Category: Recipes

Beef Stew

Winter is the perfect time of year to make beef stew - a simple, warm, savory, filling and fulfilling meal to warm you. Everyone has a beef stew recipe and like spaghetti...

Chicken Four Ways (for two people)

With the cost of food rapidly increasing, we are all looking for healthy and tasty ways to stretch our grocery budget. Here are some ideas for chicken. Start with BIG roasted chicken. ...

Shawarma Spiced Chicken

I have been making this Epicurious recipe for years. It is quick, inexpensive, filling (but not too filling) and healthy I wouldn’t label this Shawarma recipe 100% authentic, but I do label it...

No-Knead Bread

During the cold winter months, soup and bread is my go-to lunch.  A good rustic bread with a thin but crunchy crust is my favorite.  There is no good reason to purchase...

Prime Rib

Prime Rib is a favorite of most meateaters; our family certainly does.   This expensive cut of beef requires tender and focused preparation to avoid overcooking or producing a bland roast. While not...

Chili

Everyone has their own recipe for chili.  I imagine most don’t strictly follow a recipe but “wing it” as they go.  After the first few days of cold weather, my husband always...

Grouper Picatta

We were fortunate to celebrate Thanksgiving, in Florida, with close friends.  Before we returned home, I asked to prepare a meal for our friends and they agreed.  In that my favorite fish...

Persian Inspired Lamb Shanks

My husband and son love Greek lamb shanks.  I love the smell as they braise but at the end of the day, I’m not a fan.  I find them too greasy and...

Left-Over Turkey Sandwich

  Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you have or will soon be having a most enjoyable Thanksgiving dinner surrounded by people you love.  I love this day.  Family, friends, too-much-food, traditions, giving, loving and peace. ...

Baked Grouper with crab stuffing

Years upon years ago, when first married, I would make stuffed flounder for a “fancy dinner.” We loved the preparation but somehow it was buried in my vast stack of recipes until...

Sausage-Lentil Soup

I’ve said it before, it is the time of year for soup.  This recipe is a “copycat recipe” for Cararabba’s sausage-lentil soup.  I think this recipe tastes just like the savory, hearty...

Tofu and Bok Choy

Here is a simple, quick “Meatless Monday” recipe that was liked by my non-tofu loving husband! Add a little rice and you have a full meal. The tofu has a crunchy exterior and soft...

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