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Tag: mushrooms

Cider & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Cider & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

I think these Cider & Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms are going to be my new signature app. There’re scrumptious little bites that are going to be a hit as an hors-d’oeuvre at a cocktail party, a starter for a family feast (especially Thanksgiving, Christmas… Read More

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Leftover Steak & Mushroom Pies

When you do it right, leftovers can be better than the original meal, and these Leftover Steak & Mushroom Pies are a perfect example! They were made with a bit of my Poor Man’s Mock Prime Rib I made the other day. And since… Read More

Classic Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

classic spinach salad with warm bacon dressing

If you’re old enough, you’ve probably had this salad, Classic Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing, at least if you live in the States. It was everywhere in the late 70’s and early 80’s and was served for decades. And then it… Read More

Creamy Mushroom Brie Bisque

Creamy Mushroom Brie Bisque

Sometimes, even if you are frugal, you need an indulgence and this Creamy Mushroom Brie Bisque is one of those. When I had this for dinner the other night I was literally transported to cozy little Bistro.

Chicken Bordeaux from the New York Times Cookbook

Chicken Bordeaux from the New York Times Cookbook

I have really fond memories of this recipe, Chicken Bordeaux from the New York Times Cookbook. At least Chicken Bordeaux was in a New York Times Cookbook in the early ’80’s. In Craig Claiborne’s day, I think. This harks back to when… Read More

Classic Wild Rice Soup in the Instant Pot

Classic Wild Rice Soup in the Instant Pot

So hey, here I am a Minnesota blogger and I have no Wild Rice Soup on my blog. Uff da. Well, I do have a Wild Rice and Smoked Turkey Chowder (amazingly good and healthy!) but it’s just not the same as… Read More

Instant Pot Opelousas

Instant Pot (Pressure Cooker) Opelousas

So you all know (if you follow me – and if you don’t, I’d love it if you would, here with email (on the right) or on facebook or twitter (on the left)) I cooked up a ham for Thanksgiving. And what… Read More

Dad’s Spaghetti Sauce

Dad's Spaghetti Sauce - this is a gorgeous red sauce with bell pepper & mushrooms.

As many of you know I have been traveling to and fro the past couple of years, from my house to the folks. It ended being a lot more to than fro.

Swiss Steak with Mushroom Gravy Instant Pot

Swiss Steak Mushroom Gravy Instant Pot

Swiss Steak with Mushroom Gravy Instant Pot. So it all started when I asked the folks what they wanted for dinner. That’s like usually like pulling teeth, but there we were in August: temperature 96 degrees. My Dad immediately said “Swiss Steak.”

Three Cheese Chicken Casserole

We’ve been having the dreariest, dark, cold, wet weather all week. How about you? I know it’s good for the plants but I get feeling a little blue. I want to get outside and DO things! Instead, we’ve tucked in and made something… Read More