Creamed Spinach & Spinach and Ham Quiche

Today’s delicious dish – Creamed Spinach    Creamed spinach, a steakhouse favorite, is very easy to make at home.  It is a seemingly-fancy dish that is pleasing even to some who think they don’t like spinach.  I love creamed spinach with all kinds of meats and fish. This recipe uses frozen chopped spinach.  Be sure…… Continue reading Creamed Spinach & Spinach and Ham Quiche

Ginger Cookies & Ginger Pear Cheesecake

Today’s delicious dish – Ginger Cookies   Homemade cookies are the best.  I think they are worth the work every time, and I believe my family agrees – especially when they are not the ones doing the work!  Some ginger cookies are quite crispy (gingersnaps), but these cookies are nicely soft and very gingery.  Be sure…… Continue reading Ginger Cookies & Ginger Pear Cheesecake

Salmon en papillote & Salmon Patties

Today’s delicious dish – Salmon en papillote    Salmon is so very delicious, and so very healthy.  My whole family loves salmon, for special occasions and for everyday meals.  It can be expensive, but we think it’s worth it.  For many years, I kept monkeying around with salmon, trying to do increasingly amazing things with…… Continue reading Salmon en papillote & Salmon Patties

Chunky Skillet Applesauce & Pork Sausage Patties

Today’s delicious dish – Chunky Skillet Applesauce   Homemade applesauce is such a treat.  Some of us were fortunate to have mothers and grandmothers who made applesauce, so we know how delicious it is.  Although the applesauce I can buy in the store is plenty good, and it is certainly easy and cheap, I think homemade…… Continue reading Chunky Skillet Applesauce & Pork Sausage Patties

Gingerbread Oatmeal & Oatmeal Pancakes

Today’s delicious dish – Gingerbread Oatmeal   There are many good reasons to eat oatmeal.  It is a nutritious whole grain, and it contains both soluble and insoluble fiber, which have been shown to have some powerful health benefits.  A bowl of warm oatmeal is a hearty and comforting dish, any hour of the day or…… Continue reading Gingerbread Oatmeal & Oatmeal Pancakes

Beefy Meatloaf and Gravy & Meatball Stroganoff

Today’s delicious dish – Beefy Meatloaf and Gravy  There are a lot of ways to make meatloaf, and it seems that everyone has some favorite (and non-favorite) meatloaf ingredients.  I especially love meatloaf that tastes beefy, and I don’t care much for meatloaf that tastes tomatoey.  I can’t stand chunks of stuff in meatloaf, and…… Continue reading Beefy Meatloaf and Gravy & Meatball Stroganoff

Glazed Carrots & Carrot Cookies

Today’s delicious dish – Glazed Carrots   Glazed carrots are a wonderful vegetable side dish.  They are better than plain old boiled carrots, but they are not so very different to make.  It’s amazing what a little butter, sugar, and seasonings can add to a possibly lackluster veggie. This recipe uses baby carrots – because I…… Continue reading Glazed Carrots & Carrot Cookies