Easy Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted Red Peppers Italian appetizer

Have you ever wondered how to make roasted peppers? It is quite simple and not very time consuming. They taste so much better than most of the jarred peppers. Once you make roasted red peppers from scratch, you may find the jarred peppers disappointing. Roasted red peppers are often put in Antipasto Salads and antipasto appetizers at Italian Pizzerias and restaurants and if they are freshly prepared, they can really be a delicacy. My mom used to make roasted peppers nearly every week for our Sunday dinner. I remember watching her broil the red bell peppers and then remove the […]

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A Motherless Daughter’s Decision to Become a Stay-at-Home-Mom

  Making the decision to become a stay-at-home-mom after establishing your career is very difficult for many women. After we’ve gone through college, landed a good paying job and enjoying financially taking care of ourselves, we are propelled into a decision to give that up for our children and putting ourselves into a position where we are financially dependent on our husbands. It is a scary decision. At the young age of 18, I experienced the orphan-like loneliness of abandonment. My mother died of an aneurysm and I was the one who found her. I still have that image lodged […]

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Easy Ham Noodle Casserole

Ham Noodle Casserole

Looking for an easy and delicious weeknight meal? A combination of ham, cheese and seasoned noodles nestled in a casserole sounds like comfort food to me! I pondered what to make for dinner last night knowing I had leftover ham in the fridge. I thought of making a variation of chicken noodle casserole with ham and started putting together some pantry ingredients that I thought may taste good together. I’m glad I did because this recipe turned out to be delicious and it was very easy to make! The sweetness of the corn coupled with the cheesy egg noodles topped […]

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Easy Apple Crisp with Craisins

Easy Apple Crisp with Craisins

*Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links and I will receive a commission from purchases. YUM! The first taste of this apple crisp recipe will leave you saying “Mmm.” The tart of the Granny Smith apples and dried cranberries seasoned with cinnamon, the sweetness of the brown sugar, the crunchy sweet oats mixed with rich buttery deliciousness is a combination of all things good especially on a rainy fall afternoon. This is a recipe I wish I had doubled but, it is so rich that you don’t need a big serving although, you’ll be tempted to take more for sure. It […]

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Easy Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary and Ginger

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Rosemary and Ginger

*Disclaimer: There are affiliate links in this post and I will receive a commission on purchases. Ah…Autumn has arrived. This tasty, smooth, butternut squash soup embodies the natural buttery taste of fresh butternut squash while being enhanced with fresh rosemary, ginger and garlic. Here in the suburbs of Philly, the leaves have started to turn colors and have begun falling as well as the temps. Mums, pumpkins and cornstalks are adorning porches, driveways and flower gardens. It is time for scarecrow making  and savory SOUP! It is so hard to eat canned soup once you’ve learned to make soup from […]

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