Ham & Swiss Wrapped Broccoli With Onion Bechamel

Ham & Swiss Wrapped Broccoli With Onion Bechamel 7
This is a dish my mother made for us growing up. Probably created from one of those 70’s throwback cookbooks. I often cringe at some of the ingredients they recommended. Obviously ‘processed’ was the star in every dish. It was surely economical for a family of six however, and mother was always health conscious. I will admit that when I was 7 and this plate was put in front of me… I know I made an awful face!… Alas, we grow up and learn to love the very dishes we shunned as kids. I made this dish today for lunch and my Hubby said it was absolutely delicious! Continue reading

Meatless Monday: Broccoli Cheddar Chowder

Broccoli Cheddar Chowder

MEATLESS MONDAY! We have 25 beautiful broccoli plants in the garden. After they make the initial broccoli head like the one in the grocery store, the plant starts producing little broccoli shoots. Well, I have many, many little broccoli shoots. Since my husband and I love soup, I decided to make a Broccoli Cheddar Chowder for lunch. I like to top mine with a little hot pepper oil from the best hot peppers I have ever had, Pap’s Peppers from Altoona, Pa, (Oh, So Good)! My son was visiting and he and my husband said it was the best broccoli soup they ever had. What a wonderful compliment… Continue reading