Monthly Archives: October 2014

Ribollita is Another Great Comfort Food

Ribollita is a great recipe for a chilly autumn evening.  It goes together fast and is satisfyingly delicious.  Ribollita is a hearty Tuscan stew full of fresh veggies, spicy meat, fragrant herbs and delicious beans.  Use either dried beans that you have soaked in water overnight or canned. Ribollita – Hearty Tuscan Stew 1 large onion, chopped 3 carrots, chopped… (more…)

Beef Rouladen – Great Comfort Food!

This recipe for beef Rouladen has been a longtime family favorite. Some of the ingredients are a little strange but they all come together to create an amazingly delicious flavor profile.   Add potato dumplings (I use a mix) and French bread and you have a complete comfort food meal! Beef Rouladen 1 3-4 lb.  eye of round roast, cut… (more…)

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

I have the pleasure of having two family members with birthdays just a few days apart.  I always want the birthday person to feel special on their day but I don’t need two birthday cakes around the house.  I would have to eat them!  So, the first of the two usually gets something not quite “birthday-y”.  This year, I came… (more…)