Spaghetti sauce (or tomato gravy to my Italian friends) is a staple in most households. Rather than watching over the pot for a long, slow-cooked version on the stove, it’s just as easy to toss it all in the crockpot. You won’t need to worry about stirring or boilovers, and […]
Chili purists will argue that adding beans is a definite no-no, and I actually prefer mine sans beans. However, adding beans not only helps stretch the meat, it also adds vegetable protein and fiber to the dish. Although I’ve used kidney and pinto beans here, feel free to use your […]
Meatballs are not just for spaghetti, as you well know. These mini-meatballs may be served as an entree over rice, noodles, couscous, biscuits, or mashed potatoes. They also work well as a cocktail appetizer for your next party. Use any leftovers as a basis for a quick soup or stew, […]
This beef stew recipe is a throwback to my youth. I remember falling in love with barley as a kid. I used to pick pick those chewy little nuggets out of my canned beef vegetable soup and savor each one individually. Barley was not a popular grain in my area […]
Feeding your Mexican food cravings on a diabetic diet can be daunting. Diabetes expert, Laura Cipullo, has modified a typical burrito bowl recipe to fit not only a diabetic diet, but also a low-calorie diet. It retains all those vibrant flavors you love, without guilt. Steak Burrito Bowl Recipe Prep […]
You can’t get more basic than with this Northern comfort food favorite. Potatoes and beets are the stars in red flannel hash. It’s hearty, filling, and makes a fast meal option. Use your pot roast leftovers or simply pick up some sliced roast beef from the deli. It doesn’t get much easier than this.
Beef pot roast is a comfort food for many, but sometimes you just want something different. Cut up that pot roast and braise it slowly with mushrooms and onions, and you end up with the best beef stroganoff ever! It’s so easy, even a beginner can make it.
I love French onion soup! Although it’s really not that difficult to make at home, most of us don’t make the effort. Meatloaf is also one of my favorite comfort foods, so why not combine them? The resulting French onion meatloaf, loaded with three different onion ingredients, is brimming with flavor and may well become your go-to recipe.