On a rainy night, a warm one-pot pasta meal hits the spot. Our soup…it does, too! Here are some recipes for both, including a new recipe for winter vegetable-ricotta pasta!
Dig out your cast iron skillet and let it impress you with its versatility! It adds a beautiful texture to these new, simple vegetable recipes. Plus, I have a new vintage find to share with you!
Vegetables that are abundant and delicious in season are culinary treasures, provided by the sweat and care of farmers, whether large scale farmers or backyard farmers. The issue sometimes becomes finding enough ways to eat the bounty without letting any of it go to waste! Not wanting to be wasteful is a good thing; share… Continue reading Simply delicious: Mama Steph’s Parmesan vegetable skillet bake
Last weekend our extended family had a spur-of-the-moment cookout. My husband’s Aunt Pat had driven up from deep East Texas to spend the weekend, the weather was unusually mild for Texas in August, and my father-in-law was in the mood to grill. We had to take advantage of that combination of events for a fun… Continue reading Tongue-thrilling peach cobbler filling
There is something about using my granddaddy’s old cast iron skillet that makes me happy. It’s an old 10″ black skillet, shiny with its seasoning. I know he used it well; Granddaddy was an avid cook and was good at it. At the time, as a little girl, I thought some of the things he… Continue reading Making Skillet Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Extract