Cranberry Orange Sauce with White Wine

I love cranberries! Cranberry juice, cranberry cocktails, cranberry relish, homemade cranberry sauce, and even that canned jelly stuff with the can lines. I am making Thanksgiving dinner for 8; It will be the 5 of us plus my parents and brother. I know everyone likes the canned stuff. I have no problem with the canned … Continue reading Cranberry Orange Sauce with White Wine


Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican dish that typically contains green salsa (tomatillo), red salsa (tomato) or mole sauce that is poured over crisp tortilla triangles, called totopos. The mixture is simmered until the tortilla starts softening. Because this was mainly a dish to use leftover tortillas and salsa, sometimes leftover meat is added to the … Continue reading “Chilaquiles”

Chicken Stock

Tonight I planned on making a roast chicken Julia (Child) style... I followed the directions to the tee. I usually just wing it and it ends up yummy no matter what. There is the occasional not-done-yet-and-have-to-stick-it-back-in-for-15-more-minutes situations, but usually they turn out perfect and delicious. Case in point... Tonight I wanted to do … Continue reading Chicken Stock

Weekly Meal Plan 11/24

So glad this week is finally here! Thanksgiving Week!!!!! Here is my weekly meal plan for the week. Sunday- Roasted Chicken, Green beans, potatoes, and mushrooms Monday- Italian Sausage Baked Ziti with homemade marinara Tuesday- Cheese Stuffed Cheeseburgers Wednesday- Enchiladas Thursday- Turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans with mushrooms and bacon, … Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan 11/24

Leftover Steak and Veggies Cheesy Crustless Quiche

Hey blogger friends! If you have read my blog, you know I love my eggs! I also love to makeover my leftovers. So tonight, I made over last night's dinner. First, I added a chopped shallots to the pan. Holy tears!!! I always forget how strong these are! The best way to not tear … Continue reading Leftover Steak and Veggies Cheesy Crustless Quiche