Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie with Roasted Tomatoes

A savory ricotta “pie” with eggs, sour cream and parmesan cheese topped with roasted Roma tomatoes. Calling this a pie is kind of deceptive. It’s more casserole than pie. There’s no crust. And it’s not sweet – the first thing I think when I hear the word pie.

Roasted Vegetable Chicken Divan

Roasted Vegetable Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan is a layered casserole of roasted broccoli, cauliflower and sliced chicken breasts smothered in a decadent red-wine-Parmesan-cream-sauce. With sliced almonds, roasted red peppers, onions and garlic, it is not the old school Chicken Divan made with canned soup and sherry. . . Do people still make that? Sometimes I think I was born… 

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King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken Casserole

King Ranch Chicken is a famous Texas casserole made with chile peppers, tomatoes, cheese and tortilla chips. With layers of gooey goodness, it’s immensely comforting and exactly what you expect from Tex-Mex food, one of my favorite cuisines on the face of the Earth. Spicy, creamy and crunchy all at the same time with a… 

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Grandma’s Baked Beans

Grandma's Baked Beans

Almost every barbecue has them: the pan of murky-looking baked beans that makes you recoil with your eyes glossed over. I promise, these are not them. This baked bean recipe is much-loved by all! It’s one handed down from my Grandma through my aunt and now to me.