Savory Lentil Burger Sliders

First, this is not vegan.  We are not vegetarians.  I’m simply seeking a few meat alternatives in an attempt to reduce our meat consumption, and in the process, hopefully lower our overall cholesterol levels.  When we first got married, my … Continue reading

Cabbage Rolls, for the freezer

Cabbage Rolls, a memory of my childhood.   Although I don’t remember my mother or grandmother making them, it’s actually from a friend of my  mother’s  whose casserole dish has stuck in my  head all these years.  They were really, really good. … Continue reading

On Cooking for the Freezer: Spaghetti Sauce and Chili

Ragu Spaghetti Sauce and Chili with Beans

To have a good spaghetti sauce (or ragu) or chili, you don’t need a four-hour sauce, but, I will say that a lovely Ragu that has simmered on the stove all day, filled with bits of beef, and beef bones, … Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day! &, he asked for Meat Pies…so,

Meat pie, in the flesh!

We made meat pies.  If you live outside of Natchitoches, the only meatpies you’ve probably had are Mrs. Wheat’s Meat Pies.  These used to be made in New Orleans, but not so sure anymore.  So, when he asked for meat … Continue reading