Winter Greens and Rice Gratin

Serves 10 to 12.  Freezes well, and easily halved. This is a great winter dish as greens are in abundance in backyard gardens, farmer’s markets, and in the grocery market.  Obviously, this is the time which they taste the best, too. … Continue reading

Leftover Turkey: Turkey Broccoli Tetrazzini

It’s so nice to have friends who remember you!  I’ve been getting phone calls lately for leftover ham bones and turkey carcasses with the pan juices…lucky me! Made my own turkey stock from a fried turkey (or roasted? not sure) … Continue reading

Spinach Lafayette

The remains of the day….Excellent leftovers, with several great ways to be re-purposed. Spinach Madeline is one of the most famous recipes to come out of the classic community cookbook, River Road Recipes, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. According to the … Continue reading

Butternut Squash and Potato Gratin

This is one of my most favorite dishes to serve at Thanksgiving.  Right now, my husband’s family is probably saying, “Really?  We’ve never had it!”  Well, it’s a bit of work.  Well worth it, though.  The first time I made … Continue reading

Pantry Staples: Chicken Broccoli Alfredo Casserole

An easy meal to put together with pantry staples such as jarred Alfredo sauce (that has been languishing in my pantry for a very long time), frozen broccoli and frozen, shelled edamame, and a little bit of leftover shredded chicken … Continue reading