This is a very Mediterranean dish and there are variations from countries all around that area. In some places, it is called Shakshuka and in others, Eggs in Purgatory. It is also a dish that can be made as spicy as you like. It often contains red and/or yellow peppers,.Since […]
As I so often do, I was reading a book that mentioned steak soup, so I had to go find a recipe for it and give it a try. Of course I had to change the recipe a little. 🙂 The original recipe just had you cook the mushrooms with […]
A frittata is an Italian baked omelet. This basic recipe is flavored with chopped onion, grated cheese, and a generous sprinkling of herbs. Like the omelet, though, you may add almost anything you like. We almost always add ham, bacon, or sausage. The meat should be cooked before you add […]
I have been making homemade bread for years. It was always one of my kids favorite things. When they came home from college, homemade bread was often one of the few things they requested. (Usually, they just said, “Anything you cook, Mom.”) With a stand mixer, homemade bread is actually […]
This is an absolutely amazing recipe adapted from the cookbook “Cooking from Quilt Country” by Marcia Adams that was originally published in the late 1980’s. There are many great “old-fashioned” recipes in the book and this is one of my favorites. The best time of year to make this is […]
This is a great lasagna recipe and it is vegetarian and could easily be made gluten-free by using gluten-free lasagna noodles. My family absolutely loves this dish. It was a fan-favorite when our kids were growing up. You will notice that there is an extra cup of red sauce […]
In August of 2017 our oldest, Ian, became engaged to his wife, Amanda. As part of Amanda’s family tradition, the two families prepared and shared a meal together to celebrate their engagement. As part of the meal, Amanda’s stepfather prepared marinara. I asked for his recipe, and he said […]
This is my take on a classic banana bread. I love the addition of the yogurt because it keeps the loaf very moist. I often take bananas that have gotten too ripe in the freezer. I just peel them and break the into two or three pieces and put them […]
This is another from Rob. He was skeptical at first. And it isn’t really a margarita, but it’s nice. The pineapple and lime balance well.
This is one of my Grandma Fizek’s recipes. She called it a cherry roll; I’m not sure why. It’s one of the first things I learned to cook since it’s so simple.