Tag: White sauce

Cauliflower au Gratin

Cauliflower au Gratin

So I always wonder how the winter is going for everyone – we’re going to be up to 58 tomorrow but I’m bummed because it’s supposed to rain. But it was supposed to snow, so we’re lucky for this heat wave. Then… Read More


Chicken Pot Pie like you WISH your Grandma made!

Chicken Pot Pie - top with biscuit, pie crust, potatoes or puff pastry

I originally posted this Chicken Pot Pie in November of 2011, one of my very first posts! Today, as I made it again, I updated with new photos. That night, I had been looking at Time’s Money Issue and became sidetracked. Pretty… Read More

Simple Country Souffle – From Anything

Country Souffle

If you’ve thought a Souffle was a fancy dish, the bastion of a master chef, think again. I was charmed by this simple recipe from my Grandmother’s 1917 cook book. Not as tall or high rising as a fancy souffle, this is… Read More

Chicken Cordon Bleu – Naked & Deconstructed . $2.88

Ha – I got your attention with that “naked” huh? 🙂 This is a dish I’ve been running into here and there. All the marvelous flavor of Chicken Cordon Bleu, none of the hassle. Here’s mine: Chicken, Ham, a Swiss Mornay, a touch… Read More

Chicken Fried Steak with Country Gravy

Chicken Fried Steak with Country Gravy

It’s often said by “experts” in the field of nutrition that there are no “bad” foods, but I do have to wonder about Chicken Fried Steak – it just tastes so darned good! A huge fave of Child Number Two, when his birthday… Read More

Eggs Florentine with Sliced Tomatoes

I was watching Ann Burrell the other day “The Best Thing I Ever Made,” a Food Network show – she turned out an Eggs Flameco that looked marvelous – that recipe, though, reminded me of another old favorite, and a much healthier… Read More

Meta Givens Tuna Noodle Casserole Supreme

Meta Givens Tuna Noodle Casserole Supreme

Can we talk Tuna Noodle Casserole? Why? Because my blog tells me people are looking for it. Particularly Meta Givens Tuna Noodle Casserole Supreme.

Elegant Mushroom Lemon Basil Soup with Wild Rice

Elegant Mushroom Lemon Basil Soup

There is just something about this soup that is almost haunting. It is reminiscent of a Greek soup, yet the wild rice is clearly not a flavor normally found in the classic Greek soups. Just a lovely conglomeration of different flavors from… Read More

Light Hot Browns

I truly do think the leftovers are the best part of any Holiday dinner, and here’s one of my favorite ways to use them. While traditionally made with turkey, Hot Browns are great made with either turkey or ham. As a matter… Read More

Easy One Dish Ham or Turkey Bake

This simple little casserole works out well with Ham, Chicken or Turkey. This is nothing fancy, just “down home” cooking, and it is a great “learner” dish for a child or teenager, and especially using the short cuts.