Old fashioned macaroni and cheese – the kind that doesn’t come from a box- has got to be the top comfort food in the United States. Rich cheese sauce, gooey chunks of cheese, crispy crumb topping – is your mouth watering yet?
Guess what? You can make this! Continue reading
Frito Chicken Casserole – just by the title you should be able to guess that it is from one of my vintage cookbooks, right?
This is an easy, recipe that is a great way to use up leftovers because you start with cooked chicken. You can also run by the deli on the way home and get a rotisserie chicken if you are rushed and don’t have the leftovers. Continue reading
I love Eggplant Parmesan. I don’t eat it very much anymore because, at the moment, I am the only one in the house that likes it. My eldest daughter and her husband love it so I don’t make it unless they are going to be around to help eat it.
Eggplant is pretty easy to grow, at least here in Texas. If you have a garden I recommend adding an eggplant (is that eggplant plant? eggplant bush?). The flavor when it is fresh is delicate and addictive – not a bit bitter.
I think the first time I had eggplant was when I was a teenager. If you lived in the Dallas area in the 70s Continue reading
Who doesn’t like pizza?
Yeah, the silence is deafening. There is something about gooey cheese, tangy tomato sauce, and carby-bready goodenss that rocks us right down to our toes. At least, most of us.
Personally I like an East Coast style pizza with just about everything on it. It is something that I can really get lost in – eating half the pie on the way home from the pizza place. Almost. Continue reading