Cheese Puffs

A family favorite, these cheese puffs are on the appetizer table at every holiday gathering in our house. They are easy to make and even easier to eat! They can be made ahead and frozen in larger batches so you can keep them coming. From frozen, heat at 375° for 8 to...

Old Fashioned Mac and Cheese

Sometimes there is nothing that can soothe your soul like a hot dish of homemade macaroni and cheese. It’s not surprising that people have come up with thousands of variations on this popular dish. (Certainly, there is room for all kinds of delicious mac and...

Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce

This is a favorite weeknight meal at our house! If you already have Jim’s Italian Sausage and Sicilian Tomato Sauce on hand, it is quite easy to put together and goes a long way (two nights for us). You can certainly get a very tasty result with your favorite...

Pumpkin Cheesecake Layer Pie (No Bake)

There are never enough ovens on Thanksgiving Day, so I love to make this easy, no-bake pumpkin pie! I adapted the recipe from one I got from my aunt many years ago. Mostly, what has changed is the elimination of as much of the processed ingredients as possible. The...

Jim’s Italian Sausage

Jim’s Italian Sausage is so versatile and handy to have around! This recipe makes about 5 pounds of sausage, most of which we freeze in smaller amounts for later use. A couple of our favorite recipes are Italian Sausage Manicotti and Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce....

As You Wish Crustless Quiche

We’re calling this “As You Wish” because you really can get creative with this crustless quiche. I have offered several variations at the bottom of this post, but just about any ingredients that you think sound good are worth a try added to this...