Browned Butter Roasted Vegetables


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 →

Crock Pot Autumn Harvest Stew


It’s the first day of Autumn! 🍁 Time to pull out the thick sweaters, jeans, and boots! There are so many fun things to do in the fall – football Continue Reading →

Onion Soup Mix Roasted Vegetables


You won’t believe how great this quick and simple side tastes. Even Noah, who isn’t a fan of most vegetables, said he liked it a lot. It really couldn’t get Continue Reading →

Autumn Harvest Stew – A Lovely, Hearty Meal


The cold weather has hit with a vengeance, hasn’t it? Makes you want to hunker down in front of a crackling fire with a steaming bowl of something filling and Continue Reading →

Beef, Barley, & Mushroom Stew with Crusty Homemade Buttered Bread ~ Perfect Cold Weather Fare


This dish is a winner! Everyone in the house and our little dog, too, loves this meaty stew filled with yummy mushrooms and rutabaga! It’s really easy to make–don’t let Continue Reading →

Corned Beef with Potatoes, Carrots, & Celery


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 →

Delicious, Low Calorie Rustic Vegetable Soup


I bounced around on different diets in the past trying to find one that works for me. I was gung-ho for Atkins for a month, but realized after the first Continue Reading →

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


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 →