This Sweet Potato Casserole has been part of my Thanksgiving dinner for literally my whole life. When I was a child, Annie Mae made it. I remember her boiling and peeling the hot potatoes without even waiting for them to cool off. She mashed them with all the other ingredients […]
Month: February 2014
Fluffy mashed potatoes contrasted with crisp potato skins- it doesn’t get any better!
I roasted the cauliflower. Then came boiling the farfalle and making the lemon sauce. That done, all was mixed in a bowl and put into the fridge for tomorrow. That was the dairy side of things for the moment. Now to the meat: I steamed the broccoli, removed the fat from […]
One day, many years ago, when I decided to make Pot Roast for the weekend, I noticed that I had several bottles of beer in the fridge. We’re not beer drinkers; so it must have been leftover from one of my children’s gatherings. I thought: what will happen if I […]
Heads of broccoli are composed of the florets on top and their stems- the stalks. The stalks are thick and woody. If you want to serve them, you have to peel them back enough to expose the more tender stalk beneath . My older grand daughter only likes the stalks; […]
This Farfalle with Roasted Cauliflower in Lemon Garlic Sauce recipe will wow your dinner guests with its light, exotic taste. The lemon garlic sauce adds a nice zing to the pasta and vegetables. I love Mediterranean cuisine, and this is one of my favorite recipes!
As the Roast Veal with Rosemary and Thyme begins to braise, your home will be filled with the most amazing aroma. The veal is so tender and delicious, it melts in your mouth. Prep time: 20 minutes
This delicious Carrot Soup looks like a sunset in a bowl. It is bright orange and creamy with tiny nuggets of carrots to give it some texture. Homemade croutons add crunch! Prep time: 20 minutes
When in doubt about what to make for dessert, make a crisp! You can use any combination of fruit that you want and spice it as you wish. You can add flour to bind it or leave out the flour and have it juicier. Add oats or chopped nuts to […]
Surprise! Our hostess called and told us her back had gone out and cancelled dinner. Out came my one last top of the rib from the freezer and a menu was formed. I cooked the meat Thursday so it could chill and I could remove the fat and slice it Friday morning. I also […]