My favourites

My favourites

  • 23 Recipes
My favourites
Mushroom and Leek Soup

Mushroom and Leek Soup

Chop the mushrooms into small pieces. In a large pot over medium high heat, saute the mushrooms, onion and leeks in the butter until tender
Red pepper and tomato salsa

Red pepper and tomato salsa

In a large pot, heat 4 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped red peppers and cook for 5-10 minutes
Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup

Prepare dried beans by soaking them in cold water for 8-10 hours, then drain and rinse (I do this the night before)
Crock Pot Ham and Bean Soup - Spend With Pennies

Crock Pot Ham and Bean Soup - Spend With Pennies

Rinse beans and drain. Sort any unwanted debris and set seasoning packet aside. Place beans, onions, ham bone, broth/water, garlic and chili powder in a 6qt slow cooker
Simple Chicken Potato Soup

Simple Chicken Potato Soup

In my case, suffering from a cold weather cough, it meant crawling under the duvet with an episode of Black Mirror
Lemon Risotto with Lemon Balm Pesto

Lemon Risotto with Lemon Balm Pesto

I like to top my risotto with a lemon balm and basil pesto, it’s simply delicious and adds a bright, fresh flavor to a traditional dish
The Best Ever Pimiento Cheese Spread

The Best Ever Pimiento Cheese Spread

Bring vinegar to a boil in the microwave. Add flour to vinegar and stir to make a paste. Add softened cream cheese to above mixture and stir thouroughly
Romanian Pea and Chicken Stew

Romanian Pea and Chicken Stew

I remember my grandmother podding peas when I was a child. As I turned into a teenager my interest in anything domestic radically reduced, so I stopped helping but “mazare cu pui”, pea and chicken stew remained one of my favorite meals
French Baguette | Crusty French Bread

French Baguette | Crusty French Bread

I had my eye on this silly baguette baker by Emile Henry, it is a ceramic bakeware pan. Your oven may take a little longer, my oven cooks really hot
Coffee Italian Ice

Coffee Italian Ice

COFFEE ITALIAN ICE. Starbucks Restaurant Copycat Recipe. 1/4 cup sugar. 2 tablespoons instant espresso coffee powder
Homemade Italian Seasonings

Homemade Italian Seasonings

My mom is and always has been, a big fan of Italian Seasonings. It seemed like my mom was constantly reminding me that we needed more Italian Seasonings
Ham & Potato Frittata

Ham & Potato Frittata

Wash, peel, and slice the potatoes into thin, ⅛" thick slices. Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat
Pasta & Fagioli

Pasta & Fagioli

One of my favorite things to make is Pasta Fagioli. I have told you the story of my Dad telling me the beans were ice cream beans
Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

I’ve got one yummy recipe to share with you today that I think you will love. My family gobbled it up in record time
Cappuccino Cake

Cappuccino Cake

Preheat oven to 350. Grease pans with shortening and dust with cocoa powder. Place all cake ingredients into a mixing bowl
Roasted Gnocchi

Roasted Gnocchi

I tend to always have a pack of gnocchi in the fridge or cupboard. This is an awesome little recipe, perfect for speedy meals and a novel use for gnocchi
Garlic Deviled Eggs

Garlic Deviled Eggs

No matter how many appetizers are at a gathering, the deviled eggs are always the first to go. We love 'em