Author Archives: Glenda Kemple

Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey Feature
Food and Wine

6 Easy Steps to Prepare the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Due to popular demand, we are bringing back this recipe for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey by Glenda Kemple, originally posted in November 2016. We have also incorporated a few links to additional recipes to help complete this year's Thanksgiving meal. Gobble Gobble: Instructions for the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey Thanksgiving is… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • November 13, 2018
sea scallops
Food and Wine

Sea Scallops: A Perfect Light Summer Meal

With the temperatures topping 100 degrees, the question is what to prepare for a dinner with company? The first answer is nothing where the oven must be turned on, only cooking stove top makes sense. Here is an easy sea scallops entrée and accompanying side dishes. You will get rave reviews… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • July 27, 2018
Stuffed Zucchini Feature
Food and Wine

Stuffed Zucchini and Peppers

Summer is my favorite season! I love the warm weather and the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables at the local grocery stores and farmer’s markets. This inspires me to cook healthy and easy, light meals. Wasting food is not part of my “Being Betty” program. Recently, I found an… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • July 4, 2018
mango salad
Food and Wine

Mango Salmon Recipe

After my annual checkup with our family ophthalmologist, I asked about whether I had any signs of macular degeneration. (My mother was diagnosed with this in her early 60s and was practically blind in her 90s.) He said not right now, but he wanted me to add the following to… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • April 30, 2018
stocked kitchen
Food and Wine

The Ingredients for Setting up a Well Stocked Kitchen

With a well stocked kitchen, meal preparation is easy! Throughout the year, I am constantly setting up my kitchen. We have our Dallas home, beach home, and vacation rental homes. With movement between these locations, regularly keeping a stocked kitchen with basic food items is required. For meal preparations, here is… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • January 31, 2018
plan your perfect year
Personal Growth

How to Plan Your Perfect Year: 2018

The end of the year is fast approaching. How happy were you with your year in 2017? What were your accomplishments? What areas do you want to improve on next year? Before you start setting goals for the new year, take the time for an assessment of your 2017. List… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • December 26, 2017
managing your portfolio
Money & Finance

Playing with Dough: 10 Steps for Managing Your Portfolio to Last a Lifetime

This summer, I took a 4 hour course at King Arthur Cooking School in Vermont. The class was titled “Bread Making 101.” My mother was an accomplished bread maker and taught me many of the basics of “Being Betty,” but bread baking was not one of the lessons I learned.… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • October 26, 2017
favorite kitchen tools
Food and Wine

Favorite Kitchen Tools Essential to Make Life Easier

When we travel either to our beach condo or vacation rentals, I pack my favorite kitchen tools. Over the years, I have learned that many rentals have inadequate utensils or equipment. I keep a bag especially for this purpose and unpack when we return home. Recently on a 25-day trip… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • September 30, 2017
goal setting
Personal Growth

It’s Time for a Mid-Year Review of Your 2017 Goals

It’s time to check in on our goal setting plan for the year. If you follow a process similar to what I described in the January Prime Women article titled “New Year’s Resolutions Reinvented,” now is a good time to measure your progress and create new opportunities to reach your… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • July 25, 2017
best thing I ever ate
Food and Wine

Best Thing I Ever Ate: Shrimp and Bananas Recipe

This is one of my favorite recipes. I especially enjoy serving it for company. The recipe originated from a Food Network show titled, Best Thing I Ever Made. Unfortunately, I do not recall the name of the chef. He said this was the favorite menu item from his restaurant and that… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • July 6, 2017
Food and Wine

A Simple Recipe for the Summer: 2 Ingredient Blonde Roast Chicken

This blonde roast chicken recipe is a must add to your collection. It is so simple you will question if there is a typo in the recipe. The answer is no, but requires faith in the recipe and required time of preparation before roasting. Ingredients (there are only two!) 2 TBSP… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • June 25, 2017
Maple Mustard Pork Chops
Food and Wine

Maple Mustard Pork Chops Recipe

Spring is here, and if you are like me, I am beginning to get into a summer slowdown mode. What that means to “Betty” is easier recipes taking less time, with an eye on keeping the calories down. This week, I have two recipes which take little time and preparation. The… Read More
  • Glenda Kemple |
  • April 22, 2017

About Glenda Kemple

Glenda Kemple

Glenda Kemple, CPA, CFP® is an entrepreneur and accomplished financial executive. Cooking is her hobby and she is known by her family and friends as “Betty” - as in Betty Crocker. Glenda has a passion to help families learn to prepare affordable, easy and nutritious meals. She applies her extensive background to focus on Board Service.  See her on LinkedIn.