13 Amazing Butternut Squash Recipes to Try Right Now

Butternut squash recipes are perfect to make in the fall. Here are a baker’s dozen that are sure to inspire your next dinner or gathering. One of my favorite things about fall is trying butternut squash recipes.  This hearty vegetable is great in all kinds of dishes from appetizers through dessert.  13 Amazing Butternut Squash… [Read More]

Classic Tuna & Egg Salad

One of my favorite things to make, especially on the weekend, is tuna & egg salad. It’s really hearty and makes enough for 4-6 sandwiches. Perfect on the weekend when everyone is busy running around. Classic Tuna & Egg Salad I like to use all white meat tuna packed in water. I keep a couple of… [Read More]

Easy Chicken Enchilada Recipe

  Every time we go out for Mexican I order chicken enchiladas. It’s also one of my favorite make ahead meals at home. So today I’m sharing my easy chicken enchilada recipe. It makes enough for two pans so you can freeze one for later and there’s always plenty of leftovers. The original recipe came from… [Read More]

Comfort Food: Stuffed Cabbage Soup

Growing up in Pittsburgh I was lucky enough to have stuffed cabbage rolls at many family functions, pot luck dinners, graduation parties even weddings. A great traditional dish in many eastern European households which is sometimes called Halupki, stuffed cabbage rolls hits the top of the comfort food charts and will fill your belly and… [Read More]

Millie’s Chicken Pot Pie Direct from Pennsylvania Dutch Country

 I was fortunate enough to marry a wonderful man who grew up in Pennsylvania Dutch country which an Italian mother and a father who was a chef. Sadly both are now deceased but we are reminded of them through extended family and our own children. One of the many recipes I have learned from my… [Read More]

Layered Cranberry Upside Down Cake

We are fortunate enough to be invited to my brother and sister-in-law’s house this year for Thanksgiving dinner so I offered to help with the cooking and bring a few dishes. One of them is a Layered Cranberry Upside Down Cake for dessert.   This cake is pretty easy to make. I take a shortcut… [Read More]

Cooking with Herbs – Oregano

You might think of pizza or Greek food when you think of oregano. This spicy and slightly fuzzy leaved herb is very easy to grow, adds great flavor to many dishes, and looks pretty in both the garden and, in flower arrangements. Growing Oregano Oregano is native to the Mediterranean and likes hot weather. It’s… [Read More]