Category: Situations

The situation you find yourself in

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…

Spiced Maple Syrup Light Ginger Bread Cookies

Tapping the Tree

They’re extra spicy and not too sweet. I’ve used maple syrup instead of molasses. They’re not as dark as traditional ones but they’re sure to turn Santa’s head. 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/3 cup White Sugar 1/2…

Greek Home Style Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Sauce

Greek Cafe

In Greece, rice stuffed rolls wrapped in grape leaves are called dolmades. My classic English cabbage rolls stuffed with meat and rice, have been given a Grecian vamp up with pine nuts, oregano, and sprinkled with feta. On a chilly…

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…