Leftover…Pasta and Cabbage

  My job is done, almost. I got my husband to eat chickpeas. I got my son to say he would eat cabbage – he balked at the sight of the legumes, but heck, I'm nearly home. Just about every ingredient is flexible or replaceable…cabbage and kale could switch places. Shallots and onion of justContinue reading “Leftover…Pasta and Cabbage”

Better Baked Beans

With back to back weekly snowstorms you can cook or clean. The former is more fun. Plus the latest 8-10 inches gave me a chance (an excuse?) to go through my recipe file. The root beer in the recipe caught my eye first, THEN I remembered its author, and my friend, Rick Rodgers gave itContinue reading “Better Baked Beans”

The I Don’t Feel Like Going to the Store Frittata (with bacon!)

I did a happy dance after figuring out I could avoid the Sunday supermarket rush. Plus the bacon didn't hurt. Frittatas have saved me on many occasions for breakfast, lunch, dinner and sometimes for entertaining. Don't share the ingredients with pickier eaters unless you really do want to go to the store. 🙂 Ingredients 6Continue reading “The I Don’t Feel Like Going to the Store Frittata (with bacon!)”

The Pasta My Mother Would Never Make

…I say that with love as I had a tasty and healthy upbringing. But never, not in million years, would my mother lace pasta with bacon and cream for an everyday, weekday dinner. What you do with this Bon Appetit recipe is up to you and your cardiologist. (Click here for the recipe) However, ifContinue reading “The Pasta My Mother Would Never Make”