Scalloped Corn {Grandma Mavis}

Grandma Mavis's Scalloped Corn

Grandma Mavis’s Scalloped Corn

I’ve mentioned I couldn’t cook anything but a fried egg when I got married.  Luckily my P.S. (Patient Spouse) had quite a bit of experience in cooking food for himself so he taught me the basics.  His mother, Grandma Mavis, had a few dishes that are still his favorite to this day.  One of them is scalloped corn.  Her recipe was the best I’ve ever had.  It was one of our holiday go-to dishes for years. Continue reading

Creamy Ham and Mushroom Rotini

Creamy Ham and Mushroom Casserole

Creamy Ham and Mushroom Casserole

I pulled the heel from our last ham out of the freezer the other day.  I cut the ham into pieces, removing the grizzly bits and fat and setting them aside for bone broth.  I ended up with 3 cups of beautifully diced ham to play with.  I’d been in the mood for a creamy pasta dish.  Ham would work well with the baby bella mushrooms I also had on hand.  Add a few vegetables and we’d have dinner. Continue reading

Beefy Golden Mushroom and Rice Casserole

Beefy Golden Mushroom Rice Casserole {Copy Cat Recipe}

Beefy Golden Mushroom Rice Casserole {Copy Cat Recipe}

I’ve always loved golden mushroom soup but as I can’t eat canned soups any more I missed it. I thought I’d posted a copycat recipe for the soup but can’t find it now. Ever do that? Lose a post you’re pretty sure is there? Sigh. Well I didn’t find it so I found a new recipe for golden mushroom soup already built into a beef and rice casserole.  Since a ricey kind of casserole is what I was wanting to make, it was a good find! Continue reading