Spoon Out This Easy Crock Pot Soup for Lasagna Lovers!

Hungry for lasagna but no time to cook? Try this quick and easy recipe for crock pot Lasagna Soup: Ingredients: 1 Frozen Stouffers Party Lasagna 7-9 cups Chicken Broth Italian Seasoning and Garlic Salt to taste Shredded mozzarella for topping (optional) Partially thaw lasagna in the fridge the night before. Cut lasagna into 1 inch … Continue reading Spoon Out This Easy Crock Pot Soup for Lasagna Lovers!


Grandma Alice’s Old Fashioned Meat Loaf

When it comes to "comfort food," my maternal grandma, Alice, was in complete command. One of her best was an old-fashioned meat loaf. Here it is: Grandma Alice's Old Fashioned Meat Loaf: Ingredients: 1/2 lb. beef 2T. flour 1/2 lb. veal 1/4 tsp. sage 1/2 lb pork 3/4 tsp. pepper 2 C bread crumbs 1 … Continue reading Grandma Alice’s Old Fashioned Meat Loaf

3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler!

Who doesn't love a luscious peach cobber, especially one that's so quick and easy, it practically prepares itself! I don't remember where I found this recipe. But with just three ingredients, it's a keeper! Besides, who isn't looking forward to summer and succulent peaches?! 3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler Makes 8 servings Ideal slow cooker size:  3 … Continue reading 3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler!

Mix Up These Quick & Easy Mini-Pot Pies!

Mom was a great improvisor in the kitchen. She never let a tight budget or a lack of convenient ingredients slow her down. Her culinary creativity was endless. Like when a big dish of chicken pot pie was too much, she made mini-pot pies. You can adjust the recipe to taste with whatever meat or … Continue reading Mix Up These Quick & Easy Mini-Pot Pies!

Heat Up Breakfast With This Easy Crock Pot Oatmeal

Mom always said, "A good day starts with a good breakfast." And she didn't mean a donut and coffee. Trouble is, a healthy breakfast can take time. That's something most of us busy moms and mid-life bloomers don't always have a lot of.  Rather than sacrificing nutrition for speed, use your crock pot. Put it … Continue reading Heat Up Breakfast With This Easy Crock Pot Oatmeal

Grandma Peggy’s Easy Spring Soup

Is your spring still asleep at the switch? Warm it up with this hearty soup recipe from Grandma Peggy's kitchen. Simple and easy. You can adjust or add seasonings to taste.   Grandma Peggy's Soup Ingredients ¼ lb. Bacon, cooked and crumbled 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can (1 lb.) tomatoes 2 cans (1 lb. … Continue reading Grandma Peggy’s Easy Spring Soup

Best Roast Beef Ever?

Fresh from Grandma Peggy's stove, this family favorite is an easy, delicious crowd-pleaser. This recipe was Mom's "old faithful" for company or just a fancy, flavorful family meal. In fact, His Favorite Roast Beef has been getting rave reviews for over thirty years. (The gravy is especially delicious on garlic mashed potatoes.) Ingredients: 3 lbs. … Continue reading Best Roast Beef Ever?

Share Some Love With Mom’s Luscious Lasagne!

Today kicks off our first post in Grandma Peggy's Kitchen. Fresh from the oven, this category features down-home cookin’ and great eats and treats. Most recipes are my Mom’s. She passed away in 1984. But she left a rich treasure of wonderful, warm memories. Many include family time around the dinner table. So I’m sharing … Continue reading Share Some Love With Mom’s Luscious Lasagne!

A Face Lift & ‘The Five’

Zuzu’s Petals is about to get a face-lift. The new look will fall somewhere between Pantsing and Planning. Like this: There are two basic types of writers or bloggers: 1) Pantsers and 2) Planners. Pantsing or Planning? Per WritMo: “Pantsing” (also known as winging it) is the term Wrimos use refer to writing without a … Continue reading A Face Lift & ‘The Five’