Beef Vegetable Barley Soup

Just a little warmth on a cool evening with lots of thick hearty flavor! Enjoy it before our summer heat comes😁   2 pounds boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1 1/2–inch chunks, OR a lg. bone-in beef shank with lots of beef attached. salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 to 3 tablespoons of…

Pasta Aglio e Olio with Spinach & Olives💚

A simple Pasta dinner that’s ready in minutes, amazingly delicious and full of spicyness! If you are craving Italian, this is absolute comfort food, you’ll love it!! Mangia🍷 salt & freshly ground pepper 1 pound dried pasta Approx. 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced Red pepper flakes, to taste…

Italian Sweet Bread Breakfast Bake😋

This Breakfast casserole was scrumptious❤️ We made it from my homemade Easter sweet bread and it turned out great, just as I had hoped😋  It made our Easter morning start out on a delicious note!! I’ve had many of these bakes in the past but they have required an overnight soak, this does not! It…

Happy Easter Everyone!!

Easter was a beautifully sunny warm day for our visit to Ohio! We truly enjoyed lots of delicious food and shared some wonderful family time so I wasn’t able to sit and write even if I wanted to. My darling grandchildren entertained us all and being with my daughter, my sister and my parents is…

Chicken Bruschetta on top of Saffron Rice

I am so trying for our health to be a good girl this year and not make as many high carb, high calorie meals. This recipe happens to be one of those, it’s simple, full of flavor and low in calories. I promise to still have some of those yummy decadent comfort foods at times…

Zesty Shrimp Pasta🦐

I don’t even know where I got this recipe but when I found it tucked into another recipe book and written on it was “Delicious”, I decided to try it again! Well it was amazing! My Husband couldn’t get enough😋 With a good bottle of wine and a romaine salad we enjoyed a romantic dinner for…