Category: Main Dishes

Oven Baked Country Style Ribs 0

Oven Baked Country Style Ribs

You’ve probably come across packages of “Country Style Ribs” in your grocery.  If you’re like me, you wondered “So, what’s the difference between these and just regular ‘ribs’?”  Well, they’re not the same, and that means you need to prepare them a little differently than you would a regular rack of pork ribs.  This recipe for Oven Baked...

Dublin Coddle 0

Dublin Coddle Recipe

I grew up Catholic, and back in the day, it was considered a “no-no” to eat before Mass. So you’d get up, wash and brush and find your church shoes and load up in the car. Sometime between the homily and communion, your stomach would start growling. During the last hymn, you’d be fidgeting in the pew, aching...

Authentic Irish Stew 0

Authentic Irish Stew

Comforting and satisfying Irish Stew. A trip to Ireland simply isn’t complete without a visit to a local pub for a bowl of hot Irish Stew.  You’ll find it everywhere – and it will never taste the same twice!  So it’s difficult to call something “Authentic Irish Stew.” It seems “authentic” means, “how me own ma used ta...

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Leftover Ham Recipe – Ham and Cheese Strata

Happy Easter!  As you sit down to your traditional Easter Sunday meal of baked ham and all the trimmings, you may be wondering what to do with the leftover ham? This is one of the easiest leftover ham casserole recipes I’ve found, and it tastes great! It’s a simple cheese strata, but the addition of leftover ham adds...

Oven Baked Macaroni and Cheese 7

Oven Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Ah – comfort food. Hot, filling, and made up of flavors you remember from childhood.  That’s the secret behind this Oven Baked Macaroni and Cheese. And it’s even better when it’s homemade and free of all the preservatives and artificial colors that are routinely added to our usual comfort foods.  Take the Kraft version of “Easy Mac and...