Ruth’s Chicken Tortilla

This recipe came from a family friend when I was a kid.  I have modified it (with the substitutions) as the first time I made this I didn’t have all the ingredients. I haven’t eaten this in more than 20 years and with one bite I was back home. Thanks Ruth.  And thanks Mom. 4…

Fontina Macaroni and Cheese

This is an altered Williams-Sonoma recipe.  I’m a mac n cheese purist myself, so I typically don’t add all (or any) of the alternate ingredients however the bacon (or ham and veggies) kicks this recipe to a new level.  Give it a try for a quick week night meal. Ingredients: 2 sticks butter 1 clove…

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

This started as my Absolutely Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe….and ended like this: Yield:  3-4 dozen cookies (depending on size) 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup white…