Family Friendly Recipes

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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 […]

Spaghetti di San Giuseppe

Spaghetti di San Giuseppe

Spaghetti di San Giuseppe St. Joseph’s Day, March 19th, is the feast day of Saint Joseph.  We have been celebrating St. Joseph’s Day since before I was born.  Originally, my Grandmother used to have a St. Joseph’s table for the family.  The priest would come […]

Reuben Egg Rolls

Reuben Egg Rolls

Reuben Egg Rolls Why make a traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage for St Patrick’s Day, when you can make quick and easy Reuben Egg Rolls.  There is a Irish Pub near me that has Reuben Egg Rolls as an appetizer.  These are so easy to […]

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits

Shrimp and Cheesy Grits A classic Southern dish, just in time to celebrate Mardi Gras!  I was surprised to learn that Shrimp and Cheesy Grits is considered a breakfast dish.  Personally, I would have this dish for lunch or dinner. I know I always say […]

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup Yes, another soup!  I do enjoy soups in the winter and nothing is better than a hearty Vegetable Soup to comfort the soul.  Made with plenty of fresh vegetables, this Vegetable Soup is sure to become a family favorite.  It’s light, delicious and […]

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup I try not to let Television sway what I eat, but I have been watching old episodes of The French Chef with Julia Child.  I have seen her make French Onion Soup at least 6 times over the past couple of weeks […]

Croutons

Croutons

Croutons Use firm French or Artisan Bread. The bread should stand up straight when holding it upright. It if falls over, don’t use it. These can be used in French Onion Soup or as the base for a Bruschetta.     Please follow and like […]

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala There is no need to go out for dinner for Valentine’s Day.  Chicken Marsala is a perfect dish to make for a Valentine’s Day dinner.  It is quick and easy to make with plenty of flavor.  If you made my Chicken Piccata recipe, […]


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