In this riff on the classic French croque-madame (a toasted ham and cheese sandwich topped with béchamel and a fried egg), roasted fresh ham replaces the typical cured ham. If you don't have any leftover fresh ham from Sunday dinner, substitute store-bought sliced roast pork loin or sliced cured ham.
My husband recalls that on more than one occasion while he was growing up, he stayed home from school sick, napped on the couch and woke to the aroma of his mother's freshly baked bread. That's enough to make anyone feel better!—Denise Baumert, Dalhart, Texas Skip links
A rich sauce coats this hearty combination of potatoes, carrots and bratwurst chunks. I adapted a baked stew recipe that appeared in a newspaper. This is so comforting on cold winter evenings. —Susan Holmes, Germantown, Wisconsin Skip links
These Easy Vegetarian Stuffed mushrooms are made with mushrooms, spinach, onion, sweet red pepper, zesty seasonings, Parmesan cheese, and bread crumbs! Then, they're topped with an extra sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and baked until tender for a great appetizer or side dish for any occasion!
Smothered Broccoli - fresh broccoli baked in bacon, brown sugar, butter, soy sauce and garlic. This is the most requested broccoli recipe in our house.Everybody gets seconds. SO good!! Great for a potluck. Everyone asks for the recipe! Super easy to make too! #broccoli #bacon #casserole #recipe
Who knew I (or more to the point, Paris) was so ahead of the curve? Last year, when I wrote about the preponderance of purple populating Paris, a few readers pointed out that the color orchid was named The Color of the Year by tastemakers, Pantone. And recently, I made Marsala-baked pears, only to find out that, yup – this year, Marsala is the color [LINK]
Philly Cheese Style Stuffed Peppers... WOW. Our family loves these so much, I rushed this recipe right to the head of the line so all of you can make them! Now Eric and I aren't exactly Philly Cheese Steak experts or anything. But these are a perfect way to get the rich flavor of the iconic American sandwich, without breaking the bank with carbs, calories, or ww points! 'How is it possible?' you may ask. For starters, I eliminated that grease-soaked bun, and loaded the delicious stuffing into baked bell peppers! This makes them low in carbs, but very high
Cream Cheese-Filled Banana Bread – Banana bread that’s like having cheesecake baked in! Soft, fluffy, easy and tastes ahhhh-mazing!! With over 40+ banana Bread and banana recipes I don’t know why I’ve never incorporated cream cheese. I don’t know what I was thinking because I was really missing out. How Does The Best Cream Cheese-Filled Banana Bread Taste … [LINK]
My friend Mary served these lovely appetizers at a summer gathering several years ago, and I adapted it a bit to my taste. It's a great August recipe when tomatoes and herbs are at their freshest! —Susan Wilson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Skip links