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Garlic and Onion Soup

This is so easy, and so, so good. The only drawback is that it takes a long time, but it’s not hands-on time, just lots of waiting. It is kind of like French onion soup. I eat it as a soup on its own. My husband uses it for French dip sandwiches. It starts with […]

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Zucchini Cakes for Breakfast

I have discovered out that my zucchini cakes make a great cook-ahead item for breakfast. I’m having some food allergies and other health issues, so wheat is off the menu for the time being. That means I needed an alternative to toast or biscuits to sop up my eggs yolks. The zucchini cakes are perfect, […]

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Mini Quiche

I have never been a big quiche fan, but I needed something I could make ahead and heat up in the mornings for a quick and easy breakfast. I do not put cheese in these when I cook them, but I put shredded cheddar in the bowl with my quiche when I eat it. I […]

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Double Meat, Pasta-Free Lasagna

Looking for a completely different way to use up turkey leftovers, and craving lasagna but currently staying away from pasta, I came up with this dish which turned out better than I expected. I had leftover spaghetti sauce, too. I make this in single servings, but you could make up a whole batch of lasagna […]

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Zucchini Cakes

These zucchini cakes are similar to latkes. They make a good side dish or snack. I glop on some butter before reheating them in the oven, and they reheat well. They are yummy topped with homemade ranch dressing. The cheese is optional because I did not notice a huge difference in the flavor with or […]

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Eggplant Fries Again

I tried a fourth method for making my French Fried Eggplant and it is by far the best yet. The only change is soaking them in saltwater overnight or for a couple of days. It gives them a much better texture and keeps them from being so greasy. Please follow and like us:

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Brining for Juicy, Yummy Meat

I have discovered brining. I had no idea what I was missing. Brining uses salt water to suck moisture and flavors into the meat. The key is to use enough salt. If you use too little it sucks the moisture out instead. At least, that’s what they say. Making the brine: Use 1 tablespoon coarse […]

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French Fried Eggplant

This is the third method I tried, and they are yummy. For my first attempt I did not use flour, and they turned out soggy with grease. Yummy, but too soggy. The second time, I also skipped the flour, but I made them in the oven. Not good. Just blah. So, this is the method […]