Salad with Navy Beans, Goat Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, Croutons, and Warm Bacon Dressing

My Salad with Navy Beans, Goat Cheese, Grape Tomatoes and Warm Bacon Vinaigrette is a light summer dinner recipe. It’s more of a meal than a salad. After all, in the dog days of summer, isn’t it wonderful to have a nice, cool salad for dinner sometimes? This one’s so good, you’l want to enjoy […]

Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with Bacon

    Loaded Baked Potato Leek Soup with Bacon can bring any hungry tummy, and soul,  good cheer. But what about good luck? Have you ever heard this traditional St. Patrick’s Day phrase? “The Luck of the Irish”. It hit me this morning as I was planning this post, that we Irish, as a people, […]

Perciatelli all’Amatriciana: Best Pasta EVER

Perciatelli all’Amatriciana is the best pasta I have ever had in my life. BUT: I can hear you now, from clear over here, in the Boonies. A whole lot of you are saying: “What the ____ is perciatelli?” (Unless you’re Italian. Or a chef. Or, for whatever the reason, you really know your pasta.) What […]