Beef Short Ribs with Pappardelle

So today was the 4th anniversary of my oldest daughter’s, Elizabeth aka Lizzie aka Lulu, death. She was 9 and full of happiness, thoughtfulness, kindness, and love. She was diagnosed with cancer at age 4 around Thanksgiving and died on this date 4 years ago. I obviously have a difficult time around this point in…

Easy Skillet Pasta

When my husband is on call (medical pilot), I don’t really plan dinner. There is really no point. Sure, the girls and I have to eat, but we will eat WHATEVER for dinner…cereal, eggs and toast, leftovers, pizza, fish sticks, corn dogs, buttered pasta, chips and dip etc. When it is a surprise he is…

Mongolian Beef and Broccoli

Evening guys! My husband saw a recipe like this on You Tube and wanted me to make it for dinner. I added some broccoli to the recipe and topped it on some sticky sushi rice. Delicious! Ingredients 1 large flank steak or 2 skirt steaks, sliced thinly against the grain 1/4 cup cornstarch 3 Tablespoons…

Tofu, Black Beans, and Veggie Quesadillas

Say what you want about tofu, but to me, it is a blank slate of perfect protein. You can complain about it all you want, but you have to know how to handle it. In this preparation,  I added all the flavoring of chorizo with none of the sausage. I think I made one of…