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My new children’s picture book “Mr. C. Takes Manhattan” debuts this Fall. A fun filled factual story about the many wonderful places to see and visit in Manhattan, New York.

Ingredients:

3 large eggs
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
3 tablespoons strawberry jelly (or flavor of your choice)
Powdered sugar, for dusting  *raspberries on top are optional

Directions

  1. Whisk eggs and sugar together until well-combined.

2. Heat a lightly greased nonstick skillet over medium heat and pour in eggs. Shake the pan and stir the eggs with a spatula for 15 seconds. Use the spatula to smooth out the eggs and let cook for 2 minutes, or until set.

3. Carefully flip the omelette and continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes. Slide the omelet onto a plate, spread an even layer of jelly over the eggs, and fold in half. Dust with powdered sugar.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup oatmeal (Quaker Oats)

1 cup milk (or almond milk)

1 small banana (sliced thin)

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

1 tbsp. Nutella (plus a dollop on top)

Directions:

Serves 1. Double or triple ingredients depending on how many people are being served.

  1. In a pot, put oatmeal and milk. Cook on low heat. Stir and add walnuts.
  2. Stir for about a minute. Add Nutella. Stir well.
  3. Once oatmeal is cooked (no more than a total of 3 minutes), put in serving bowl.
  4. Add sliced bananas on top with a dollop of Nutella.

Chicken Caesar Wrap

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Ingredients:
2 grilled chicken breasts (salt and pepper before cooking) sliced after cooking
4 hard boiled eggs (sliced)
1 cup raw carrots (shredded)
2 cups iceberg lettuce (shredded)
4 tsp. romano grated cheese
1/4 cup caesar dressing
4 wraps
Directions:
1. In a bowl, mix romano cheese and caesar dressing together.
2. Open a wrap, flat on a dish. Spread a tbs. of dressing on wrap.
3. Layer some chicken, lettuce, hard boiled egg and shredded carrots on top.
4. Roll wrap and fold in edges. Cut wrap in half.
Makes 4 wrap. (8 halves)

Custard Fruit Tart

Ingredients:
1 ( 9 inch) tart shell
1 cup fresh blackberries
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
3 kiwis (sliced)
2 slices mango
1 strawberry (for the center) *optional
3 boxes Jello-Cook and Serve Custard (you can make your own custard, this is easier)
Directions:
1. Follow directions on custard boxes and make custard. Let cool in refrigerator. (at least 4 hours)
2. Take tart shell. Fill evenly with creamy cooled custard.
3. Decorate top of custard with a variety of fruit. (see photo)
4. Return to refrigerator, so it sets. Keep refrigerator.
Serve cold.
*You can use any fruit toppings of choice. Also, some people like it with vanilla pudding instead of custard.

He was a wonderful actor and a very kind man. R.I.P. Tim Pigott Smith.

Salami Omelette

Ingredients:
3 eggs
4 slices of salami (thinly sliced)
1/4 cup fresh mozzarella (shredded)
1 tbsp. butter
sea salt and black pepper
*avocado and strawberries for garnish
Directions:
In a skillet, put butter. Once melted, crack open three eggs and add to the skillet.
Let cook for about 3 minutes.
Add salami and mozzarella on top. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.
Cook until eggs are firm and mozzarella has melted. (approx. 3-4 minutes)
Slide omelette onto a dish and enjoy.

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Give The Gift Of Reading To A Child. Give Them “Cooking With Mr. C.” A Wonderful Story and Message For Children.

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Get The Kids Reading and Cooking. Get”Cooking With Mr. C.”

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They’re Going To Love The Story And Important Message.

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