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Ingredient: Red Wine

Sweet Red Sangria

Sangria – it’s not just for summer anymore! Just a hint of the holidays transforms this party favorite into a welcoming winter libation for making much merry. Here we come a sangria-ing! Most of us pull out crockpots this time of year to keep mulled wine or hot apple cider warm and waiting for visitors and party guests to enjoy, but this iced, Sweet Red Sangria is a refreshing alternative that has all the seasonal flavors without all the hassle (or the hot flash, if, like me, you live somewhere holiday guests may be wearing Bermuda shorts instead of...

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Beef and Noodles

Beef and Noodles is the ultimate comfort food! This is an old family recipe that will take you right back to your Grandma’s kitchen table! Sometimes simple, humble, old fashioned food is the best. I love making old fashioned recipes for my family– the kind that ooze nostalgia; the kind that Grandma absolutely, positively used to make. I put lots of those recipes up on this blog: American Goulash, Vegetable Beef Soup, Crockpot Beef Stew, and Southern Style Green Beans . These recipes have stuck around and been passed down from generation to generation. They’re classic, and have long since...

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Vegetable Beef Soup

This Hearty, Old Fashioned Vegetable Beef Soup has an incredibly rich broth and is loaded with tender chunks of beef, and all the right veggies!  Oh my, oh my. Is there anything as classic, as heartwarmingly nostalgic, as Vegetable Beef Soup? It’s got to be right up there with chocolate chip cookies and apple pie in the list of “things that make us think of childhood.”  Every winter I sift through my soup recipes and pick a few that I can make in big batches and freeze, to make sure I’ve got family-sized meals ready to go anytime. It’s...

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Greek Moussaka Recipe

This Greek Moussaka Recipe Is comfort food at its finest.  A hearty, ooey gooey casserole made with delicious layers of  a rich Tomato Meat Sauce and a luscious, creamy Cheese Sauce layered with Eggplant. Greek food might not come instantly to mind when you think of comfort food—but boy, after you try this delicious Greek moussaka recipe, it will!!!  Moussaka is a delicious, hearty Greek casserole recipe that is sure to become a new regular in your household. It is a simple enough concept: take sliced eggplant, roast it, layer it with a spiced meat mixture, and top it all off with...

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Crock Pot Spaghetti

This family favorite Crock Pot Spaghetti is a dream come true! Super yummy and easy to make ~the pasta cooks in the crockpot in the sauce! How’s that for convenience! Ahhh, crock pot recipes. Aren’t they wonderful? They’re really the center of a busy home, I think. In my house they’re the glue that holds everything together (Okay, that might be an overstatement. But crock pot recipes do make sure we all get fed!) We all know crock pot recipes are great. They’re easy to make, quick to assemble, don’t require turning on a hot oven, and—of course—cut way down...

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