Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs is a great casserole for an easy dinner.  The thing I like best about this is that it can be made ahead, stored in the freezer, and popped in the oven when you need an easy meal.  It’s filling, delicious, and kid friendly. 

Swedish Meatball Stroganoff

Swedish Meatball Stroganoff

When most people think of meatballs, they think of spaghetti.  Some think of the meatball sandwich, but meatballs are a very versatile food item.  Whether you make your own meatballs or buy prepared frozen meatballs, there are many ways that you can serve these little orbs that don’t involve using marinara or covering them in barbecue sauce.  When I find ground beef or turkey on sale for a good price, I usually make up a huge batch of meatballs and freeze them for future use. I originally called this recipe Meatball Stroganoff, and I knew that it probably wasn’t a […]

stuffed mushrooms are a deliciuos man pleasing treat.

Make Ahead Recipes for the Big Game

Everyone wants to be able to serve delicious food for their friends during the big game, but no one wants to be tied to the stove.  I can’t speak for anyone else, but I also don’t want to spend over $100 buying food for the gang, either.  I’ve gathered a few of my favorite recipes for game day.  None of these require intensive preparation.  Two can be made ahead and cooked or reheated on the day of the big game.  One can be made in the slow cooker with very little hands on time.  Best of all, they are inexpensive […]

Mom's Albondigas Soup

Mom’s Albondigas Soup

My mom was a really good cook.  She was able to create a delicious meal out of almost anything.   One of the things I miss most since her death is being able to call her up on the phone and tell her about a new recipe I discovered.  Even though she has been gone for over two years, I still find myself thinking that I need to call her and tell her when I find an unusual recipe like this one for fudge made from beans or this one for fiber and protein enriched brownies.    While these recipes sound […]