Plum Cake

Directions: Lightly coat a 13″”x9″” pan with cooking spray. Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt and 3/4 cup sugar. Add 1/2 cup softened butter, milk and eggs. Beat at medium speed 4 minutes. Pour batter into prepared pan. Place plums on top, cut side up, pushing down slightly […]

Pineapple Mint & Mango Salsa

Directions: Combine the salsa ingredients at least several hours or as long as 2 days before serving; cover and refrigerate. Excellent with tortilla chips or as a topping for salmon or chicken breast. Ingredients: 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple (1/2 medium pineapple) 1 ½ cups peeled, chopped, fresh mango (1 medium mango) ½ cup finely […]

Parsnip Ginger Soup

Directions: In a heavy saucepan cook the onion, garlic, ginger root, carrot, celery, and thyme in the butter over moderately low heat, stirring, until onion is softened. Add parsnips and broth, bring the liquid to a boil, and simmer the mixture, covered, for 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are very tender. Purée the soup […]