Category: Featured Recipe

Roasted Turkey

The center of any Thanksgiving table has to be a beautifully roasted turkey. The goal is a beautifully crisp golden brown skin with moist and flavorful meat cooked perfectly throughout. I’ve experimented with dozens of methods: brining and not brining, basting, cooking in a bag, cooking covered, cooking upside down, even frying.

This one, which involves brining and then injecting the meat periodically throughout the cook time, is perfection. As my hubby said when he first tasted it: “Winner, winner, turkey dinner!”

Dublin Coddle

Dublin Coddle is everything I want on a cold fall day. It’s warm. It’s hearty. It’s delicious. The smells fill my home and before long the whole family is gathered around the table telling stories and laughing together. I love this meal.

Carnitas

When I think about Mexican food, the first thing I think of is carnitas. Good carnitas. This is always the first thing I try at any Mexican restaurant and, if it isn’t good, I don’t go back. Done right, carnitas ….

Taco Soup

Taco Soup I love this recipe. It is a quick meal in the instant pot or an easy one to throw in the slow cooker in the morning and let cook all day (making the house smell DELICIOUS!) Everyone always ….

Homemade Ketchup

  Homemade Ketchup When my children were growing up we took teens into our home who were homeless. Mostly their parents had kicked them out. Money was always tight as they usually came with only the clothes on their backs. ….

Pork Ramen Soup

  Pork Ramen Soup Ramen has always been my guilty pleasure. There were days I lived on the small packages of inexpensive, sodium filled broth. After trying this more authentic (and delicious) version, I will never go back. Prep Time ….