Thanksgiving Dinner

With the holiday coming up I thought I’d highlight some of these recipes for those who might still be wondering just what to make. It seems rather standard, but not everyone is like me and makes the same dishes year after year. My husband likes to have a certain array of food at Thanksgiving dinner, … Continue reading

Beans Mornay

  Mornay sauce is a cheesy, warm and delicious sauce used to top meats, vegetables and seafood. It resembles this dish in no way at all. :-) A traditional Mornay sauce is made with a roux (melted butter mixed with white flour), then milk and grated cheeses are added, preferably¬†Parmesan¬†and gruyere, sometimes white cheddar. All … Continue reading

Green Beans Oregano

Looking for a way to turn those boring old green beans into something new and interesting? Here is a recipe for Green Beans Oregano that is somewhat reminiscent of the famous green bean casserole you find at Thanksgiving dinners across America. Green Beans Oregano 6 cups green beans (frozen) 1 can (10 oz) condensed cream … Continue reading

Snappy Green Beans

Although it’s not mentioned on the card, I think this might be our first microwave recipe. I arrive at this deduction because of the “cook on high” reference, and the short amount of time to cook the onion and bacon. Some may argue that this doesn’t sound very grandmotherly, but the first commercially viable microwave … Continue reading