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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

Bacon makes everything taste better.  Right?!? Well, I think it does! I always ordered the same dish Spaghetti Pomodoro, which is basically spaghetti tossed with a fresh tomato sauce.  Simple … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Mom’s Salmon Croquettes (Salmon Patties)

Another great childhood memory of mine is mom’s salmon patties or croquettes as they are called in the south. These little cakes are delicious!  You can substitute the salmon in the … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Shepherds Pie or Cottage Pie

And a Happy St Paddy’s to ya! Tomorrow is St Patrick’s Day and Shepherds Pie it tis!  Or Cottage Pie it tis!  What’s the difference you ask?  Well, Cottage Pie is made … Continue reading

March 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Irish Beef Stew

Beef stew Irish style. I love beef stew, who doesn’t right? It’s almost St. Paddy’s Day, and the nights are not showing any signs of Spring.  Today is a beautiful day, … Continue reading

March 15, 2014 · Leave a comment


It is Monday morning and lucky me it’s a holiday!  The house is quiet, and the coffee is brewed.  I think I will make a Frittata.   The great thing about … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Monday Meatloaf

It’s Monday, and meatloaf is what’s for dinner. There are so many different recipes for meatloaf that it really depends on what area of the country you grew up in … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Baked Pork Chops, SHAKE’N BAKE Style

My mother never used SHAKE’N BAKE but evidently my mother-in-law did.  It was early in my marriage when I asked her for her famous “pork chop” recipe that her son was always bragging … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hungarian Beef Patties

The nights are getting chilly and it’s time to break out that comfort food!  This is at the top of the list from the men in my family.  When my boys get home … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 4 Comments

Chicken Roll-Ups

These are great for dinner parties.  They make a beautiful presentation and are so filling!  Any veggie can be used as well as any cheese.  I used yellow squash, since … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Baked Fish

This dish took along time to perfect.  I am very stubborn when it comes to baking or broiling fish.  There is nothing worse than retrieving a beautiful piece of fish from the oven … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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