Full of smoky, flavorful ham and plenty of vegetables, this Ham Pot Pie delivers comfort food at its best.
Last week, my father-in-law shipped hams to all six of his kids. How cool is that?…
Simple yet stunning, this tomato galette turns juicy, ripe tomatoes into a satisfying, delicious meal. Gouda and smoked mozzarella provide a rich, slightly smoky backdrop to the bright tomato flavor.
With bacon and cheese tucked in the center, this savory noodle cake tastes delicious topped with fresh summer tomatoes. This simple, flavorful recipe is easy to prepare. It’s a great way to use up leftover spaghetti, too!
Ironically, a vegetarian cookbook provided the inspiration for this cheesy bacon noodle cake recipe. I must have been thinking of my vegetarian friends who make an exception for bacon when I set out to prepare it. Somehow I found myself compelled to crumble leftover bacon and layer it with mozzarella in the center of the basic, unfilled noodle cake.
Oh, thank you, contrary vegetarians!
There’s just something about bacon that transforms a simple recipe into something extraordinary, and this noodle cake is no exception. Ever since I first made it years ago, it’s been one of the most requested meals at our house….
This Chicken Pot Pie recipe produces a rich, flavorful dish full of hearty vegetables and loads of meat. It’s a perfect use for leftover chicken or turkey.
Just once I made chicken pot pie the hard way. I roasted a chicken, picked all the meat off the bone, and then simmered stock from the remaining carcass. After all this work, I still needed to start prepping vegetables, cooking the filling, and mixing up pastry dough….
Roasted tomatoes really shine against a backdrop of rich caramelized onions, nutty Gruyere cheese, and flaky pastry crust in this tomato & onion tart recipe.
Blue cheese, sauteed leeks, and wilted spinach provide a savory backdrop for thinly sliced apples in this Blue Cheese Apple Tart.
In the past several weeks, we’ve canned three giant batches of applesauce. We’ve produced several dozen apple cinnamon rolls. We’ve added diced apples to dishes of all kinds, including the stuffing for our Thanksgiving turkey. And, of course, we’ve made apple pies….
These Savory Pumpkin Hand Pies deliver their thyme-laced pumpkin, Gruyere, and leek filling in a tidy, hand-size package that’s almost too cute to eat. Happy Halloween!
Catalogs seem to multiply in my mailbox these days. You know what I’m talking about — that endless supply of glossy pages parading seasonal items like bronze pumpkins vases and decorative metal skulls, not to mention berry-and-pine cone-topiary Christmas trees and reindeer-Santa-and-sleigh stitched throw pillows….
This Skillet Polenta with Tomatoes and Goat Cheese recipe is simple and delicious. Top freshly-made polenta with sun-ripened tomatoes, garlic, herbs, pine nuts, and lots of cheese and roast it in your oven for a simple, delicious meal.