Monthly Archives: August 2011

My Most Used Kitchen Tool

The kitchen tool that I use more than any other in my kitchen is actually a small appliance. You have probably seen glimpses of this particular appliance in many of the recipes featured in Valerie’s Cookbook. Do you know what … Continue reading

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Revisiting Crunchy Granola

I have an update to my Crunchy Granola recipe. My good friend, Wendy, who is also a great cook, clued me in to a much easier way to bake the granola. Instead of lining the cookie sheet with foil, Wendy … Continue reading

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Garlic Press

There are a few kitchen tools and appliances that I use in my kitchen just about every day. One of my favorite tools is my garlic press.  I have tried many different brands of garlic presses over the years and … Continue reading

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Grilled Lamb Kebobs

New updates to Valerie’s Cookbook have been made! This week the weather is perfect for grilling so I’m featuring a new recipe on my website called “ground lamb kebobs“. These kebobs are delicious and easy to make.  You can substitute … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Kebobs

It’s summer and a perfect time to grill! Today, I’m grilling chicken kebobs with a citrus marinade.  They are easy to make and make a perfect meal with steamed rice on the side. Check out some of my other grilling … Continue reading

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