Bangers & Mash


We have this cozy English Pub in Philadelphia that serves the best British fare in the area. It’s actually one of Heidi’s favorite restaurants! The Dandelion serves comfort food in a warm, charming setting. We recently met Heidi and her Hubby there to celebrate her Birthday. That evening it was a beautiful night and we sat outside; two weeks later we took my son to celebrate his 21st Birthday and sat inside, upstairs in a quiet comfortable cubby. Bangers and Mash is what I ordered both times. They’re so tasty I decided to give them a go at home. They turned out wonderful… Continue reading

Chicken Ragù

On busy days I love to use my Slow-Cooker to get dinner done with ease…This hearty Chicken Ragù cooks all day, making the whole house smell wonderful…then by suppertime it’s served over a bowl of penne or your favorite pasta and sprinkled with freshly shaved Parmesan… So easy and so delicious…perfect meal to serve for tomorrow’s Halloween! Continue reading

Oven-Dried Tomato & Charred Corn Risotto

I recently had an Oven-Dried Tomato & Jersey Corn Risotto at a local restaurant…it was super yummy! None of the ingredients were listed, so when I got home I made some notes about the flavors that I remembered tasting…for today’s post I recreated that lovely risotto at home…is it too vain of me to say mine was better? It was – sorry Mr. Local Restaurant! Continue reading

Tiny Pancetta & Fontina Quiches

Now that we’re all back in the swing of school and busy schedules eating breakfast sometimes takes a backseat to getting out of the house! These yummy little quiches can be made ahead and popped in the microwave right from the freezer. They can also be served as bite-sized appetizers or afternoon snacks. Multi-purpose mini morsels…doesn’t that sound perfect? Continue reading