Sweet Italian sausage is a staple ingredient in many American as well as Italian dishes. However, commercial versions often have sulfites, a common allergy irritant, and pesky preservatives. Try this homemade version of sweet Italian sausage so you know exactly what’s in there. If you do not have a meat […]
Poor Man’s Stroganoff takes the old army S.O.S to a new level. It’s a fabulous meat-stretcher that will appeal to those families on a budget. This version has the rich flavor of beef stroganoff without the price tag of a more expensive beef roast. For you younger folks, S.O.S is […]
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, […]
Bouillabaisse is popular dish served in fine restaurants around the world. It is a hearty seafood stew filled with any variety of shellfish and fish. Low Country Boil (also known as Frogmore Stew), is a classic seafood soup from the South. Combine the two, and you have a true winner! […]
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.
There are so many variations on tortellini soup. It just goes to show you that you pretty much can’t go wrong with it. It’s basically a vegetable soup (minestrone, if you will) built around the Italian cheese-filled pasta pouches known as tortellini. This version adds beans and fresh baby spinach. Served with a nice homemade bread or garlic toast, it’s hearty enough to make a meal out of.