One Pot Seafood Jambalaya to Feed a Crowd

It was our turn to have the family over for dinner. They are all big Steeler fans, so I was looking for something easy that could feed a crowd, and something they could eat in front of the TV. This is pretty much the same crowd of my siblings who we vacation at the beach with,… [Read More]

Moussaka – Eggplant Casserole Comfort Food

I’m sure many of you have eaten, or at least heard of this eggplant casserole known as Moussakka. It’s great any time of year, but certainly when eggplant can be picked fresh from garden, or bought at the farmer’s market. This recipe comes from my mother. I have a piece of yellow ruled paper in my recipe… [Read More]

Comfort Food: Easy Spaghetti Casserole

It seems like many of you have enjoyed some of the basic recipes I make on a regular basis. So today I’m sharing my spaghetti casserole, originally made by my husband, from his childhood days. This definitely fits my definition of comfort food, and it’s really easy to make. Easy Spaghetti Casserole We make this… [Read More]

Easy Butternut Squash Soup with Pepitas

Even though I can probably purchase butternut squash throughout the year, there is something about fall that makes me think about cooking butternut squash. Also, the fact that it is fresh from the farmer’s market, or better yet, your garden, makes this a perfect time to try this yummy, butternut squash soup recipe. As I mentioned… [Read More]

Comfort Food: Stuffed Cabbage Soup

Growing up in Pittsburgh I was lucky enough to have stuffed cabbage rolls at many family functions, pot luck dinners, graduation parties even weddings. A great traditional dish in many eastern European households which is sometimes called Halupki, stuffed cabbage rolls hits the top of the comfort food charts and will fill your belly and… [Read More]

Millie’s Chicken Pot Pie

I was fortunate enough to marry a wonderful man who grew up in Pennsylvania Dutch country which an Italian mother and a father who was a chef. Sadly both are now deceased but we are reminded of them through extended family and our own children. One of the many recipes I have learned from my… [Read More]