On the home stretch…

My dear, patient readers and friends, Last year I asked for your patience as I went on hiatus for some home construction. You can look at the post previous to this one to see where we were at that time – concrete floors, framed walls, no insulation.  Although it has taken longer than predicted – … Continue reading

Pickled Red Beets

As a girl, my mother would make pickled beets for me, because I love them. We grew our own beets in the yard. As an adult I still love pickled beets, and I am particular about how sweet or tangy they ought to be. I don’t like them to be too sweet, which is what … Continue reading

Zucchini Pizza

Two recipes for zucchini pizza with only one variation – the addition of garlic in one of them. This seems like a side dish, maybe in place of a bread or as the veggie to a meal. Have you made something like this? Tell us, please!

Stuffed Manicotti

These manicotti are a cheese & veggie version, where I have made them with ground beef and/or Italian sausage in the past. They are going to be flavorful and delicious. Note that similar to Sicilian meatballs, the recipe calls for ground nutmeg. I always have to be really careful when cooking the manicotti shells. You … Continue reading

Swiss Vegetable Medly

The thing about this being *my* website is that I pontificate on my opinions about these recipes, all while sharing factual information, history of types of foods, and educating in a general sense, but if *you* have an opinion, I am entirely open to it! Feel free to comment on these recipes if they sound … Continue reading

Jean’s Spaghetti Sauce & Meatballs

Here’s another twofer recipe, in that there were two cards called Jean’s Spaghetti Sauce, but the real bonus is that one of them includes the recipe for the meatballs referenced in the sauce. Whew, I wasn’t sure what we were going to do there! Both recipes seem to have the same ingredients just in a … Continue reading