Fun Festive Taco Casserole

Fun Festive Taco Casserole

What can I say about this casserole? All the appeal of tacos combined with a nacho like topping? That’s a win win in my book, because we love love love both of those things at our house! I tried it, thinking my teenager would like it. I was wrong, he wild about it. A little … Read More


Ultimate Macaroni & Cheese with Herbed Bread Crumbs

Casseroles (Main Dish)

I used to not “get” casseroles. Cook food, mix it together and cook again? Now I “get” pulling the steaming pan full of deliciousness out of the oven, plopping on the table and calling “dinner!”  All the below are (imho) outstanding and many have a special “twist” or two.


White Bean Dip with Herbs

Dried Beans Peas & Chickpea Leftovers

A smidge of cooked dried beans or a tupper of peas or lentils might not seem like it’s even worthwhile saving. Think about transforming these nutritional power horses into something marvelous. Here’s some inspiration on how to use up your Dried Beans, Peas & Chickpea Leftovers.    Keep in mind your dried beans, peas & … Read More


Georgia Peach Glazed Salmon

Georgia Peach Glazed Salmon

First of all, a confession! It’s been quite a while since I’m made this Georgia Peach Glazed Salmon. Almost a year. And I’m craving it again, although these days canned tuna is more our style, and we’ve been eating a LOT of my daughter’s Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole with Green Olives.


Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Sometimes I think a bell pepper can be stuffed with just about anything but I gotta tell you these easy Southwestern Stuffed Peppers are really a standout. They have the fun flavor of tacos but are fresher, lighter, and lower carb, and can I just say, stuffed with mostly pantry ingredients? And cheese. And ground … Read More