Baba’s Dressing

My Mom’s family is 100% Slovak and kept many traditions going especially the food. I don’t know that this Thanksgiving dressing recipe is Slovak per se, but my Baba (the Slovak word for Grandma) made it so it’s Slovak to me. Ingredients: 4 sleeves unsalted saltine crackers, crushed 1/2 lb breakfast sausage, browned and crumbledContinue reading “Baba’s Dressing”

My FIL’s favorite lasagna

We were lucky to have my father in law live with us for a few months before he went into a eldercare facility. One of the symptoms of his illness was an increased appetite. Living with my food-loving husband for nearly 20 years, I had been training for this-haha! And man my father in lawContinue reading “My FIL’s favorite lasagna”

Shrimp Tacos TDF (to die for)

Tacos. Just. A staple. Literally we eat tacos once a week. I first made these just this past Good Friday for a special non-meat dinner during quarantine. We are hooked! They are fast and easy, light, fresh and healthy. This is the third time I made these and have adjusted them slightly each time butContinue reading “Shrimp Tacos TDF (to die for)”

Bedazzling Jarred Spaghetti Sauce

My family LOVES spaghetti! It’s the one thing that pretty much always pleases everyone at my table. But I cant make decent spaghetti sauce from scratch. I have tried and it’s bland and not great. So… I have begun to bedazzle jarred sauce with a few key additions that make me feel like I cooked.Continue reading “Bedazzling Jarred Spaghetti Sauce”