Chicken Florentine with Bow Ties

Chicken Florentine with Bow Ties

Chicken Florentine with Bow Ties is a yummy recipe to make for your family when you’re craving something creamy and delicious. A perfect weeknight dinner with a little pizzazz! I have never been a very big fan of spinach, although I really like it in …

Cottage Skillet Pie with Stout

Cottage Skillet Pie with Stout

This Cottage Skillet Pie with Stout is a wonderful dish that is rich and savory…and easy to make as a one-pot meal. It’s especially nice when you have leftover mashed potatoes in the fridge. Although similar to my Shepherd’s Pie recipe, it’s kind of like …

Irish Bangers and Mash

Irish Bangers and Mash

Irish Bangers and Mash is a delicious dish to make, just in time for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Or whenever you’re desiring an easy comfort food dinner. Savory sausage with a brown onion and Guinness gravy served over your favorite mashed potatoes. Or even …

Slow-Cooked Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slow-Cooked Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slow-Cooked Corned Beef with Cabbage is an easy meal to serve your family for St. Patrick’s Day. This recipe cooks all day long and has only 5 ingredients. Simple, simple, simple. Place it in your crockpot or slow cooker in the morning and forget about …

Elk Wellington with Madeira Sauce

Elk Wellington with Madeira Sauce

Want to wow your dinner party guests with a meal fit for a king? This Elk Wellington with Madeira Sauce is the perfect choice. Start with a pan-seared elk tenderloin fillet, brushed with Dijon mustard, cloaked in mushroom Duxelles and prosciutto, and then wrapped in …

Beef Bourguignon – French Beef Stew

Beef Bourguignon – French Beef Stew

Here’s my take on Julia Child’s recipe for Beef Bourguignon – French Beef Stew. It’s so delicious. Don’t be intimidated by the long list of ingredients and instructions. It’s worth the effort and is the perfect way to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon! I …

Cranberry Bakewell Tart

Cranberry Bakewell Tart

This Cranberry Bakewell Tart recipe is my attempt at a traditional British tea pastry. Lined with a buttery shortbread crust, and filled with almond cream (frangipane) and a thick delicious cranberry sauce, it received a thumbs up from our daughters. A couple years ago, when …

Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake

Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake

I enjoy making Orange-Glazed Cranberry Fruitcake during the Christmas season. Made with dried cranberries, raisins, dates, figs, and pecans, it’s not your average fruitcake. Plus, it makes 8 small loaves, so it’s perfect for gift-giving for those on your fruitcake-lovers list. I’m not sure why …

Ragu Bolognese with Homemade Pappardelle

Ragu Bolognese with Homemade Pappardelle

I love trying new recipes especially classic Italian and French dishes. Here’s my take on Ragu Bolognese with Homemade Pappardelle. This dish simmers on the stove for hours, cooking down to a dense, flavor intense sauce, that’s simply wonderful. Comfort Food, Italian-style. I actually tried …

Elderberry Wine-Poached Pear Crostata

Elderberry Wine-Poached Pear Crostata

This Elderberry Wine-Poached Pear Crostata is a new recipe I tried this summer that we really loved. Honestly, I thought it was amazing. Decadent enough to include as the finale for the finest Italian meal. I mentioned earlier this week how we’ve received boxes of …