Fancy occasion · Salads · Sandwiches, Finger Food, Appetizers · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner?

“You Are Special”

As a child, one of the biggest events to hit the household was when it was someone’s birthday. This usually meant a special dinner, followed by a homemade cake and the family singing the birthday song. Back then birthdays were a family affair. Not like the present day birthday parties that usually end up breaking… Continue reading “You Are Special”

One Pot Wonders AKA Casseroles · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner?

Stands The Test Of Time

There are some recipes that I have enjoyed ever since I was a child and that I will continue to make until I am no longer able to. These are recipes that stand the test of time. There are some recipes that over time, get changed, or ingredients added, or they become modified. Not this… Continue reading Stands The Test Of Time

Salads · Sandwiches, Finger Food, Appetizers · Uncategorized · What's for Breakfast? · What's for Dinner? · What's for Lunch?

I Love Leftovers!

Growing up in such a large family, and my mother cooking in mass quantities, there was usually a left over or two. At the end of the evening, everyone is unwinding. The kitchen all clean and quiet following the craziness which happened only hours earlier. The lights now dim, as if to signify “kitchen closed”.… Continue reading I Love Leftovers!

Salads · Special Occasion · Uncategorized · What's for Dinner? · What's for Lunch?

I Love Salads!

I love salads. I grew up eating lots and lots of salads. Every single day with dinner, we had salad. Usually a tossed greens salad. My mother had this huge wooden salad bowl. She lovingly cared for it daily. Oiling it, rubbing garlic into it. It was certainly one of the mainstays of the kitchen.… Continue reading I Love Salads!