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Herbed Roast Leg of Lamb

Herbed Roast Leg of Lamb

  Herb Roast Leg of Lamb is one of my many attempts to create a meal which evokes a memory filled with comfort food., specifically the gravy. Oh, the gravy. How many times have I attempted to recreate her perfect masterpiece, only to be disappointed […]

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie

Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie is a perfect winter comfort meal to warm your heart and soul. My revision of a long time favorite uses a rotisserie chicken which shortens the preparation time. You could take the meat off the bones the night before to make it […]

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

Meatloaf that melts in your mouth? This is definitely not bland, but moist and flavorful.  I  heard  this recipe being  explained  as a family favorite while listening to  a guest,  Lucinda Scala Quinn, on The Splendid Table and my mouth watered!  I made some slight revisions and thought it […]

Florentine Chicken Tortellini Soup

Florentine Chicken Tortellini Soup

It’s that time of year when soup is requested to take the chill out of the air and warm your heart and soul. This Florentine Chicken Tortellini Soup does exactly that! It tastes like you’ve worked for hours, but the truth is, from start to finish, its […]

Red-Skinned Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Red-Skinned Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Red-Skinned Garlic Mashed Potatoes are just, can I say, perfect! I made these to go with a fabulous meatloaf recipe which I will get to posting eventually. These are actually so good that I woke up in the middle of the night craving them. There […]

Rustic Ratatouille

Rustic Ratatouille

Rustic Ratatouille is one of summer’s most savory dishes. Delight in the flavors and celebrate the season’s ending days with a mouthful of memories. I now understand Anton Ego’s jaunt back in time to his childhood reminiscing of the flavorful bowl of ratatouille prepared by his mother […]

Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder

Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder

Don’t let summer’s fresh corn exit the season without making Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder ! The supply is dwindling as the summer winds down with it’s fresh choices as our palates switch gears to the fabulous autumnal flavors which coordinate well the crisper air. […]

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese is the perfect comfort food any time of the year. My son Drew was home from Denver for the first time in about 2 years so I shifted into cooking overload mode. We had Fettuccini Alfredo with grilled chicken,  Tenderloins from the […]