Leftovers! Corned Beef Hash

If you’re making corned beef today, you need this recipe for your leftovers tomorrow! It’s tradition to make corned beef and cabbage (as well as potatoes, carrots, and soda bread: here’s my recipe for cheese soda bread) for St. Patrick’s Day at our house. One year I corned my own beef: you can see how … Read more

Absurdly Amazing Potatoes

I like to prepare healthy meals, but once in a while a girl has got to splurge. I saw this recipe on Pinterest and I was sold. It sounds pretty simple. There aren’t a lot of ingredients. Believe me, this will knock your socks off (and make you feel really fat too). This is totally … Read more

Herbed Pork Tenderloin with Black Cherry Sauce

Cherries are a sign of summer for me. When my husband and I were on our honeymoon in Maine, we stopped at a grocery store and bought a bag of cherries to snack on. So I always know that cherries just come into season right after our anniversary and it’s something I look forward to. … Read more

Garlic Scape Pesto Pasta

This recipe is  result of trying to deal with my CSA bounty and trying to deal with my leftovers! I had a leftover grilled chicken breast and leftover broccoli. Here’s the result. Garlic Scape Pasta   Print Serves: 4 Ingredients For the pesto: 16 garlic scapes ½ cup olive oil 2 ounces pine nuts ½ … Read more

Grilled Fish with Watermelon Salsa

Suddenly I’m in love with fruit for dinner. Here’s my latest creation. This will work with any grilled white fish. I used snapper, but feel free to substitute anything. Grill the fish as you normally would, then serve with the salsa. The salsa is also really good with tortilla chips (that’s how our leftovers got … Read more

Easy Glazed Carrots

This simple method of cooking carrots produces silky, sweet carrots without any effort. Here’s the drill. Place your carrots in a small pot – it doesn’t matter if you use baby carrots or carrots you’ve peeled. Put enough water in the pot to come up about halfway up the carrots. Then add some butter. 1/2 … Read more

Italian Shrimp on the Grill

I like to grill shrimp, but I don’t enjoy threading them onto skewers, so I usually end up tossing the shrimp onto a grill pan so they won’t fall through the grates. On a recent night, I doctored my shrimp up to make it into a delicious Italian dish. Italian Shrimp on the Grill   … Read more

Easy Greek Salmon

Recently I found myself rummaging around for something to make for dinner. I had some salmon fillets to use, but plain grilled salmon didn’t sound exciting. I did have about 1 cup of cooked rice (not enough to serve, but I didn’t want to throw it out) and some feta cheese. So I combined the … Read more

Creamy Chicken Spaghetti Pie

Whenever I make spaghetti and meatballs, I never seem to be able to make the right amount of spaghetti. There’s always some leftover. When the meatballs are gone, it usually will just linger in the fridge until it’s time to toss it. I have found a delicious solution for leftover spaghetti, which got rave reviews … Read more

Leftover Ham + Rice = Yummy Casserole

I make ham twice a year. Christmas Eve and Easter. I’m not sure why, except it’s kind of a novelty, smells good, and it does taste great, especially when I baste with pineapple juice and make a brown sugar and Dijon mustard coating! But the end result is I have tons of ham haunting me … Read more