Philly Joes

Turn hamburger, green pepper, and onion, into a Sloppy Joe that tastes like a Philly Cheesesteak. This is an easy recipe for some wonderful, homemade comfort food. The hardest part is chopping the veggies, and that can be done in a food processor.

Italian-American Lasagna

This is a review of Lidia Bastianich’s “Italian-American Lasagna.” It’s loaded with meat sauce, mozzerella, and ricotta. It’s a fantastic recipe. It also freezes and reheats beautifully: so have some now and have some months from now. You’ll get a lot of delicious mileage out of this.

Bacon Wrapped Meat Roll

The words “bacon wrapped meat roll” may send some of you into immediate foodgasm. Others of you with a modicum of decorum might rather that this post were about Rouleau de viande – which it is, so relax. Regardless of what you call it, what we’re talking about here is a meatloaf stuffed with cheese and wrapped in bacon.

A Slawppy Sloppy Joe

If you want to have friends over, and you want to serve something interesting, but you want to keep things comfortable and relaxed, Slawppy Joes are perfect. They’re fancy enough to say “I made something special for you” while also acknowledging that “you’re not exactly the Queen of England, though, are you?”