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Mushroom Crêpes

Mushroom Crêpes

Mushroom Crêpes Mushroom Crêpes make a wonderful and satisfying brunch dish for the weekend.  The filling is made from a flavorful Mushroom Duxelles recipe mixed with cream cheese.  The crêpes can be made from scratch (recipe below) or store bought. Once the crêpes are filled […]

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice

Chicken and Rice A quick and easy family meal that tastes like you cooked all day! This is a recipe I started making back in the 70s.  I used to make it and just serve it over toast.  Remember the chipped beef days.  Same concept, […]

Haluski  (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)

Haluski My Mother frequently made buttered noodles as a side dish.  Occasionally, she made Haluski.  I never heard her call it that, but after seeing videos on YouTube, I realized this is what she had been making.  There are many variations on this dish.  The […]

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak

Swiss Steak Swiss Steak was probably the most requested, family favorite dish that my Mother made. A great fall comfort food dish that is easy to make. Swiss Steak does not get its name from Switzerland. “Swiss” refers to the technique of tenderizing by pounding […]

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 […]

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.  […]

Rack of Lamb

Rack of Lamb

Rack of Lamb The quintessential Spring dish is a lamb.  I used to make a Leg of Lamb, but I switched to a Rack of Lamb about 10 years ago.  It is such an easy cut of meat to make.  No carving.  The nice thing […]

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 […]


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