Recipes

Mini Beef Stew

I love a good beef stew, but it can be hard to find a good recipe that can be cut down for a small crock pot. This week I have finally perfected my mini beef stew recipe, perfect for 1-2…

Sautéed Beef with Olives

Considering what a picky eater I am, many people are surprised to find out that not only do I eat olives, I love them. Probably more than is healthy. In particular, I’m a big fan of pimento-stuffed manzanilla olives (aka,…

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff is one of those things that always sounds good, but I’ve never actually liked in practice, because there are too many variations that include things I REALLY don’t like (specifically, mushrooms and/or cream of mushroom soup) and it…

I’m not usually one to drool over kitchen toys

But I spotted this on a website I read, and I just don’t think I’m going to be able to resist ordering it: Doesn’t that look like it would be the perfect accessory for my Lasagna?

Red-Skinned Mashed Potatoes and Crockpot Corn

Here are a couple quick and easy recipes that I haven’t gotten around to posting yet. Red-skinned Mashed Potatoes Ingredients 1-2 lb. red skinned potatoes washed 1/2 cup or more liquid, see Notes below 1-2 tablespoon butter 1 tsp-2tsp minced…

Ham N Cheese with a Twist

Tonight’s dinner is a variation on your average ham and cheese dish: A crockpot honey-glazed ham, with home-made Triple-Triple Mac N Cheese. Recipes are listed below. Honey Glazed Ham Ingredients: 3 to 4 pounds boneless fully cooked ham 1 can…

Lasagna

Since I was working from home today, I thought I’d try making a pan of lasagna. I had an “old family recipe” that was supposed to be nice and easy. Except it was also pretty boring. I also had a…

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Today’s mistake was in learning just how easy it is to make cheesecake. This is Very Bad considering how much I love cheesecake. Shamelessly stolen from the inside of a box of cream cheese, a really easy recipe for Chocolate…

Lemon Pepper Chicken

I have fond memories of frozen Lemon Pepper (fake) Chicken that used to be delivered by the Schwann’s people. Yesterday I was inspired to search the web for a recipe that would allow me to create something similar but better.…