Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1940 Meat-Ball Stew

As I prepare to visit Quebec soon, I was in the mood to make some traditional French Canadian food. I pulled out a cookbook brought to me by my mom, once belonging to my grandma. The book is bilingual (French-English), published in 1940 and published by A.Bélanger Limitée, as a way to sell their cooking… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1940 Meat-Ball Stew

Meal Prep

Homemade Meals of the Week

I would like to make a weekly commitment to share the meals I make. Since my husband started traveling, it has been very tempting to eat out and to be lazy about cooking. I love cooking but after a long day at work, especially when Jeff isn't in town, I just want to get cozy, eat… Continue reading Homemade Meals of the Week


Beef and Root Vegetable Stew

Over the weekend, I had an exciting second trip to the Fresh Market. Yes, it will probably take me a while before I get over how amazing that place is. I planned to only stop by their meat section (came back with chicken breast, stew beef, kielbasa, and ground turkey) but couldn't help grabbing a… Continue reading Beef and Root Vegetable Stew