Fresh Faboulous Pesto from the Garden

From this… To this… I love pesto! Its really a bright green thing of beauty. All of these ingredients can stand alone, so combined together, it’s a match made in heaven! The fresh taste (not to mention the smell) of basil blends with just a few simple ingredients, and in 5 minutes you have a…

Korean Barbecued Beef (Bul-Kogi)

I L-O-V-E this recipe. I’ve been making it for 20+ years and it never disappoints me or the friends and family I’ve served it to over the years. The marinade is so versatile. While it works perfectly with beef (I like flank steak, but feel free to substitute any cut of beef you like), I…

Good Ol’ Beef and Mac

Sorry this post was late, The family and I were visiting my brother in South Carolina, and a 4 day vacation extended to 7! The good news is I have a lot of new inspiration for my blog, Stay tuned!! This is my go-to beef and mac recipe for those busy nights, or when you…

Creamy Dreamy Rice Pudding

Life Is Short – Eat Dessert First! This rice pudding is just a luscious, decadent dessert~There is something comforting & old-fashioned about it, yet it can stand up to a luxurious dessert like creme brulee . It is the perfect ending to this weekends 4th of July festivities! Dress it up in little shooter glasses, or…

Eggplant Balls

This is such a great recipe – it’s just so versatile! You can substitute these tasty morsels as a meatless meatball in your pot of Sunday Sauce, (See recipe from previous post), or on top of a delicious plate of pasta, or you can put them on top of a salad, skewer them as an appetizer…

Let’s start with some Sunday Sauce

Whether you call it gravy or sauce doesn’t really matter, what does matter is that it tastes really GREAT! Maybe I’ve taken making Sunday sauce to the extreme, but I have a ritual of sorts which brings me right back to my  best childhood memories. It all began at a place we affectionately called “the…