Comfort Food: Quick One Pan Baked Chicken and Veggies

This one pan baked chicken and veggies recipe comes from an old college friend, thirty years ago. I was living with two other girls in a first floor apartment, and three of our guy friends lived directly above us. One of the guys made dinner for us. It was one of those great comfort food… [Read More]

Leftover Mac & Cheese Recipe Your Family Will Eat Up

This leftover mac & cheese recipe is super simple and a great way to use up the expensive cheese you buy for entertaining your guests. We always serve a few nice cheese wedges and crackers when we entertain. Often we set out an antipasto tray for everyone to enjoy with a drink before dinner. There… [Read More]

Moussaka – Eggplant Casserole Comfort Food

I’m sure many of you have eaten, or at least heard of this eggplant casserole known as Moussakka. It’s great any time of year, but certainly when eggplant can be picked fresh from garden, or bought at the farmer’s market. This recipe comes from my mother. I have a piece of yellow ruled paper in my recipe… [Read More]

Pappardelle Pasta with Pork Ragu

Pappardelle with pork ragu. This dish is part of a cooking challenge. I love a challenge. It’s really just a game that gives you a starting point to focus on. Two months ago I joined some bloggers for a bi-monthly cooking challenge. The last one was all about potatoes. I made super easy scallopped potatoes. This one… [Read More]

Blue Cheese Marinated Flank Steak

This is great recipe for entertaining. If you haven’t tried flank steak then you are missing out. The flavor is outstanding and it’s an affordable, healthy cut of beef. We’ve been making this blue cheese marinated flank steak recipe for a long time. Serve it with some nice new potatoes and some broccoli for a great everyday meal,… [Read More]

Favorite Everyday Meatloaf Recipe

Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite recipes that I make for my family on a regular basis. It’s my meatloaf recipe that I originally found in one of those fundraising school cookbooks, where everyone shares their favorite recipes. Like most recipes, especially those that you make often, I’ve changed it to meet our specific taste… [Read More]

Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe with Root Vegetables

Everyone loves the slow cooker because it makes our life easier. One of my “go-to”recipes is a slow cooker pot roast  with root vegetables, that is hearty and so satisfying, you won’t believe how easy it is to make. Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Root Vegetables Way back before crockpots were super popular, a friend of… [Read More]