Crockpot Tarragon Roast Beef

Crockpot Tarragon Beef

Crockpot Tarragon Beef

Look at me, being all brave and using the crockpot again.  I’m always slightly nervous at the idea of letting food cook for so many hours, unseen and untouched by my hands.  Does that might make me a food control freak?  Probably.  I don’t like food cooking by itself; I feel I must be present to help. Continue reading

Ground Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

Turkey Meatballs

I like making a meaty spaghetti sauce with ground turkey. I think it has much more flavor than a plain ground beef sauce. But the other day I was in the mood for meatballs in my spaghetti and I’ve never had much luck making ground turkey meatballs. They remain fairly soft even after cooking and tend to fall apart. I needed to find the equivalent of food glue. Continue reading

Do The Mash.. The Broccoli Mash!

Broccoli Ricotta MashBroccoli mash, you are my new passion! I’ve made cauliflower mash oh so many times and loved it. It’s a great substitution for potatoes. No I don’t fool myself by thinking it tastes like potatoes. Admit it, nothing tastes like mashed potatoes. But I will argue strongly that it is just as good as mashed potatoes. Continue reading