Category: He’s a “Keeper”

Rich and Robust Minestrone with Roasted Vegetables

Minestrone

Roasting some of the veggies in this soup intensifies their flavor, adding a robust and hearty element.  I haven’t added pasta but you certainly could.  If you want to jazz it up even further, throw in some frozen pre-made meatballs.…

Heart Thumpin Alfredo Sauce

Fettuccini Alfredo

If you want a healthy dish, click another… If you want something rich and luxurious on the tongue, you’ve found it! The original version, created at the Via della Scrofa in Rome, doesn’t have cream, it’s all about butter. The…

Chill Banishing Lasagna Soup A bowlful of Italy

Winter Painting by Harris

It’s cold. You’re rattled to the bone. Your nose is froze and your toes are numb. It’s a night for soup, a hearty stick-to-your-ribs kind of soup. All the taste of a naughty lasagna without paying the price. 2 Tbsp.…

Cheesy Chicken or Tuna Stuffed Potatoes

Potatoes of Every Color

The common spud is a cheap choice. Stuffed with meat or fish and topped with cheese it can serve as a hearty lunch or with a bowl of soup, a speedy supper. When there’s no bread to be had, I’ve…

Let Us Pesto – Lettuce Pesto

Buttercrunch Lettuce

There are times when you just want what you want when you want it!  With nary a blade of basil growing in the garden, I pulled up some Buttercrunch lettuce and combined it with dried basil to make a Lettuce…

Turkey Shepherd’s Pie or Cottage Pie

Cottage

A veritable cornucopia of leftovers goes into this comforting meat, veg, and mash casserole. It’s an easy assemblage of ingredients that tastes like the Holidays all-in-one bite. A splash of Olive Oil for the pan 2 onions, halved and sliced…

Idiot Proof Pasta Dish with Meat and Tomato Sauce

Italian Table for Two

Every man needs an arsenal of at least three recipes in his quiver. Preferably, seven. Seven days of heaven is sure to win the heart of many a fair maiden. The smells alone of this amazingly easy dish…will have women…

Bella’s Stacked Tortilla

Mexican Beauty

Bella in Spanish means pretty and my stacked warm tortillas are so pretty that you ALMOST don’t want to eat them. Yes, I said almost. But you will! We feast first with our eyes… 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil 2 Cloves…