Homemade Marinara Sauce

Around the Christmas holiday I made a big batch of homemade marinara sauce. My intent was to use half of it that night for spaghetti and meatballs then use the rest to make an awesome penne al vodka when some friends visited us for New Years. Well the best laid plans don’t always come to …

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Egg casserole

One thing that I liked to make for my spouse before we discovered he had diabetes was quiche. The problem is that quiche involves pie crust and my spouse wanting to avoid carbs as much as possible is not longer a fan. Recently he suggested to me, “why don’t you just make the quiche without …

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Kale meatless balls

So at the end of last week I made a big batch of braised kale as a vegetable one night. I was a big fan but my spouse was decidedly not. Which left me with lots of leftovers that I’ve been making my way through. The problem is that I’ve sick and tired and reheated …

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One chicken three dishes

I’m always pleased when I can make several dishes from a single thing I purchased. It makes me fill thrifty, creative and frugal. This week a whole locally raised chicken bought at the Farmer’s Market is contributing to three dishes at my household. The first dish was a lovely rotissierre chicken that was rubbed with …

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