I was seriously excited recently when my P.S. found some new soups at the grocery store. I’d asked him to pick up soups so that I could make tater tot hotdish for supper. The cold, snowy day called for comfort food. I just needed cream of mushroom soup and cream of celery soup to fulfill that need. My P.S. texted me a picture and I gasped. No way! Continue reading
Instead of all of the traditional dishes and side dishes for our Christmas buffet I tried quite a few new ones. We celebrated the holiday on Christmas Day instead of Christmas Eve. I had an extra day to prepare foods ahead of time and that was a relief. We had several frozen turkeys in the freezer and I wanted to use one for a cozy casserole-type dish. It would be traditional in an informal way.
I had a pound of ground beef to use up and my craving hit: I wanted lasagna. I wanted a cheesy piece of lasagna Bolognese with slices of zucchini. I didn’t want to use zucchini as the noodles, they’d be extra texture. I was going to use Mafalda. I like to make lasagna soup using Mafalda so making a pan of lasagna with the smaller noodles would be a fun change. Continue reading