Hungarian Lecho

Hungarian Lecho...

Hungarian Lecho: This is pure comfort food! Rummaging around in my refrigerator, I discovered that I had kielbasa, a green pepper, a yellow pepper, zucchini, and a few mild jalapeno peppers. Wanting to use some of these items up, I did an internet search for kielbasa and zucchini...
Greens with Peanut Sauce

Greens with Peanut S...

Greens with Peanut Sauce I have a friend from Congo who is studying here and in the US. She’s found it difficult to be away from her family and friends. A few of us decided that we would put together a care basket to try to lift her spirits. Well, in my opinion, nothing can...
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...
Chicken with Kalamata Olives

Chicken with Kalamat...

Chicken with Kalamata Olives We eat a lot of chicken in our house but, frankly, I run low on inspiration sometimes. I want something easy but really flavorful. So I was trolling the internet in search of a recipe that would fit the bill. I found one that inspired me at Kalyn’s...
Ground Beef & Sauerkraut Soup

Ground Beef & S...

Ground Beef & Sauerkraut Soup We’ve had our first round of cooler weather here in KC where it is dipping into the upper 50′s at night. We’ve also had a few rainy days both of which put me in the mood for soup. I’m also trying to lose some weight and just...
Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes & Sage

Baby Lima Beans with...

Baby Lima Beans with Tomatoes & Sage As many of you have probably figured out by now, I like a variety of vegetables. Some of you may put lima beans into the same category as brussel sprouts and not eat either one but I really like them both! When I make this recipe I usually...
Greek Black Bean Salsa

Greek Black Bean Sal...

Greek Black Bean Salsa We’re rapidly moving toward graduation open house season! Is everyone ready?? I first tasted this salsa at the high school graduation open house for one of our former neighbors and really liked it. My thanks to Carla for sharing the recipe with me. Last...
Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup

Wild Rice & Mush...

Wild Rice & Mushroom Soup The other day I ran across an old folder of recipes I had clipped from newspapers and magazines most of which I never tried. I bet all you foodies out there have the same kind of file laying around! It was fun to go through the recipes to see if there...
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...
Green Chile Cheesecake

Green Chile Cheeseca...

OK, I couldn’t help myself . . . when I saw this recipe for a savory cheesecake I just had to try it! After all, I have the springform pan so why not? This is from the 2002 Pillsbury Holiday Appetizers & Desserts cook booklet. I found it among some other cookbooks and...