Category Archives: Recipes

The Simply Lazy Cook

Everyone has a favorite recipe that has pages of ingredients and takes hours to prepare.  They are a labor of love.  They invoke great childhood memories and are a crowd-pleaser whenever they are served. Now that I’m retired, I want … Continue reading

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Baked Stuffed Tomates

This year we have a bumper crop of tomatoes.  Instead of the six medium tomatoes in this recipe, I’ve been using three extremely large beefsteak tomatoes.  Enjoy!    

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Christmas (or anytime) Bread Pudding

Although we prefer bread pudding to plum pudding at Christmas time, this simple desert can be enjoyed anytime of year.

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Stuffed Pumpkin

I love making pumpkin seeds.  All I do is clean the seeds, salt and then roast them.  But then I have a problem.  I don’t have kids who can carve a Jack O’ Lantern.  Cooking pumpkins for pie or bread … Continue reading

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Stir Lazy Cake

This is one of the easiest and best tasting cakes I’ve ever made.  I’m not a frosting person — I like the cake.  This is one of my favorite recipes because it has a crusty topping  and doesn’t require frosting.   … Continue reading

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Porcupine Meatballs

The name porcupine comes from the rice in the meatballs. By the way, if pineapple seems an odd ingredient, I thought so too. But don’t be afraid, it’s very subtle and adds a small amount of sweet zest to the … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Parisian

Here is a simple and low calorie Apple Pie.  In true French style, it may not be sweet enough for the American palate, but is still tasty and far healthier than most.

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