Tiny Bites

Everyone needs a quick hors d’oeuvre in their repertoire. My Baked Gruyere Toasts is just that recipe that you’ll use over and over and over again!

Farewell Summer and Hello Fall!

I might be a bit premature in saying farewell to summer with the temperatures hovering around 80 degrees, but the kids have returned to school, football is back, tomatoes and other summer produce is dwindling . . . summer is over! That means it’s time to set our sights on food that will match the…

London Broil

This is one of my absolute favorite cuts of beef. It’s also quite inexpensive, especially when you can find it on sale. London Broil is the name of a cut of beef that generally comes from the “top round” of a cow. It’s usually cut into two pound increments. This recipe will work for a…

Meatballs & Meatball Sandwich

Who doesn’t love a good meatball? They’re so versatile because you can eat them with just a bit of marinara sauce and a dusting of grated parmesan or romano cheese, partner them with spaghetti, dice them and add to a lasagna, or my favorite . . . meatball sandwich either with or without a blanket…

Mexican Chicken Casserole

This casserole always receives rave reviews. Comfort food at its best and easy to assemble. I make this when I have leftover rotisserie chicken or boiled chicken from my homemade chicken soup. Check Carving a Rotisserie Chicken in the Ins & Outs section if you need help in how to dismantle an entire chicken. It…

Creamy Tomato Soup

When I think of this soup, I picture the dining room of my former school when the lunch offering was grilled cheese and tomato soup. My mother never served tomato soup, so I was startled  to see so many kids dunking their grilled cheese sandwiches into the soup and then so many tomato-soup stained shirts!…