Mini Meatloaves with Buttermilk Sweet Potatoes

Lately, I’ve been enjoying reading cookbooks.  Usually, to calm my mind before sleeping, I’ll read a novel or check on far too many blog posts.  But every once in a while, I decide that cookbooks are the best nighttime reading.  So, whenever my daughter and I go to the library, I wander through the cookbook […]

Apple Crisp

A recipe for a fruit crisp is something that everyone should have.  They are an easy, relatively healthy dessert to make.  And in the fall, when there is an abundance of fresh fruit available (and even in the summer), the kitchen is just crying out for you to make fresh fruit crisps. This is definitely […]

Harvest Salad

Every fall, I start running again.  There’s something about the cool, fresh air and the thought of having eaten too much at Thanksgiving and the possibility of eating too much at Christmas that makes me want to jump right back into it.  And this year, especially.  What with breaking my arm in June and going […]

Make-Ahead Creamy Shells

After I posted about the creamy chicken shells, my mom kindly brought it to my attention that for someone who thinks lasagne is too time-consuming to make, I sure do make a lot of other rather time-consuming recipes.  The stuffed shells in particular.  I will admit it: the real reason I don’t make lasagne is […]