Bev’s Family Meatloaf

Over the years I have noticed there are certain foods that men typically love. I’m not trying to be stereotypical, but it’s based on personal experience. Two that come swiftly to mind are Deviled Eggs and Meatloaf. My Tall and Handsome falls into the category “Meatloaf and Devil Eggs were here.” He acknowledges this statement






Nouveau Greek Pasta Salad

Since ancient times there has been what is known as the “Mediterranean triad” in Greek cooking. That triad is made up of wheat, olive oil and wine. This recipe makes use of two of those standards. Greek cuisine has about a 4,000 year tradition and Greeks were savvy enough to incorporate food elements from other






Beef Tips with Mushrooms and Rice – in the Slow Cooker or Stove Top

We eat our fair share of chicken, lean pork, lean ground beef and meatless meals. But, every once in a while we like to sink our teeth into something a little more “meaty”. This recipe fits that bill. With the right recipe, lean uncooked beef tips can be turned into a lot of great dishes






Corn Casserole

Two things you might want to know about today’s recipe: This recipe is a “oldie goldie”. As a matter of fact, I almost posted it yesterday as a “Throwback Thursday” recipe. So, remove Thursday and just considered it “throwback”. We had severe thunderstorms yesterday and I have an aging Mini Schnauzer who has decided to






Vanilla Pineapple Coconut Smoothie

Ok, I may be a little late hitting the smoothie train, but there’s a reason for that – namely green gunky stuff that looks like it recently floated off the top of the neighbor’s septic tank. Seriously, I just can’t bring myself to drink that. And, can we talk about kale? Unless you have been






Pasta with Butter, Garlic and Parsley

My Tall & Handsome it a pasta addict. He loves it served with the most complex sauce or with just basic, simple almost peasant ingredients. This recipe falls into the latter. It’s made with some basic good for you ingredients, plus I’m going to give you some optional ingredient options you can used to create






Lowfat Honey-Pecan Cream Cheese Spread

I confess we enjoy a good toasted bagel every now and again. I usually can eat only a half of a large bagel. Occasionally we can find mini-bagels and those work great for me! There are so many flavors to pick nowadays. My favorites are cinnamon-raisin and French Toast bagels. Normally I pick my bagels