The Dishes


Watergate Salad

This is a classic recipe. It is a Potluck and Buffet favorite!

It actually is NOT a salad, it is a dessert. So why is it called Watergate Salad?

There is not a clear answer. Here are some of the possibilities as to how it got it’s name:

  • In Washington DC the Watergate Hotel apparently had a
    “wonderful luncheon and a fabulous Manhattan”.

10 Ways To Use Coffee Filters

Try using Coffee Filters for other things.

This list of Ten Ways to use Coffee Filters is a good start.

Coffee Filters are very inexpensive and they usually always are sold in large quantity packages. You probably have a good supply on hand.


Lemon Chicken Parmesan Wrap

This is a great wrap to make for lunch, especially if you have leftover Grilled Chicken.

Just serve with a side of Grapes and you have a great presentation!



  • 1  Grilled Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, diced
  • 2/3 Cup  Red Pepper, diced  (about 1/2 of a pepper)
  • 1  Celery Stalk, diced
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Chives
  • 1 Heaping Tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • Juice from Half a Lemon
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Green Leaf Lettuce Leaves
  • 2 Whole Wheat Tortillas




Open Canned Goods Upside Down

A good habit to get into is opening your canned goods upside down.


Canned goods are obviously stored right side up on the store shelves and probably the same way in your cupboard or pantry. When you grab a canned item out of your pantry you probably don’t wipe off the lid.


Hard Boiled Eggs In The Oven


It is hard to get Hard Boiled Eggs cooked just right.

Most of us are using the same old technique of boiling the Eggs in water and you are never sure when they are done.

Did you know you can make Hard Boiled Eggs in the oven?


How To Store Tomatoes

How to store Fresh Tomatoes. 

First let me say, NEVER store your Tomatoes in the refrigerator. Doing so will cause the Tomatoes to lose their flavor and turn the Tomatoes into mush.

The best way to store Tomatoes is on the kitchen counter away from sunlight.