Potatoes Romanoff – Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Here’s an easy recipe for when you’re entertaining. You can prepare them ahead of time and then bake later at dinner while you’re visiting with your company. If you need to peel potatoes ahead of time, keep them in a bowl of water to prevent them from browning. Save

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

I like to keep a small jar of cinnamon and sugar mixed up together.  You can use this for cinnamon and sugar toast, yogurt topping, coffee cakes, muffin topping and so forth.  It really comes in quite handy. Vary the ratio to suit your individual tastes. 1 cup sugar 2 Tablespoons cinnamon Mix together and […]

Planning Ahead for Pizza Night

Friday night I made pizza, even though it was just me here for dinner. I happen to love pizza! I made my new favorite bread machine pizza dough recipe and divided it into 4.  I rolled three of the pieces of dough out and baked them one at a time at 450F on parchment paper […]

Homemade Ravioli

A friend and I made ravioli over the weekend. We had gotten together a few weeks ago and made pasta for the first time.  The filling was spinach and ricotta cheese.  We experimented by making some by hand and others using a ravioli maker similar to this one, Norpro Ravioli Maker With Press (affiliate link) […]

Baked Ziti with Meat Sauce

I’ve been going through my freezer trying to use up the odds and ends and ran into half a pound of ground beef cooked with peppers and onions. I thought it would go well in a pasta sauce so quickly cooked up some marinara (from canned tomatoes) and added the  meat to simmer for a […]