#versatile Recipes

Smoked sausage surrounded in creamy cheesy shell pasta. Ultimate every day comfort food.

Instant Pot Creamy Smoked Sausage Mac & Cheese

A cold Fall night, my husband and I wanted some creamy comfort food. One of ...

Marry Me Pork Chops

I defrosted chops and had a plan but didn't have the ingredients. I made this ...

Some bacon jam in a small saucer with a spoon.

Bourbon Maple Bacon Jam

This amazingly tasty jam is very versatile. It can be a condiment or an ingredient ...

Completed dish. Pasta, peas, mushrooms, diced potatoes, sauce and cheese

Pasta Pot Pie

I wanted something quick and easy that used what I had on hand because I ...

Plated shrimp and veggie fried rice with chopsticks.

SHORTCUT SHRIMP & VEGGIE FRIED RICE

This is one of my favorite "go to" recipes for those days when I'm in ...

Fresh out of the oven spiced butternut squash apple bread

Spiced Butternut Squash Apple Bread

This bread is so delicious! The warm spices combined with the apples and butternut squash ...

Plated ham and broccoli casserole.

SISSA'S HAM AND BROCCOLI CASSEROLE

One of my grand-kids is not fond of vegetables, but she loves my broccoli casserole! ...

Spelt Scones baked in a Mirenlife 8 Triangle Cavity Silicone Scone/Cake Pan.

Toaster Oven Spelt Scones

We love Scones! We especially love homemade ones. I have found this recipe ...

Baked Broccoli with Macaroni and Cheese

Basically, a revved up macaroni and cheese. This is a super easy, versatile meatless recipe ...

Caponata

This cans wonderfully, so I often double the recipe so I can give jars to ...

A great way to use leftover tomatoes or other produce for future recipes.

When Life Hands you Tomatoes.....

.....Make tomato sauce. I had more tomato slices than I did sliders last week, some ...

CRAB/SEAFOOD PASTA SALAD

This is my original recipe for a delicious seafood salad that is versatile. It can ...

Cherry crisp, out of the oven.

Cherry Crisp

Delicious, quick, and easy cherry crisp made with cherry pie filling and pantry ingredients. I ...

I was in a hurry..and didn't make enough chocolate to drizzle over the whole pie..

Strawberry banana custard

Was looking for something that was healthy to eat..I had bananas and strawberries but I ...

Pastrami...so versatile...we love it..hope you do too

HOME MADE PASTRAMI

I haven't included the time for soaking in the prep time and I have averaged ...

My South of the Border Cornbread Pudding.

South of the Border Cornbread Pudding

I've taken traditional cornbread and Mexican Corn Pudding and created a winning dish that can ...

Falling in Love with Okra and Corn!

Every summer I look forward to the fresh vegetables, especially okra and silver queen corn! ...

Tea Party Toast Cups

You can make these little cups ahead of time. Keep them in a cool dry ...

Substituted white wine vinegar for the white vinegar. This gives a more golden appearance and a lovely taste.

Easy Fresh Mayonnaise

I have been making fresh mayonnaise for many years. HIstorically it was made by the ...

Asian Barbequed Pork Tenderloins

Inspired by Rachael Ray. This very fast entrée recipe is excellent sliced in sandwiches or ...

My Mama's Potato Pancakes

As a child, I knew that whenever we had mashed potatoes for supper, we would ...

Calico Breakfast Bites

Get your day started out right. Yummy, satisfying, nutritious, make-ahead... "Cupcake" for breakfast -- ...

Simply Good Chicken Cacciatore

My (first) mother-in-law was known for her dislike of cooking, and, after her children were ...

Fried egg sandwich with style, part 2

I love eggs and everything that goes with them. So I started putting different foods ...

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