Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

I had some lean ground beef that I needed to use up. I Googled ground beef recipes and kept coming up with salisbury steak. I used to love those frozen dinners in the tin tray when I was a...

Roasted Vegetable Medley

Roasted Vegetable Medley

We were leaving town for the weekend and I needed to use up the vegetables in my refrigerator. I grabbed the fennel, zucchini, squash, onion, green beans and asparagus. I roasted the fennel and onion for 30 minutes then...

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

My husband was out for the evening so my friend and her son came over for dinner. Since it was a cold and rainy day, I was in the mood for a hearty Italian soup. I found a Cooking...

Crispy Crackling Cookies

Crispy Crackling Cookies

My son gave me a pretty little package he made at preschool for Valentines Day. It was a cookie starter kit that his teacher helped him make. I forgot all about the starter kit until I found it in...

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

If you read my blog you know that I love roasting vegetables. I decided to roast sweet potatoes with butter, cinnamon, nutmeg and brown sugar. The house smelled amazing while they roasted. They were simple to make and tasted...

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

My mom’s meatloaf was a favorite of mine growing up. I loved eating it hot from the oven and then in sandwiches the next day. I have only made a few changes to my mom’s original recipe. I always...

Black Bean, Green Chile and Sharp Cheddar Baked Flautas

Black Bean, Green Chile and Sharp Cheddar Baked Flautas

Okay, so I love Mexican food – can you tell? I was going to make chicken baked flautas but I got very lazy and decided black bean and green chile would work great. They were extremely easy to make...

Carrot, Coconut, and Walnut Muffins

Carrot, Coconut, and Walnut Muffins

Okay, so I am on a muffin kick lately. I must say, this is my VERY favorite muffin so far. They were moist, fluffy, sweet and crunchy. I always try to make a treat for our friends when they...

Greek Steak Pita with Tzatziki Sauce and Marinated Red Onion

Greek Steak Pita with Tzatziki Sauce and Marinated Red Onion

I’ve been enjoying Greek flavors lately and was craving an easy and healthy yet tasty dinner. I marinated some flank steak, made a cucumber tzatziki sauce and made marinated red onion. I threw it all together in a pita...

Roasted Carrots in a Balsamic Vinaigrette

Roasted Carrots in a Balsamic Vinaigrette

I love carrots but usually eat them raw. I decided to try roasting them and I am so glad I did. I roasted them with salt and olive oil first, then toss them in a simple balsamic vinaigrette. The...