Strawberry Banana Muffins


1 Cup mashed bananas
1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped
1 ½ Cup flour
½ Cup softened butter
1 Cup sugar, plus 1 TBS for topping
1/4 Cup. sour cream
¼ tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
2 TBS Vegetable oil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl, and sprinkle a little sugar over each muffin.

Bake in a greased muffin pan for about 45 minutes or until toothpick clean.

Salmon Noodle Casserole


1 (10.75 ounce) can Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 can Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Asparagus (or celery) Soup
1 cup milk
1 cup frozen peas
3 Celery stalks, sliced thin
3-4 6oz Salmon filets
1 Bag extra wide egg noodles, cooked
4 tablespoons dry bread crumbs, plus1separate
2 tablespoon butter or margarine
½ TBS fresh Thyme
Salt and Pepper
Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Preheat the oven to broil. Slice the Salmon into large chunks (you can also broil whole and flake it if you wish). Put the salmon onto a bake pan drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, pepper, paprika, or what ever seasonings you prefer. Toss together and broil for about 5-7 minutes, set aside. Turn the oven to 400 degrees.

In a sauce pan, sauté’ the sliced celery for a minute or two in a ½ tbs of EVOO, add the soups, milk and peas, and whisk until blended and heated.

Melt the 2 TBS of butter and in a bowl mix in the breadcrumbs.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Pudding

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Hour
Ready In: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
Servings: 8
"Bread, bananas and chocolate chips are featured in this bread pudding."


4 eggs
2 cups milk
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 cups cubed French bread
2 bananas, sliced
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
2. In a large mixing bowl, mix eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Stir in bread, bananas, and chocolate chips, and let rest 5 minutes for bread to soak. Pour into prepared pan.
3. Line a roasting pan with a damp kitchen towel. Place loaf pan on towel inside roasting pan, and place roasting pan on oven rack. Fill roasting pan with water to reach halfway up the sides of the loaf pan. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.