Make-a-Mix Meatballs

I was ready to use our standard meatball recipe for dinner when I realized that I ought to make a gluten-free version instead. Fortunately, I discovered that I could substitute dry instant mashed potatoes for [...]

Foil Dinners

We went camping this week and Foil Dinners were on the menu. I had our recipe on our regular blog, but not this recipe one. Now that's been rectified.The idea behind a foil dinner is [...]

Mushroom Marsala Mahi

Should I go back and add the 2nd "Mahi" to the title? It seemed a bit much. Anyway, this creation - trying to use the mushrooms that were getting old with the thawed mahi-mahi in [...]

Dinette Cake

This was one of our favorite, fall-back, quick and easy desserts when the kids were little. It also makes a great base for Boston Cream Pie (see here), and even Pineapple Upside-Down Cake (see here). [...]

Oven Omelet

We ran out of time to bake a Quiche Lorraine for dinner yesterday on Pi Day, so made it for breakfast instead. Since we wanted leftovers for future breakfasts, and since I wasn't sure the [...]

Whole Grain Pancakes

I can't believe this recipe isn't on the blog already, but I'm not finding it, so here we go. I'm pretty sure I originally found this recipe in a magazine or blog post and I [...]

Cornish Game Hens

Cornish Game HensA Dutch Oven RecipeIt's actually a very simple recipe, and while it looks a little bland, it tastes much, much better than it looks. Give it a try some time.Prepare either some wild [...]

A Big Slab of Beef

Time for another recipe from the Columbia Restaurant Cookbook! This one started with a 6 pound slab of beef brisket. That's a pretty big piece of meat! It was [...]