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 Red Cabbage and Turkey Soup

Creamy Red Cabbage and Turkey Soup

Creamy Red Cabbage and Turkey Soup

My P.S. (Provider of Silly vegetables/hubby) brought home a HUGE red cabbage.  It was actually a beautiful, dark purple color and he said it may or may not be frozen.  He’d been to an outdoor market and decided to bring it home and make it his own.  I made him cut it into 4 wedges so I could find places for it in the fridge.  Then I got a cold overnight and wanted soup to soothe my soul. Continue reading

Beef Shepherd’s Pie

Beef Shepherd's Pie

Beef Shepherd’s Pie

I like a simple shepherd’s pie made with ground beef.  I remember making it when the kids were small but haven’t followed through and made it in years and years.  I had the ingredients on hand and it was time to recall another old comfort food favorite.  Shepherd’s pie is a fall and winter kind of dish, when it’s cold outside.  It’s not a difficult one to make and if I’m lucky there are leftovers! Continue reading