Easy & Delicious Ground Pork Quesadilla

How To Make a GROUND PORK QUESADILLA

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than to cook a Mexican dish? We had an idea of what you should cook to commemorate their winning battle against France many years ago. It’s actually my go-to recipe whenever I’m hungry for good food but not in the mood to exert much effort. The recipe … Read more

Spiessbraten, Idar-Oberstein Style!

When you are in Manhattan the choices for a 5-star meal exists around nearly every corner.  But when my Chief Travel Mate and I were reminiscing with friends, Catherine and Russ about Russ’s awesome 4-ingredient Spiessbraten … well, it didn’t make sense to go anywhere except to the market to buy a pork tenderloin!  Russ quickly … Read more

My New Favorite Veggie Casserole – Thanksgiving’s Coming!

UPDATE!  My friend Maribeth says she chopped up cooked chicken breast to add to the dish and made a main dish meal out of it.  She also added a sprinkling of dry ranch dressing to the mayonnaise before mixing up.  I’m making this again with chicken!  YUM!  (I can imagine chopped ham also making a … Read more

Homemade Meatballs and Marinara Sauce

How often do you hear … “These are the best _______ (fill in the blank) you have ever made”?   Ever? I cook …  a lot.  My sous-chef dish-washing mom and The Chief  are very kind and complimentary of my cooking. But recently I received the “these are the best meatballs you have ever made” response followed by the appropriate … Read more