food to the most tender cut of beef available. I added fresh garlic and ginger to the marinade. I used a cast iron grill pan to make […]

Honey-Lime Brussels Sprouts

My former Nanny Kid harvests Javelin Bee Products honey. I tired using his delicious local honey on Brussels Sprouts and it turned out great. I jump-started cooking these veggies with a preheated baking sheet to get the Brussels Sprouts toasted quickly. You can buy Javelin Bee Products honey exclusively at Rabbit Rabbit at 42 Fairfield […]

Mango Salsa

Cooking for Families This mango salsa recipe is quick and easy to make, and always so fresh and delicious. Adjust the ingredients to what you like most. Choose as many ripe, sweet, fresh mangoes and juicy, red tomatoes that you like. One of my Nanny Kids added feta cheese to the mango salsa and we […]

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Cooking for Families Salads make great lunches and dinners for hot summer days and evenings. Nothing is easier to make and it fills everyone up with plenty of protein and vegetables. Shrimp, avocado, tomato, and sweet onions with fresh squeezed lime juice, are really nice on a hot day. Add as much vegetables as you […]

Patriotic Layer Cake

Cooking for Kids It’s almost the Fourth of July and I lucked out and found Duncan Hines Red Velvet Cake Mix and Duncan Hines Blue Velvet Cake Mix which are a limited edition mixes to make a patriotic layer cake for Independence Day. Duncan Hines also has a limited edition cake mix called Summer Velvets […]

Korean Sticky Drumsticks

Cooking for Families This is an amazing main dish to serve your Nanny Kids that I found on the bbcgoodfood web site. The drumsticks are sticky and delicious to eat with fingers and plenty of napkins. Don’t use red chili if the children are sensitive to the spice. You Will Need: 16 chicken drumsticks Red […]

Orange Chicken

Cooking for Families Children and parents love Chinese food so it’s fun to make it for them to have at home. If your employers only want you to use breast meat the Orange Chicken will taste great. But, dark chicken meat is even more flavorful. Serve it with Jasmine rice or fried rice. Don’t forget […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts and Shallots

Cooking for Families My favorite way to prepare vegetables is by roasting them. Roasting nutritious sweet potatoes and Brussel sprouts together makes a beautiful side dish. Chop the sweet potato into similar sizes will help them cook evenly. Line a baking sheet with foil to make an easy clean up. You Will Need: 1 pound […]

Patriotic Cake Roll

Cooking for Families Memorial Day is this upcoming Monday. It’s a federal holiday and a day off from work to honor and mourn the military personnel who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. I made this red, white, and blue dessert for my Nanny Family to enjoy on the long weekend. […]

Greek Chicken Sish Kebab

Cooking for Families This is a delicious change from boring grilled chicken. The chicken is full of flavor and tender. This is an excellent main dish when served with pita bread, a garlicky tzatziki, and a Greek salad with olives and feta cheese. Lamb can be substituted for the chicken and add any vegetables your […]