A Pleasant Little Menu | Thanksgiving Leftovers

Ahhhh, the thrill of the Thanksgiving feast…that quickly turns into the meal no one wants. Isn’t it amazing how just a few hours post-Thanksgiving feast (the one that everyone oooed and awed over), the meal quickly turns into a “leftover” that family members turn their noses at? Not this year, folks. Take those leftovers and […]

Chicken Soup with Homemade Noodles

Making handmade noodles was a once or twice a year activity for my family while I was growing up. This hallowed event ushered in the holiday season and was something that everyone looked forward to. When making Mother’s Noodles, the goal was to produce as many as possible to feed our large family. On most […]

Haricot Verts and Mushrooms

Weeknight or weekend, it was the side dish we all looked forward to: green beans and mushrooms. No, not the casserole. There were never fried onions to top and it was never baked. Canned French green beans and cream of mushroom soup were combined into a saucepan and cooked on the stovetop. Five minutes later […]