Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

I normally make Swedish meatballs around the winter holidays but we’d just had a big meatball feed.  While my daughter, son, cousin and I made our yearly lefse, I had a crockpot of meatballs and another crockpot of mashed potatoes going for our dinner break.  There were leftovers for a couple of days so I had my craving sated for a few months.  Time for some new meatballs for our Christmas lunch. Continue reading

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Oktoberfest Stew

Oktoberfest Stew | Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

Oktoberfest Stew | Lady Melady: My Castle, My Food

I ran across this recipe and thought it would be great to try for Oktoberfest.  Then I got busy and the next thing I knew it was November.  Oops!  Life has a way of moving too fast some months.  Novemberfest is now a thing in our castle, especially with the discovery of this hearty soup!  So much flavor and relatively easy to make (Call it rustic and skip peeling the potatoes!) Continue reading

Elbow Spaghetti {cooking from jars}

Elbow Spaghetti

Elbow Spaghetti

I used a jar of Ragu® spaghetti sauce to make dinner for the grandkids awhile back. It went against my standards but they like it. I was surprised to find I liked it too!  When I was at the grocery store recently I texted my daughter in law for the brand of the sauce. I’d forgotten already! I wanted to have a jar for a quick  dinner when needed.  Having a jar of sauce on hand we actually like will be golden. Continue reading