Vegetarian Chili

Scene: a wintry, blistering cold Saturday evening, huddled inside our home sans plans (thanks, pandemic), with bellies rumbling for some warm, hearty food. Enter: this “throw all of the leftover veggies we have in the dutch oven with some tomato sauce and pray it tastes good” kind of chili. The actual intent for Saturday’s dinner this past weekend was to […]

Three Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spinach

The MAC is BACK! I’m talking about macaroni and cheese, not that song “Return of the Mack,”although that song is quite good (and now stuck in my head, and probably yours too… you are welcome). I haven’t made a quality macaroni and cheese since my son was born, which was NINE MONTHS AGO. Funny, I actually scheduled my Roasted Broccoli […]

Red Bliss Mash

Are you ready for one of the easiest side dishes known to mankind? I love mashed potatoes. They pair well with many different meals such as meatballs, chicken dishes, meatloaf, steaks, and they can be seasoned and enhanced with a variety of different flavors such as herbs (rosemary, thyme, basil), spices (paprika, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder), and made […]

Parmesan Crusted Meatloaf

Meatloaf always reminds of my grandmother and I’m not really sure why. I know that she used to make it for us when we lived together, but it wasn’t my favorite thing to eat. She also used to broil salmon and have me eat it and I would gag, but that’s another story for another night (with wine…) There are […]