Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw

If you’re looking for something easy and scrumptious this could be it. It is so easy to put together and tastes like it was a lot more complicated to make. I served it open face, to cut some calories, with plain potato chips on the side. Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw –Continue reading “Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw”

Shepherd’s Pie

Easy, satisfying and presentable enough for a casual dinner party. Served with a green salad and warm bread, Shepherd’s Pie fits the bill for a scrumptious winter meal. Recipe Shepherd’s Pie Ingredients:2 T extra-virgin olive oil3 T unsalted butter, divided into 2T and 1T1 medium onion, diced3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced1 rib celery, sliced8Continue reading “Shepherd’s Pie”

Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan

As the weather is getting colder, slightly heartier dinners are in order and this one hits the spot. So flavorful and satisfying. Recipe Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan Ingredients:12 oz. penne rigate pasta1 T olive oil1 lb. bulk Italian sausage1 cup diced onions1 T minced garlic1 T tomato paste1 T dried Italian herbs1/2 tContinue reading “Sausage Ragu with Spinach and Parmesan”

Chicken breasts stuffed with feta cheese

This is a constant favorite and go-to recipe for me. It’s easy, light and many sides compliment it. In the summer, I like to serve a cold orzo salad and “cheese toasts” (pita bread sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and broiled till brown and bubbly). In cooler weather, warm pasta sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and aContinue reading “Chicken breasts stuffed with feta cheese”

Mushroom Pork Chops

I was tiring of my recent dinner routine, grill this…grill that. So, I took a look through recipes I had wanted to try and found this little gem. It’s easy, fast and delicious! Ingredients1 T olive oil4 boneless, center cut pork chopssalt and pepper to taste2 T butter8 ounces sliced mushrooms1 t garlic, minced1 1/2Continue reading “Mushroom Pork Chops”

Ribeye French Onion Soup and Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

During these times when travel abroad is not an option due to health concerns, familiar senses can conjure up wonderful memories of holidays. French Onion Soup is a dish so classically French, that thoughts of dining at a quaint Paris bistrot come flooding back by its comforting aromas and taste. This recipe adds a bitContinue reading “Ribeye French Onion Soup and Green Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing”

Italian Sausage Sandwich

My mother made this for dinner when I was growing up and it was always a hit. Also, it is super easy to make! The title states “Italian Sausage”, but my mother, nor I, ever use Italian Sausage for it. We use Beef Kielbasa. We tend to eat these open faced to save calories. ItalianContinue reading “Italian Sausage Sandwich”