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Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage and Sweet Potatoes I’m not sure why but my Mother called this Jambroth.  I have no idea where that name or the recipe came from.  I searched the internet and was unable to find a different name, so we still call it Jambroth […]

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables It’s Autumn and everyone turns to comfort foods like soups and stews.  Just don’t forget the veggies!  The one thing I like to make in the fall is Roasted Seasonal Vegetables.  It’s so easy make and a perfect side dish to any […]

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup

Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup I first had this Sweet and Sour Cabbage soup at a restaurant in Illinois back in the 90’s.  I was there with friends and we all loved it.  I tried making it at home but it never came out same.  […]

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake

Apple Spice Cake I was looking for my Mother’s Spice Cake recipe and unfortunately it has been lost.  So I took my Aunt Hattie’s Applesauce Cake recipe from 1949 and made some modification to it, basically adding what I remember from my Mother Spice Cake […]

Crock Pot Moussaka

Crock Pot Moussaka

Crock Pot Moussaka So this is what happens when you move and can’t find your large casserole dishes.  Easy solution, just pull out the crock pot.  This version of Crock Pot Moussaka definitely worked and still tasted delicious as if it were cooked in the […]

Meatloaf

Meatloaf

Meatloaf I’m Moving…Again!  This is the 15th move that I am making and I am cleaning out the pantry, freezer and refrigerator.  Typically, I use bread crumbs in my Meatloaf.  However, I ran out.  I did have cereal in the house, so I used that.  […]

Garlic Chicken Soup

Garlic Chicken Soup

Garlic Chicken Soup It was 86 degrees last week and today it’s 46 degrees.  Welcome back cold weather!  I moved to a state where nothing really freezes and I’m convinced that the germs that are out there never really die off.  With Covid-19, I like […]

Pearl Couscous

Pearl Couscous

Pearl Couscous My Pearl Couscous recipe a quick and easy dish that packs a lot of flavor.   In a large pan, bring salted water to a boil.  Add the pearl couscous, olive oil and chicken soup base.  Do NOT use any flavor packet that may […]

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole

Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole I received this Gourmet Beef Noodle Casserole recipe from my Aunt Carol.  After doing a little research, I think it may have been a Gooseberry Patch recipe, but I believe that recipe used the wide egg noodles.  We changed it to […]

Moroccan Chili

Moroccan Chili

Moroccan Chili Everyone has a recipe for Chili.  However, I guarantee, you won’t have this one.  Ground beef, ground chicken, canned tomatoes, beef broth, celery, onions, peppers, spices, and a secret ingredient.  I developed this recipe the night before I moved back to Chicago from […]


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