Doesn’t the Italian language make “Pasta and Beans” sound like a ballet? What began as a humble peasant dish has made its way around the world and onto many restaurant menus. After tasting a few, I decided some time ago to create my own.
I love a meal that can stretch your dollar and no one’s the wiser. You know that look on your husband’s face when he can tell the dinner you made was a last ditch effort to scrounge something from the cupboards without having to go grocery shopping? I hate that look. This meal is so bright […]
Homemade macaroni and cheese is one of the staples of my childhood. With four kids, things were hectic for my mother, and on nights when cooking fell to the bottom of the priority list (which to her credit was rare), we ate homemade macaroni and cheese alongside hot dogs. I don’t think me or my […]
Ground beef is budget friendly, fast cooking, and flavorful. Is it pretty? Not really. Not like a steak or a bone-in chicken breast. It scores low on the glamor factor, but it sure does offer an easy foundation for a great meal. I buy ground beef in large quantities from Sam’s Club and freeze it […]
Wondering what’s for dinner this week? Here are five recipes I tried recently, all of which I consider keepers! These are pretty darn quick and absolutely worth adding to the dinner rotation. This was so rich and comforting, and perfect for all of those rainy Florida afternoons. Up your cozy game by serving it in […]