Corn Beef Hash with Eggs

Wonderful breakfast made from left over corn beef, potatoes and carrots.  Chopped into bite size pieces and sautéed with chopped onion and sweet peppers.  When potatoes are just about brown add eggs on top.  Leftovers from New England boiled dinner can be utilized for this dish. Chopped corn beef, potatoes and carrots left over from…

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…

Crockpot Express Beef Pot Roast

For Christmas I was given a automatic pressure cooker. It was a Crockpot Express and is very easy to use. It takes the time out of preparing meals.  I prepared my first pot roast in my new pressure cooker.  It turned out wonderful.  I partially cooked the roast first and then add the vegetables to…

Senate Bean Soup (How to Can)

It is nice to have jars of bean soup on hand for a quick meal.  A quart jar will make 4 servings when you add cooked potatoes and thicken with instant potatoes. Season to taste and serve with broccoli cheese cornbread. I have a Carey Pressure Cooker.  It is an 8 quart automatic pressure cooker…

Ham Savory Bites

Quick and easy snack or to serve at a party.  You only need ham salad, bought or homemade, and frozen bread dough. This is an ideal for over the holidays when you are pressed for time.  It does take a few minutes to make the bits after the dough is thawed out but still very…

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.    

Honey Glazed Chicken Thighs

This recipe calls for 4 staples that I keep on hand. Honey, lemon juice, parsley  and soy sauce. Because I keep them on hand I have found many dishes that calls for those ingredients. These items are easily found at local stores in small inexpensive sizes.  I store the lemon juice in the refrigerator after…

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…

Bavarian Style Sausage Pasta Dinner

Years ago this recipe was inspired by the back of a soup can. I don’t remember what the recipe’s title was but that it had Bavarian in it. It was inexpensive and quick to make.  It takes only 30 minutes to make this.  My family loved it.  I have been making a version of it…

Pork Ribs With Cranberry Barbecue Sauce

The warehouse that supports my local food banks has had a generous amount of jelly cranberry sauce to distribute as well as cranraisins. A can has been included in the food boxes every time I go.  It is not something that we like to eat each week, though It takes several days to use up…

Chicken with Cherry Pineapple Sauce

This is something different to make with chicken.  The recipe called for boneless chicken breasts but I had thighs. Moreover, I still have several pounds of dry cherries to use and this recipe called for dried cherries.  Everything that was needed I had on hand except sweet and sour sauce so I made my own…

Pork Leg Shank Crackling Roast

Pork leg shank roasts or sometimes called fresh picnic hams are usually very inexpensive to buy.  I found this nice 6 pound leg shank for $.99 per pound. For $6.00 I could get several meals from it.  Easter was coming and I didn’t have the room in my budget for an Easter ham. I actually…