Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage (TÖLTÖTT KÁPOSZTA) - cabbage leaves stuffed with meat and rice and cooked in a tomato sauce.
If I were considerably younger I might consider calling these "Amaze-balls", but I am far too old to be able to say that and not sound foolish. But, these meatballs are amazingly moist and flavorful and adaptable to a variety of cuisines. And they happen to be lower in fat. The recipe is based on… Continue reading Amazingly Flavorful Low Fat Meatballs
Here's a great one skillet meal that's been in the family for years. Hearty, beefy stick to your ribs meal that cooks up in about 45 minutes, most of it hands off time, making it perfect for a weeknight. I have no idea where the name Mezetti came from, I assume it's the name of the person that… Continue reading Mezetti – Beef and Noodle Skillet Meal
The Autumnal Equinox is here! I am ready for cooler weather and hearty slow cooked foods. What I am not ready for is Pumpkin Everything!!! Ugh, it has been everywhere for the last month: on my newsfeed, on my blog hops, in the grocery store. Enough already. There are so many other delicious squashes out… Continue reading Stuffed Squash
A few weeks ago the folks at Gourmet Warehouse contacted me to ask if I would be interested in trying a few of their products. I got a free spice rub and marinade, they get a few recipes, we both get free advertising from each other. Works for me! And if you are wondering "would she… Continue reading Applewood Smoke Meatloaf – Gourmet Warehouse
Here's another Russian recipe in honor of the Winter Olympics in Soichi, Russia: Beef Stroganoff. I am not sure how I missed this recipe when I made up my lists for Weeknight Dinners and Favorite Mushroom Recipes. It might have had something to do with the fact that the boys won't eat sour cream or mushrooms. But, it… Continue reading Beef Stroganoff
I received three new cookbooks for Christmas, plus I bought one for myself on clearance ($3 - woohoo). The biggest and best was from Ma'am. The almost 900 page, Cook's Illustrated Cookbook with 2,000 recipes! At first glance I had about 20 recipes I thought about making, then M suggested we have meatloaf on Tuesday night,… Continue reading Glazed All-Beef Meatloaf
First things first, Barilla is NOT sponsoring this post. I just happen to like the recipe that used to be on the back of the box of their No Boil Lasagne. Now it is a new 5 layer recipe. I prefer this one, mostly because it fits better in my pan. Also, the new one… Continue reading Barilla 4 Layer No Boil Lasagna