Twice baked Shepherds Pie

This is old school comfort food.  Where I took this one was with an update of the meats and the potatoes being a little different, but the results are good.  This is perfect for a cold fall day.  It will stick to your ribs. 3/4 pound ground beef wait for it…. 3/4 ground lamb or…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars-  I know I’m a couple of weeks early to be doing pumpkin recipes, but I’m  willing to be bold and throw caution to the wind.  These smooth and creamy bars are great for the annual fall pot luck or church event.  All the great tastes of fall with my twist of a…

Coquille St Jacques

Back in my Detroit days I worked for Superior Fish for a few years.  One of my first deliveries most days was to the Golden Mushroom in Southfield.  If memory serves me correctly (I hide my own Easter eggs so let’s go from there. They had Coquille st Jacques in the menu and I got…

Fall fried donuts for cider

I remember as a kid my dad going apple picking (that is, went to the Royal Oak farmers market and came home with a bag of apples and a jug of cider). But he did come home and make donuts.  Hot donuts and cold cider is a great combination.  When my kids were young, we…

Sausage Gravy with Cheese Hash Browns

It’s fall and on the weekends I love a hearty breakfast.  Biscuit and sausage gravy is a huge favorite of mine but I crave potatoes so I’m the interest of not over doing it with carbs I use the hash browns as the base.  So here is my Sunday breakfast I hope you like it. …