Norwegian Ham Casserole

Norwegian Ham Casserole My husband’s aunt has told us that the family is somehow Scandinavian, but I’m not sure where the connection comes from. Last time we visited with her she gave us this delightful cookbook from her local Scandinavian woman’s group. I thought it would be fun to try out a few recipes and…

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie I love comfort food and especially love some of the items that one typically thinks of as British. My best friend and college roommate was from London and I learned an appreciation for British foods while we were living together. When we were in college an authentic (by her London standards) British pub…

Turkey & Broccoli Casserole

Are you tired of turkey sandwiches yet? Then try this turkey & broccoli casserole. It came from a cookbook my mother used for years when I was growing up. I have given it my personal dairy-free twist to accommodate my allergy cooking needs. Turkey & Broccoli Casserole 2 lbs. fresh broccoli, trimmed and cut into…

Turkey & Rice Casserole

This recipe for leftover turkey & rice casserole was so good. I actually first cooked this using left over BBQ chicken. It was so tasty my family asked me to keep it around. This is just one of the many ways to use that leftover turkey for post-holiday cooking! Left Over Turkey & Rice Casserole…

Shepherd’s Pie

The kiddo went to science camp in Yosemite for a week earlier this month. I asked what she wanted for dinner the two nights before she left. Her answer Shepherd’s Pie, and it was okay if she had it both nights! This is a girl after my own heart. I love nothing more than a…

Tomato Mozzarella Polenta Bake

I just recently started reading Vegetarian Times. And it is inspiring me to eat more “meatless” meals. I recently made a tomato mozzarella polenta bake. My poor husband is going along with this, though not quite happily. While he said he did enjoy this meal – he was of course going to have to eat…