Bouquet Garni

A while back, I posted a recipe for a bouquet garni – basically a selection of herbs or spices, either tied or in a cheese cloth pouch. Since we have all new appliances that are significantly better than anything I have ever used in my life, I felt I needed to have a practice run … Continue reading

Enchilada Casserole

This is another microwave casserole I made during the dark days of no stove or oven during construction. I adapted it from a recipe that required baking, but I realized I could do it the easy way. I have made it with Fritos and gourmet tortilla chips, but I found regular old tortilla chips in … Continue reading

KJ Potatoes

During the past 10 months of construction, I had to get creative in my cooking efforts since I lacked a stove. Or regular oven. Necessity is the mother of invention however, and I made up a dinner that my family enjoyed. I don’t think I will make it again just because it feels like “construction … Continue reading

Missouri (Diane Bolberchak)

Is it Missouri or Messouri? It sure looks like an E to me. Anyway, Missouri Casserole is a dish of layered potatoes, ground beef and onions. There are versions that include sliced peppers, green beans, and picante sauce in place of tomatoes or tomato sauce. Most of the recipes indicate that the potatoes should be … Continue reading

Sheppards Pie (Shepherds Pie)

Here where I live, it is finally getting cold enough to make some of the wonderful comfort foods & casseroles that sustain us through the long winter (if you consider a high of 65ยบ cold lol! We have thin skins here haha) Shepherds Pie is a favorite in my family, and I made it recently. … Continue reading

Italian Cheesecake, made

Quite some time ago, I posted a recipe called Italian Cheesecake. At the time, I thought it sounded really good and that maybe I would try it someday. This past weekend was the time, and I tried it! It was very easy, not a difficult process at all, and the result is really lovely. The … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Eggs, Made

Not too long ago, I posted three recipes for peanut butter eggs, and at the time I thought they sounded pretty easy. So, this past weekend I decided to try one of them! Here we go. Here’s the ingredient list: 1 lb box xxx sugar 3/4 c melted butter or oleo pinch of salt 1/2 … Continue reading