Janet’s Beef Stew

November’s here and there’s a  chill in the air today. I’m remembering the yummy comfort food dinners I made for my kids when they were young. One of their favorites was their Grandmother Janet’s beef stew. We made this stew together on one of her visits to Washington, State where we lived at the time….

Au gratin Potatoes

I remember the first time I tasted Au gratin potatoes. My friend Deby told me about a little home turned into a restaurant. It was a few towns over from where I lived in Washington State.  I remember it was very small and crowded. Deby told me that she loved the Au gratin potatoes and…

Mash Potatoes

Mash potatoes have to be the ultimate in comfort food. Do you like them totally smooth, a few lumps, lots of lumps, dripping with butter melting off the top or with gravy in a pool on top? Honestly I could eat them any way they are served. I love Yukon gold potatoes best for mash…

Cream of Chicken and Potato soup

It’s a beautiful, chilly fall day here in South Jersey. My boys stopped by to visit today, so I thought I’d treat them to a comforting homemade soup. This soup reminds me of my chicken potpie filling, just a lot easier. I stopped at the food store after church and picked up a fresh rotisserie…