Casseroles & Comfort Food

Grandma Isabel’s Quick Comfort Food Dinner

Otherwise known as Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes! If this sounds like basic comfort food, you would be right. Isabel told me this recipe was developed out of necessity during the Great Depression as it takes a pound of hamburger and stretches it out to feed up to eight people. Isabel used a basic roux […]

Pickle It!

Summer’s bounty is upon is and it is a glorious thing! The Farmer’s Market is literally bursting with fresh produce. I got carried away at yesterday’s White Rock Local Market and brought home a sweet little basket of pickling cucumbers with no idea of actually making any pickles. The I looked at my very most […]

Winter Vegetable Gratin 2.0

This healthy and scrumptious recipe came to me via a dear friend who actually hates turnips. I’m not all that crazy about them myself, but they are delicious in this recipe! Feel free to use any combination of root vegetables: sweet potatoes, parsnips, onions, carrots, potatoes, turnips, etc. The original recipe called for gruyere cheese and low fat milk. […]

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