Stuffed Bell Peppers

If you are close to my age (cough…almost 55), you may have eaten stuffed bell peppers as a kid.  Like me, you probably tried to avoid eating the actual green pepper though.  Mom insisted, so with a glass of water near-by, you took a bite and then washed it down trying not to gag.  Keeping your … More Stuffed Bell Peppers

Mini Pizzas

For a few weeks before having my brain tumor removed, I was on steroids and anti-seizure medication.  (Not sure why I refer to it as “my” brain tumor as if it is some kind of trusted friend, which it most definitely was NOT!)  It was a crazy time…I was averaging only about 2 hours of … More Mini Pizzas

Greek Pitas

The other night, as usual, I had no idea what to make for dinner.  Then I remembered I had a pork roast in the freezer.  I also found some pita bread I had gotten at Costco and frozen for later use.  Then an idea came to me… I pulled out the crock pot, threw in … More Greek Pitas

Creamy Pasta with Veggies

As they were growing up, my kids would ask “Hey Mom, what’s for dinner tonight?”.  Most of the time, I  had no idea…pressure, pressure, pressure…I honestly used to dread dinner time.  I’m sure you can relate right?  After feeding our family of 9 most nights for years, I became totally sick and tired of cooking.  Which explains why we eat out … More Creamy Pasta with Veggies

Mama’s Meatloaf

First you should know that I call my mother “mama”.  Yes, it’s true, I can admit it with no problem.  I still call her mama to this day.  She called her mother mama and my Grandma called her mother mama and Billy calls me mama.  That’s at least four generations that I know of!  I’m thankful … More Mama’s Meatloaf