Category: Precooked Ingredients

Save time and create a whole new meal using precooked ingredients

Festive Frittata

While traditional Italian frittata is skillet fried similar to an omelette, this version is baked in a shallow casserole dish. Since this recipe includes bread, baking allows time for the liquid to be absorbed....

Hearty Minestrone

The first time I read an Italian-only menu, I noticed a category called minestre where various soups were listed. Later, I learned that Italian cuisine has zuppa, originating as a meager peasant’s ration of...

Ranchero Eggs

Ranchero Eggs

Hueveos Rancheros, as they are known in Spanish, is a perfect brunch dish for Mexican food lovers.  You can either use small tortillas or Charras Tostadas as shown here.  This dish provides a great...

Beef and Barley Soup

This recipe is so hearty and makes the perfect lunch in cooler months. If you find yourself with some leftover roast beef or lamb, get yourself some “pot” barley and simmer away. The condiment...