Cheesy Salisbury Steak over Whipped Potatoes

I am a strong believer that everything is better with cheese and bacon. And I used that belief to liven up an older classic dish – Salisbury Steak. Typically made with ground beef covered in a mushroom pan gravy, I decided to give it more of a French Onion flavor and swap the mushrooms forContinue reading “Cheesy Salisbury Steak over Whipped Potatoes”

Weekly Meal Planner – Week 11

Some people call it meal planning, while others call in menu planning. But it’s really the same thing. It’s an effort to make the daily dinner meal less stressful. It also helps you to do more efficient grocery shopping by getting the bulk of it done early in the week. For me, that also helpsContinue reading “Weekly Meal Planner – Week 11”

Fiesta Nachos – a quick family meal

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here: AVAILABLE IN PRINT OR KINDLE eBOOK VERSIONS

Simple Fall Soups

Leaves changing colors and beginning to fall to the ground. Getting dark sooner, getting cooler earlier, maybe a little rain starting to trickle? All these things make me think of Autumn and my mind instantly turns to warm bowls of soup. I have gathered a collection of Simple Fall Soups that do not take tonsContinue reading “Simple Fall Soups”

Hoisin Noodles with Tempura Shrimp

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here: AVAILABLE IN PRINT OR KINDLE eBOOK VERSIONS

Weekly Meal Planner – Week 10

Getting into the full swing of back-to-school around here. I hope my weekly meal plan is helping you ease back into things. Meal planning is a habit that you have to keep at until its full ingrained. You can do it! Each week I will be sharing one Weekly Meal Planner each Sunday to helpContinue reading “Weekly Meal Planner – Week 10”

Steak & Asparagus Benedict

I probably sound like a broken record at this point but – Sauces from scratch are always better and fairly simple to make! For Steak & Asparagus Benedict, a homemade Hollandaise is the 100% necessary. I used to be intimidated by hollandaise sauce and reach for a packet instead of making it on my own.Continue reading “Steak & Asparagus Benedict”

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here: AVAILABLE IN PRINT OR KINDLE eBOOK VERSIONS.

Bourbon Apricot Chicken