Braised Beef Short Ribs

Braised Beef Short R...

Bulk Spicy Italian Sausage Tender, succulent, satisfying, comfort food all describe this fabulously tasty dish. This is perfect for a wonderful Valentine’s Day dinner if you have a beef lover in your life! Braising involves slow, moist cooking and the result is meat that falls...
Food In Ireland

Food In Ireland...

I have to tell you all about my trip to Ireland . . . it was fabulous!! I’m going to focus on the food in this post and will do another one on the Irish countryside and possibly a third on the towns we visited. But first the food! I had not really thought about the fact that...
Pesto Tortellini and Chicken Soup

Pesto Tortellini and...

Pesto Tortellini & Chicken Soup Since we’re going to have a spring blizzard I thought I’d go ahead and post this soup! My daughter loves pesto and pasta so on a recent visit to her house I arrived with a package of Trader Joe’s pesto tortillini and made this...
Pork Pot Roast

Pork Pot Roast...

It seems like whenever we think of pot roast we think of beef. But, I bought a whole pork loin at Costco and cut it in half to make two roasts. Since I had so much pork in the freezer, I thought why not do the same thing we do with beef and have pork pot roast!! So the other night...
Smokey Vegetable Soup

Smokey Vegetable Sou...

Smokey Vegetable Soup w/Grated Parmesan Years ago a friend and I used to take cooking classes together now and then. I remember that one focused on desserts that a cookbook author, Betty Rosbottom, taught. Another time we took a class that focused on soups. We really cherished our...
Crockpot Creamed Chicken & Biscuits

Crockpot Creamed Chi...

Crockpot Creamed Chicken over Cheesy Biscuits This recipe is pure comfort food and so easy to make!! I threw this in the crockpot on a morning when it was zero outside and came home from work with the house smelling great and a wonderful hot dish on a day where the high temperature...
Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad

Sesame Chicken Noodl...

Sesame Chicken Noodle Salad This is one of my favorite summer recipes to take to a potluck so I took it to my Dining for Women meeting this month. It was a big hit, as it usually is. It looks beautiful on the serving platter, too! I have simplified this over the years by using precooked...