Dandelion Greens Salad

Yes you read it right! I went into my backyard and picked myself some fresh Dandelion Greens and made a fabulous salad. My husband was chicken to try it! I added mushrooms, bacon, tomatoes, my home grown dried basil, salt, pepper, croutons and Italian Dressing. I don’t have pets, so I just rinsed it good and it was ready to eat. […]

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Asparagus

Tis the season for my home grown asparagus! My husband doesn’t like asparagus so it’s all mine! I just love asparagus fixed almost any way. Because it is just starting to pop up, I check it every two days and pick what ever is ready. I store it in the refrigerator until I have a big enough batch to eat. […]

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Broccoli Salad

One of my favorite vegetables is broccoli. This recipe has a great combination of broccoli, bacon, cheese and a wonderful and sweet tasting mayo dressing that is homemade. Another quick and easy recipe that can be made the day before or just a few hours before serving. Begin by washing the broccoli. Cut the florets of the broccoli into small pieces. Add the bacon […]

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Tortellini & Shrimp with Sausage

This recipe calls for sausage and I used Reindeer Kielbasa that we had shipped from Alaska. However, any sausage will work. Next time I will use Hot Italian Sausage. The Reindeer Kielbasa was very good with its own unique taste. On the package of the Reindeer Kielbasa the ingredients listed had pork first, beef second and the reindeer meat was fifth. It was […]

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Pork Roast & Sauerkraut

Pork Roast & Sauerkraut brings back memories of my childhood. This is the same recipe my Mom made for us more than fifty years ago. The aroma of this dish baking throughout the house is wonderful. Now I know that not everyone likes sauerkraut, however, if you have not tried rinsing it thoroughly before cooking it, you should. Rinsing it eliminates the strong sour […]

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Zuppa Toscana Soup

This is my version of Zuppa Toscana Soup. One bowl is a complete meal and so delicious. You can make this soup hot and spicy, as I did, using hot Italian Sausage or whatever Italian Sausage is your favorite to get the amount of heat you want. One batch makes four large soup bowls full.   Ingredients   Add cooked sausage, […]

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