Great & Simple French Dip Sandwiches

Today while at the grocery store , I saw bolero rolls, 2/$1 so bought 2 and decided that tonight we would have French Dip Sandwiches. I wadddled over to the cheese/sandwich meat aisle and picked up a package of Oscar Meyer sliced roast beef, Havarti cheese. Proceeded well, you are probably not really wanting to … Continue reading

Comfort Food For Dinner

Last evening we had some dear friends over for dinner. Knowing that they had had a very emotional week,  I wanted them to really feel wanted and loved. When trying to decide what to make, I began to think of how I used to love walking in the door when I was growing up to … Continue reading

Beef Lombardi

There is nothing much I enjoy more (well, actually I guess there is a lot more that I enjoy, such as: grandchildren, traveling, shopping, baking, AGT, Candy Crush to name a few) than getting out old magazines from years gone by to search out the tried and true recipes. Peter Pumpkin lets me keep the … Continue reading

Mini Berry Cobblers

There is nothing quite like walking into a home filled with the scents of something baking in the oven. These berry cobblers are quick and just made to serve individual desserts to put a wow factor to the ending of a delicious meal. Taken from last years Southern Living, they give the web site where … Continue reading

Styrofoam Plates Lead to Marriage Counseling

It really is all my fault. I should never have ask poor Randy to take out the garbage. Really. Everything was going along splendidly all weekend until last night. We had worked together bringing home all our fall pumpkins and enjoyed a hamburger for lunch on Saturday.  We drove down to the coast for a … Continue reading

Green Vegetable Soup

Don’t turn up your nose just yet. Think, environmentally  green and clean. We have green cleaning products, green energy and now, here is green soup. Not only will you feel clean, but hopefully energized. Serves 4 3/4 cup uncooked orzo 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced leeks (about 2) 1 cup … Continue reading

Slow-Cooker Cranberry-Orange Pork Roast

2 Tablespoons oil 1 flat boneless pork loin roast (about 4 pounds) 1 can (14 oz) whole berry cranberry sauce 1/2 cup Kraft Classic Catalina Dressing 1 tablespoon less-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon zest and 1/4 cup juice from 1 orange Heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add meat and … Continue reading

Prelude to Fall

It is so easy for me to tell when fall has arrived, even though the temps are still in the 90’s. The minute I begin to diligently sit all evening trying to find new recipes for the holidays is the first clue. The second clue is when I simply cannot stay out of my kitchen. Even when … Continue reading

Apple-Spice Cake

My precious little hubby came home from the Nutritionist yesterday upset because he hadn’t lost the weight he had hoped. We finished dinner and found our way to our matching recliners (they are disguised as wing backs so people just walking in the living room won’t know we are old), when he proceeded to ask … Continue reading