Long Hots or Bell Pepper Casserole

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
This is a sliced pepper and breadcrumb baked casserole that was made often in our American Italian home back in the 1960s.

Our vintage recipe was one of Grandma's favorites she would make usually it with homegrown peppers from Dad's garden and would turn them into a delightful tasty meal.

These hot or sweet peppers were sliced and layered with garlic, cheese, and breadcrumbs and the smell of them baking was just mouth-watering.

After the peppers were cooked we piled them high into a loaf of hard-crusted Italian bread and enjoyed them just as they are, however, they sure made a great topping for meats, in a salad, or even in an omelet.

Mom and Grandma made breakfast many times made peppers and egg in a potato frittata using leftovers.


Italian peppers layered with breadcrumbs and baked in a casserole


Pork Chops Caprese

Saturday, February 24, 2024
Pork Chops Caprese is a fresh burst of salad topped center cut pork chop with a fabulous drizzle of balsamic vinegar and fresh basil garnish topping.

This recipe is super easy, and delicious and makes a beautiful presentation when hosting a dinner party.

The secret to these juicy chops is the marinade and they can be cooked indoors on a gridded cast iron pan or outdoors on the grill for the perfect summer backyard meal.

An easy dish to prepare any weeknight and impressive enough for serving guests, these pork chops are a terrific addition to any recipe collection.

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pork chops topped with a tomato and mozzarella salad drizzled with balsamic vinegar


No Pectin Easy Strawberry Jam

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Strawberry no pectin jam is a super easy fresh fruit treat and the best recipe ever when strawberry season is upon us.

This jam consists of strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice and has the freshest fruit taste and thickens just from boiling.

These simple directions not only make the best freshest tasting strawberry jam used as a spread but are great for filling cakes, and cookies and used for glazing seafood.

For family and friends who love strawberry jam this recipe will make a great homemade gift, just get some pretty mason jars and add your homemade label to the jar.

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We hope you enjoy this easy-to-make fresh strawberry no-pectin jam as much as we do.


toast with homemade no pectin strawberry jam recipe