Shepherd’s Pie

We look forward to this Shepherd’s Pie made from leftover roast and mashed potatoes almost as much as the roast meal itself! It is great served up in a larger baking dish, but we like to portion it out into individual size crocks. To do so, form the mashed...

Nonna’s Meatball Soup

This soup is the ultimate in comfort food! Similar recipes instruct you to cook the noodles in the soup, but we prefer to cook them ahead, setting them aside to add at serving time. This way, any extra soup doesn’t end up with mushy noodles and extra starch in...

Pork Scallopini with Marsala Mushroom Gravy

This is a hearty, flavorful dish that offers the satisfaction of comfort food without packing on a ton of fat and calories. We like to serve it with “Kluski” noodles or spaetzle (when we have time to make them). Add a vegetable or salad side, and you have...

Beef in Guinness

This is by far my favorite beef stew recipe! Pictured above with Basic Bread from Starter, it is also delicious with boxty and we often serve it with our Irish Farmhouse Salad on the side. Years ago, we started making this stew by trying a variety of recipes one at a...

Meatballs

These savory meatballs are fun to make together and delicious for dinner tonight or next week! Ingredients for Meatballs Make-Ahead Tip 3/4 lb Ground Beef 3/4 lb. Ground Pork 1/2 Cup Toasted Bread Crumbs 2/3 Cup Milk 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1.5 Teaspoons Fresh Thyme,...