Pulled Pork Shepard’s Pie

  We have all had an adaptation of Shepards pie at one time or another. Typically, made with ground beef; I wanted to have a down home “American” type meal, but jazz it up a bit.  My thought process was to just switch out the type of meat, keep it simple and let the dish…

Fricassee De Poulet A L’Ancienne

What a comforting meal to make for your family, I changed it up a little bit by serving it over a potato puree.  I thought the presentation on this was insufficient, but the taste was phenomenal! It is actually an easy meal to compose and not all that much time spent assembling it.  I would…

Mini Meatloaf Muffins

Serve these delicious meatloaf muffins with cauliflower mashed potatoes and Swiss chard for an at-home Healthier version of a blue-plate special. The Cauliflower mashed potatoes have some Yukon gold potato to help make them keep the same consistency and they taste every bit as good as the real product, by eating cauliflower instead of potatoes…

Southwestern Meatloaf

A few days ago I made this alternative meatloaf recipe. I am firm in my belief to always use my recipe for meatloaf and I have not moved away from it for years.  But in the light of a new day and getting more courageous in the kitchen I decided to switch it up a…

Salisbury Steak and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

The original Salisbury steak was named after a popular late-19th-century diet doctor who recommended a high-protein diet. Salisbury steak is really a fancy hamburger with a brown gravy sauce. Depends on who is making it, but it boils down to that simple explanation.  I’ll admit that when I was a kid my mom used to…