Browned Butter Roasted Vegetables

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Remember that commercial back in the 70s with the jingle, “Everything’s better with Blue Bonnet on it?” That was SO not true! We now know that hydrogenated oils are terrible Continue Reading →

Oven Roasted Beef and Barley Stew

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Beef and Barley Stew is an easy oven one pot meal and so delicious! It’s even tastier with a dollop of sour cream & a sprinkle of fresh or dried dill weed! Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Harvest Stew

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Crock Pot Harvest Stew – Come home to the wonderful scents of a savory stew! Use your favorite smoked sausage, root veggies, and wonderfully pungent herbs! Continue Reading →

Easy Cream Cheese Ranch Vegetable Pizza

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This Cream Cheese Ranch Vegetable Pizza is loaded with crisp, fresh veggies and shredded cheddar cheese. Customize to suit your tastes! Continue Reading →

Incredibly Moist Scratch Carrot Cake with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

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Incredibly moist Scratch Carrot Cake with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting is beautifully dense. Perfect for special occasions like birthdays and holidays! Continue Reading →

Onion Soup Roasted Vegetables

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Onion Soup Roasted Vegetables – You won’t believe how great this simple side is! Toss your favorite veggies with a packet of soup mix, & roast in the oven! Continue Reading →

Beef and Mushroom Stew with Barley

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Beef and Mushroom Stew with Barley is filled with earthy mushrooms and rutabaga! Delicious with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle of dillweed! Continue Reading →

Corned Beef with Potatoes, Carrots, & Celery

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This simple one-pot meal is easy to put together and tastes very “19th Century New York” to me. Like I should be hanging out with Irish and Jewish immigrants from Continue Reading →

Cottage Pie vs. Shepherd’s Pie: Is There a Difference?

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As I was preparing to write up how I make Shepherd’s Pie, my innate curiosity about the history of the dish got the better of me and I ended up Continue Reading →