Comfort Food

Vegetable Shepherd’s Pie

March 18, 2015

Comfort food can most certainly be hearty vegetable dishes. If you want to make this recipe vegan then use nondairy products instead of butter and milk.

Winter Pot Roast

February 6, 2015

It’s cold outside which calls for a comforting Winter Pot Roast. Feel free to use any vegetables that strike your fancy.

Roasted Chicken Enchiladas

January 31, 2015

These enchiladas are a game day favorite in my house. Make them ahead and pop them in the oven when your guests arrive.

Easy Hoppin’ John

June 5, 2014

Easy Hoppin’ John Here is a super easy recipe for Hoppin’ John.  So Southern and so good! INGREDIENTS 1 Pound Black-Eyed Peas 1 Finely Chopped Onion 1 Pound Finely Chopped Lean Salt Pork 2 Quarts Boiling Water 1 Cup Raw Rice (Cooked Separately) 1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Peppers Wash and...

Super Easy Meat Loaf

May 27, 2014

Super Easy Meat Loaf After a long weekend I confess that I’m not really in the mood to make a big elaborate dinner so assembling an easy meat loaf is just right. I always like to make extra for sandwiches throughout the week. Serve my Super Easy Meat Loaf with...

Quickie Chicken Noodle Soup

February 26, 2014

Quickie Chicken Noodle Soup INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon Unsalted Butter 1 1/2 Cups Sliced Carrots 1 Cup Chopped Yellow Onion 1/2 Cup Chopped Celery 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic 1/2 Pound Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper 3 1/2 Cups Low-Sodium Chicken Broth 4 Ounces Uncooked Egg Noodles Or...

Sea Salt Caramels

December 11, 2013

Sea Salt Caramels I don’t know one person who doesn’t love caramels.  They time a bit of time to make, but make great holiday gifts.  You will definitely need a candy thermometer for this recipe.  INGREDIENTS 2 Cups Sugar 1/2 Cup Light Corn Syrup 1/4 Cup Water 14 Ounces Sweetened...

Grandmother Libby’s Spiced Oatmeal Cookies

December 4, 2013

Grandmother Libby’s Spiced Oatmeal Cookies My great grandmother used to make these cookies for the holidays.  One year I asked her for the recipe, which I am delighted to share with you.  They are easy to make.  You can add raisins or leave them out.  INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Shortening 2...

Holiday Pumpkin Cherry Bread

November 30, 2013

Holiday Pumpkin Cherry Bread This pumpkin cherry bread is perfect to give away as gifts or to have around for quick breakfasts.  It’s easy to make and keeps quite well.  Make several loaves and store one in the freezer for those out-of-town guests who are coming for the holidays.  INGREDIENTS...

Smoocharoo Cookies

November 7, 2013

Smoocharoo Cookies Give your cookies a cuddle and a kiss.  These cookies are great holiday or anytime cookies.  I like these cookies soft, but if you like a crisp cookie then keep them in the oven a minute or two longer.  INGREDIENTS 3/4 Cup Shortening (I found a good shortening...

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