Favorite Meatloaf

  Like many people, my memories of meatloaf go back to childhood. My mother never cooked, instead, we were blessed with a housekeeper you tended to all our food desires.  Meatloaf was a regular dish for dinner.  I must have watched Ann occasionally, since, once married, I started my meatloaf recipes rather  traditionally, as I…

Baked Pasta, Meat, Cheese and Zucchini Casserole

When I married, back in 1971, I believed  cooking lasagna was time consuming, and it was. As I tried to carefully place the dry, flat noodles in a  big pot  of boiling water; they often broke and cracked, which annoyed me no end. Once cooked, they even slid out of my hands; pieces slithered away…

Seasoned cabbage rolls with beef and rice

I remember eating and loving the flavor of  stuffed cabbage as a child. As I faintly recall, the rolls were thick, the nearly translucent cooked cabbage was  smothered in a red sauce that dripped off the sides; it tasted  slightly sweet, but not too much.  I know I loved the combination  of moist beef and…