Tasty Tuesday-Chicken Stock

Tasty Tuesday-Chicken SeriesPOSTED ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2014Chicken Stock1 chicken carcass, meat removed, bones only2 roughly chopped carrots1 roughly chopped onion1 sachet (peppercorns, garlic, salt, thyme and rosemary tied in cheese cloth)water to cover...more

Pasta and Peas Or Pasta con Piselli

Pasta and PeasOrPasta con PiselliIngredients;1 lb. of Pasta preferably shells, medium or small size1 small white onion chopped1 Tablespoon of Olive oil½ of a cup of dry white wine (optional)...more

Shepherd’s Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

I love Mac-n-Cheese

   In my humble opinion, I think homemade Mac-N-Cheese is the best comfort food on the planet.  Here is my version of that comfort!Quick and Easy and Creamy Mac-N-Cheese Casserole!...more

Chicken Stew and Puffy Dumplings

 CHICKEN STEW AND PUFFY DUMPLING By Janice Bartlett(1/18/2014- Adapted from the Weight Watchers Recipe Chicken and Dumplings)  ...more

The Ultimate Lasagna

There is nothing better than comfort food. We all love comfort food, there is just something inside of us that screams for something, that makes you feel satisfied. One of my family’s favorite foods is lasagna. It is our favorite comfort food and when done right can melt anyone’s heart and make them come back for seconds and thirds....more

The quest for Grandma's ham and bean soup: A for-now recipe

 Not-quite-Grandma's ham and bean soup with kale and extra veggies.R...more

Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

So you know those really yummy, buttery, creamy, mashed potatoes we all love?  You know how you could eat the entire pot and still have room for more?  You know how bad they are for you?  Yes, those mashed potatoes; this recipe is my compromise and oh man, this dish is good!http://lisagcooks.com/lisa-g-news/buttermilk-mashed-potatoes-2/...more

Toasted Spelt, Escarole, and White Bean Soup

The new year is here and, with it, all sorts of ill-fated resolutions and good intentions. I gave up resolutions years ago because I noticed a strange phenomenon. Thanksgiving would pass, I'd be eating leftovers for days in my sweatpants - ironic that I never work up a sweat while wearing them -  and I would begin a downward spiral of self-loathing....more