Tater Tot Cottage Pie has the same amazing filling as traditional Cottage Pie. Rather than using the classic mashed potato, I topped this one-dish wonder with Tater Tots. Prepare to be amazed! Cottage Pie versus Shepherd’s Pie versus Tater Tot Cottage Pie It’s not unusual for the terms Cottage Pie and Shepherd’s Pie to be used…
Beef Bourguignon is both hearty and delectable. This famous French dish is a rich slow cooked beef stew, where the beef is braised in red wine with onions and carrots until it is fork tender. It’s easy to make and produces wonderful leftovers. For an unforgettable meal, this should be at the top of your list.
Lazy Lasagna has all of the amazing taste of regular lasagna. However, it uses store-bought, cheese-filled ravioli in place of the typical layering of the lasagna noodles, and ricotta cheese mixture. This equates to less time in the kitchen and more time to do other things. As an added bonus, Lazy Lasagna can be put…
Mushroom Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Madeira Cream Sauce is absolutely delicious and is guaranteed to produce the WOW factor! It makes an elegant entrée for your special Holiday dinner but is equally good during the week.
Ikea’s Swedish Meatballs are legendary. Up until a few days ago, the recipe was a carefully guarded secret. However, like several other organizations responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ikea released the recipe for its iconic meatballs so that fans could enjoy them at home. I tried my hand at making the Swedish Meatballs. Here’s what…
This classic Swiss steak features fork tender beef smothered in a rich tomato gravy and slow cooked to perfection. I like to serve it over rice with a fresh green salad and crusty baguette on the side for comfort food at its best.
Corned beef and cabbage is traditional fare for St. Patrick’s Day. For a nontraditional twist, I made Sous Vide Corned Beef with Irish Fried Cabbage. The corned beef was, moist, flavorful, and fork tender. The cabbage was brimming with flavor.
Dublin Coddle is a traditional Irish dish dating back to the 17th century. It consists of potatoes, onions, and sausage cooked together and garnished with bacon to create an amazing dish. It’s the perfect dish for your St. Patrick’s Day celebration.
If you’re looking for a perfect appetizer for your Mardi Gras themed party, look no further. Cajun Sausage Bites with Spicy Dipping Sauce are super easy to make, and are kicked up a notch to satisfy your cravings. Bet you can’t eat just one!
Cottage Pie is one-dish wonder that is the ultimate in comfort food. This traditional Irish dish can easily be made ahead of time and reheated. In fact, I generally have several Cottage Pies in my freezer for those evenings when I just want something easy and absolutely delicious.
What would New Years Day be without Hoppin’ John? It’s a traditional dish served in the South on New Year’s Day, consisting of a black-eyed pea mixture served over rice. Hoppin’ John is often accompanied by cornbread and collard greens. Legend has it that the black-eyed peas are symbolic of pennies or coins.
Shepherd’s Pie is a traditional staple of British and Irish cooking. It’s easy to make, and incredibly tasty. Shepherd’s Pie can be made ahead and frozen for an anytime meal. In fact, I typically have several in the freezer for those evenings when I don’t feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen.