Shepherd’s Pie for 2

Easy dinner for just a couple of people.  It only takes 1/2 pound of ground beef.  This is perfect for left over vegetables or mixed frozen vegetables.  Add a salad or a dish of applesauce to complete the meal.  Cooking a hardy meal can be done even for just one or two people.

Apple Lasagna

Delicious dessert to finish off a fall dinner.  Easy to make using just 4 cooked lasagna noodles, ricotta cheese, and 1 can of apple pie filling.  This recipe makes 6 servings and baked in a 9 inch x 7 inch baking pan.  The noodles is layered with ricotta cheese filling and apple pie filling on…

Strata Anytime Casserole

Inexpensive casserole that makes four servings that is quick and easy to make. The sausage strata is made from day old bread, milk, eggs, sausage, cheddar cheese and onion.  It is actually a savory bread pudding that doesn’t require to be refrigerated before baking.  This is a small casserole that can be quickly put together…

Stuffed Manicotti (Make it Ahead)

Cooking for a small household can be a challenge especially when there is only one or two.  Recipes are usually family or party size when it comes to dishes like manicotti.  I bought a box of manicotti shells that called out to me at the grocery during a pasta sale. It was a 2 for…

Pork with Savory Apple Stuffing

Unstuffed pork chops casserole using regular cut pork chops.  The apple stuffing is made from a stuffing mix or make your own.  Layer the chops on top of the stuffing and top with sweet and sour sauce.  Makes and easy week night meal for a family or just for two. We like stuffed pork chops…

Lasagna Roll Ups (Cooking For Two)

Lasagna for two recipe but made with the noodles rolled up into servings.  The roll ups is full of Italian flavor of ground meat, cheese and tomato sauce. Just perfect for a dinner for one or two people.  You can double this recipe to make more servings.  Just multiply the basic recipe to as many…

Ham and Vegetable Pot Pie

Leftover ham is used for this tasty everyday pie.   The pie is made in a casserole dish and topped with just a pie crust.  It is quick and easy when you use prepared pie dough from the deli case at the grocery store.  Perfect for an evening meal using leftover ham.    

Hearty Turkey Sausage And Tomato Macaroni

There are days when I forget to plan dinner.  I end up digging through my freezer trying to decide what I can whip up in a hurry. You know, like a half hour ago it should have been on the table?  Today was one of those days and the only thing that I had was…

German Potato Salad and Pineapple Casserole

I was lucky and last week bought a ham for just a dollar a pound.  I was going to freeze it for a special occasion but the family begged me to cook it today for Sunday dinner.  This was a fully cooked ham so I had to come up with the fixings to go with…

Zucchini Pie Recipe

This recipe has been around for several decades.  I know I made it years ago and it must of come from a Bisquick advertisement or off the back of the box.  It has been so long that I have forgotten. I recently seen a recipe for it using sliced zucchini that it reminded me to…