Potato Chowder

When we hold a Soup Saturday at our house, we always end up feeding a […]

Green Bean Casserole Reminder

I realized that the one recipe that we haven’t pointed back to yet this year […]

Rummy Apple Cider Syrup

I’ve been intrigued with recipes I’ve found recently in some of those beautiful cookbooks with […]

Jean’s Delicious Cheesy Potato Casserole

Almost 22 years ago, I met my in-laws for the very first time. Dave had […]

Garlic mashed potatoes

Garlic mashed potatoes are another traditional holiday side dish. I don’t generally freeze this (and […]

Homemade Chestnut Dressing

This weekend, I received an email from my young friend, Molly. Molly is the same […]

Excellent Victorian Stuffing

I found a recipe for Victorian stuffing in my Rodale Basic Natural Foods Cookbook, which […]

Mom’s Thanksgiving turkey stuffing

This Thanksgiving stuffing recipe is one that my mother does perfectly–a really basic recipe that […]

Sweet Potato Praline Casserole

Around the holidays, I’m always looking for ways to do things in advance. This sweet […]

Basic Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Basic Sweet potato casserole with miniature marshmallows on the top is one of those traditional […]

Apples Baked in Cointreau

Apples Baked in Cointreu This second dessert is much richer and definitely not for the […]

Pesto Potato Salad with Sausage

Several months ago I wrote about our new favorite potato salad, Fully Loaded Potato Salad. […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup

Okay, those fabulously tasty roasted vegetables from yesterday’s post morphed into something that looked really […]

Roasted Vegetables with Fresh Fennel

Last week my friend, Michelle, offered to let me take her weekly CSA (Community Supported […]

Balsamic Chicken Quinoa

As I mentioned yesterday, quinoa is my new favorite food. This dish can be used […]

Quinoa Shrimp Salad with lime and cilantro

I’ve discovered the coolest grain: quinoa. Quinoa, pronounced KEEN-WAH and originating in the South American […]

Roasted Edamame Tabbouleh

Shortly before I served dinner tonight, I posted my status update on Facebook, “I’m about […]


I have fond memories of eating a cold vegetable soup called Gazpacho when I was […]

Freezing vegetables for soup

I’ve saved my favorite tip for last in this series on freezing fresh produce. I […]

Freezing Vegetables

Freezing veggies is a bit more of a process than freezing fruit, but it’s still […]