Leftover Ham? Make Pasta Primavera

Like many of you, I have leftover ham from our Easter dinner. Last night I made pasta primavera and added ham to it. So good! Recipe’s at the end. I don’t have pictures of our dinner. I don’t like letting the food blog interfere with real life.  Brunch was just four of us: my daughters, […]

Frankfurter Circles

I’m checking for broken links on the site and ran into this one. Somehow I had never posted this gem of a recipe! I had to note this down. My grandmother would make these for me when I visited. I loved this as a kid! My kids, however, won’t touch them. It’s a great way […]

Easy Chili Verde Recipe, Cilantro Rice & Pinto Beans

Our Sunday dinner last night was based on the easy chili verde recipe I’d promised to make for my youngest. I also made a skillet upside down cake with fresh cranberries.  All the leftover chili went home with my kids for their lunches. I had the rice and beans with salsa and cheese wrapped up […]

Pasta with Broccolini and Sausage

This Pasta with Broccolini and Sausage was a great simple dinner for midweek and was the hit of my pre-holiday dinners. I halved the original recipe from Lidia’s Italy in America so I used half a pound of pasta instead of the full pound and I used broccolini instead of broccoli rabe or rapini. The […]

Ham with Rosemary and Garlic

A ham has got to be the bargain lover’s dream. First, you can find it on sale at a reasonable price periodically. Half hams (shank or butt portions) often go on sale for less than $1 a pound around here. The only other thing I can buy for that price is whole chickens. But even […]