Dad’s Favorite Soup: Saurkraut and Shredded Pork Shoulder

Dad's Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Dad’s Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Time to return to my favorite hobby: food blogging. I took a break for a few months after my father’s death.  I needed to deal with grief as well as his estate. I have, however, also been photographing my most interesting recipes in the meanwhile.  It’s about time to make them into posts again. Hopefully I’ll remember the steps I took in making them! Continue reading


Artisanal Tater Tot Hotdish

Artisinal Tater Tot Hotdish

Artisanal Tater Tot Hotdish

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

Tater Tot Hotdish

Tater Tot Hotdish

Tater Tot Hotdish

My P.S., my cousin and I popped over to a neighborhood diner the other night for dinner.  We’d been there many times and were charmed with their daily specials.  This night they had tater tot hotdish as the special and we all happily ordered that for dinner.  It was almost as good as the hotdish I grew up with and raised my kids on, but it was missing the frozen vegetables.  You gotta have those! Continue reading