Sausage vegetable stew is perfect for a cold winter night’s family meal. It only takes about an hour to make this hearty, heartwarming meal. I serve it with garlic bread or artisan bread, and it’s filling enough on its own.
Garlic mushroom puffs are loaded with flavor, but that’s not the best part about them. Make them the day before you need them, then pop them into the oven to bake for your get-together. They look and taste gourmet, but are so easy to make thanks to frozen puff pastry.
Salmon in phyllo is a seafood take-off on Beef Wellington. Buttered sheets of paper-thin phyllo pastry dough take the place of puff pastry to give a lighter balance to the delicate flavor of the salmon. The phyllo pounces are stuffed with a layer of seasoned cream cheese and spinach. Although […]
Lasagna roll-ups are so easy to make, and they look downright classy on the plate. This recipe makes 10 individual portions, so it’s the perfect entree for a large family or small guest party. Start off with a tossed salad, and accompany the roll-ups with steamed asparagus and garlic bread […]
If you need something quick and easy for your next party or gathering, you can’t go wrong with spinach artichoke dip. This version is made in the crockpot and goes together in a snap. It’s hassle-free and guaranteed leftover-free. Your guests will scarf it up in a flash! The Author […]
Yes, Virginia, you can make a frittata in your crockpot. Surprise! This healthy, colorful version is loaded with spinach and gets an extra punch of flavor from basil, fresh tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese. I also like to add about 1/4 teaspoon of onion powder to perk up up the eggs. […]
I’m constantly looking for new ways to perk up boring chicken breasts. This intensely-flavored dish was a result of cleaning out my refrigerator. And boy, was it a big success! The addition of the spinach and roasted red peppers to the creamy alfredo-style sauce was the perfect topper for the […]
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. […]