Boozy Pineapple Ribs {Bourbon Time!}

Bourbon Pineapple Ribs

Bourbon Pineapple Ribs

I’ve been working on reducing the contents of our freezers.  The winter weather Up North seems like a good time to thaw frozen meats and things for comfort foods.  I was in the mood for potato salad, which I posted last week.  Ribs were a natural accompaniment to the meal.  I had a fruity, boozy sauce in mind.  Pineapple and bourbon would coat and caramelize the ribs to perfection. Continue reading

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Craving Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

We always have Swedish meatballs for Christmas Eve.  They are a tradition in our Christmas Eve buffet, along with mashed potatoes to ladle the meatballs and gravy over.  This year we were away at my Dad’s for Christmas and we went a traditional roast turkey and the trimmings route.  The ground beef and ground pork for the Swedish meatballs were tucked away in the freezer for another time. Continue reading

Fall Risotto {Squash and Spinach}

Fall Risotto

Fall Risotto

Risotto is one of my favorite foods.  It’s a dish I learned how to make several years ago, it wasn’t something we ate when I grew up.  It takes a little time to stand and stir, add more broth, and repeat until the rice is tender but I think it’s worth every minute.  I like a regular risotto made with wine, onions, broth and Parmesan as well as a risotto garnished with spinach or squash or other vegetables.  This risotto had both spinach and squash! Continue reading