Browned Butter Roasted Vegetables

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Remember that commercial back in the 70s with the jingle, “Everything’s better with Blue Bonnet on it?” That was SO not true! We now know that hydrogenated oils are terrible Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Autumn Harvest Stew

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It’s the first day of Autumn! 🍁 Time to pull out the thick sweaters, jeans, and boots! There are so many fun things to do in the fall – football Continue Reading →

Easy Ranch & Cream Cheese Vegetable Pizza

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There’s always a first time for everything. I have no idea why I never made a vegetable pizza, especially knowing my husband loves them. He used to get his fill Continue Reading →

Incredibly Moist Carrot Cake with Almond Cream Cheese Frosting

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And it’s beautifully dense. This is the kind of cake that makes you want to “mmm” with every bite. Jimmie’s birthday was last week and I wanted to make him Continue Reading →

Onion Soup Mix Roasted Vegetables

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You won’t believe how great this quick and simple side tastes. Even Noah, who isn’t a fan of most vegetables, said he liked it a lot. It really couldn’t get Continue Reading →

Autumn Harvest Stew – A Lovely, Hearty Meal

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The cold weather has hit with a vengeance, hasn’t it? Makes you want to hunker down in front of a crackling fire with a steaming bowl of something filling and Continue Reading →

Beef, Barley, & Mushroom Stew with Crusty Homemade Buttered Bread ~ Perfect Cold Weather Fare

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This dish is a winner! Everyone in the house and our little dog, too, loves this meaty stew filled with yummy mushrooms and rutabaga! It’s really easy to make–don’t let Continue Reading →

Corned Beef with Potatoes, Carrots, & Celery

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This simple one-pot meal is easy to put together and tastes very “19th Century New York” to me. Like I should be hanging out with Irish and Jewish immigrants from Continue Reading →

Delicious, Low Calorie Rustic Vegetable Soup

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I bounced around on different diets in the past trying to find one that works for me. I was gung-ho for Atkins for a month, but realized after the first Continue Reading →