Cranberry Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker

Cranberry Beef Stew in the Slow Cooker

The flavors in this Cranberry Beef Stew remind me of a rich beef bourguignon with tender meat and potatoes. The dried cranberries add a very subtle sweetness to the broth that's different and special, and the broth becomes complex and homemade-delicious. Slow cooked...

read more

Recent Recipe Posts

Roasted Root Vegetables with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Roasted potatoes are not uncommon at the dinner table. But the ease of adding a mixture of root vegetables in the roasting pan is not only more colorful, but more delicious and nutritious! This combination of beets, sweet potatoes, and brussels sprouts is super quick...

read more

Loss Of A Family Pet – My first Wordless Wednesday

This is my first Wordless Wednesday so I'm going to fudge a little and add some words. Pets. Friends. Loss... especially when you are a 12-year old boy whose first loss is a beloved pet. In this case the loved pet was one of our three laying hens, Scarlett. And my...

read more

Homemade School Lunch – Let’s do this

You're all ready for back to school, right? In fact, school has already started for many of you. And I'll bet you stocked up with an arsenal of writing supplies, fashionable school clothes, paper and paperLESS items. Whew! We're set for the year or at least a good...

read more

Pecan Crusted Healthy Fried Chicken

Here's a recipe that transforms chicken tenders that you just throw together so the kids will eat something, to a meal that adults will also love and I daresay this is company worthy too. Pecan Crusted Healthy Fried Chicken is ready with almost no effort.  Marinated...

read more

Hello and welcome! My name is Sally and I REALLY love to be in the kitchen. Making fresh, unique dishes is my way of showing love for my family and friends and I hope you’ll find both healthy and indulgent recipes that will inspire you… read more

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Top Blogger 2016 - Good Dinner Mom

Ultimate Greek 7 Layer Dip

Who ever first came up with the Seven Layer Dip? Some creative genius. These days, familiar Tex-Mex seven layer dips are made all the time, with subtle variations. I fell in love with the Greek version of layered dips right away. And I've made it enough, with much...

read more

The Best Grilled Fish Tacos I’ve Ever Made

Grilling season is serious business. I get that. The flavor that grilling adds to meat and vegetables is incomparable to any other cooking method. I have a friend who says "I'm grilling six days a week now. You should do a whole week of recipes for the grill!". While...

read more

Stocking Your Spice Cabinet

A well-stocked spice kitchen is the most essential part of any cook’s repertoire because no matter how full your pantry or refrigerator, if you don’t have a good variety of spices, then your recipes will be limited in flavor and variety. Let me go on record to say...

read more

Cauliflower Tartine with Hummus and Almonds

Though I've experienced the simple yet unforgettable delight of a tartine before (defined as a fancy French open-faced sandwich topped with spreadable ingredients and pronounced tartEn), I've never tasted so many as during a recent family trip to California where we...

read more

Strawberry-Mint Iced Tea

Strawberry-Mint Iced Tea is refreshing and the perfect summer cooler. If you have mint growing in your garden, then you have a lot of mint! Such a beautiful and fragrant plant. I can still remember it in my grandmother's garden when I was growing up.  And big juicy,...

read more

Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms

Look at these simple ingredients. Separate and pedestrian. Nothing special, right? Oh my friends, this is one recipe you will keep in your back pocket to bring out for any time you want to really, really impress the crowd! I was skeptical. Stuffed mushrooms are...

read more

Healthy Red, White and Blueberry Popsicles

Red, white and blueberry popsicles! Bring these to your 4th of July party or just have them in the freezer all summer long. Made with Greek yogurt, honey and fruit. That's it! For the patriotic look of an All American dessert, layer the yogurt and fruit separately. I...

read more

Juicy Chili Burger with Avocado Aioli

This recipe for Juicy Chili Burger with Avocado Aioli is one of my family's favorite burgers on the grill! (Or under the broiler.) Get high quality ground beef or chuck. Then season these beauties with chili powder, cumin and a touch of fresh cilantro to create moist...

read more

Walnut Torte

Back in the 70's, my mom introduced what was then known as Soda Cracker Pie. Our family thought it sounded wierd but tasted wonderful, and it fast became a much requested favorite. But introduce the name of this dessert in a conversation about amazing baked...

read more

Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce or Shakshouka

My family has been making Eggs Poached in Spicy Tomato Sauce, or Shakshouka, for as long as I can remember. We just called it eggs in tomato sauce. But according to a cookbook about Jerusalem cuisine, the name is derived from the Hebrew verb leshakshek, "to shake",...

read more

Almond Joy Truffles

Definition of joy (n) great happiness: feelings of great happiness or pleasure, especially of an elevated or spiritual kind. something that brings happiness: a pleasurable aspect of something or source of happiness. enjoy something: to delight in something. Joy is...

read more

Butter Lettuce and Spring Pea Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

This salad is great for late spring and summer when fresh peas begin to show up at the market. Actually, make it all year-long because it's yummy with fresh or frozen peas. The combination of peas and butter lettuce makes for an almost creamy flavor. And I think...

read more

Caramelized French Onion Dip

French onion dip was all the rage back in the late 60s and early 70's.  But the dip I remember as a little kid was premade in a container at the deli section of our supermarket. Next thing I knew, it was on the party table along with cheese balls, Vienna sausage...

read more

Cashews with Sea Salt and Black Pepper

I love food that has a bite to it. You know what I mean, savory dark flavors with the perfect heat and intensity that keeps you coming back for more. The taste that lingers in your mind, making you crave it the next day and the day after! This simple snack of cashews...

read more

Salad Stuffed Shells

My youngest son is known for having an adult palate for eating and is very adventurous on most occasions. Except when it comes to simple tossed green salads. Ryan usually picks out the vegetables he likes and will leave most of the lettuce and tomatoes behind. He will...

read more

Bacon Wrapped Chicken

All you single ladies and single men, listen up! If your friends are having a party and you know a certain someone will be there that you'd like to impress, or ask out, or be asked out by.... take these! Or if you want him to finally "put a ring on it"? Make...

read more
Page 23 of 28« First...10...2122232425...Last »

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

 

 

 

Simple Share Buttons