Mushroom Dill Couscous

Some times I like to make the side dish the start of the show. I do this by making a relatively simple protein, so that I can focus more on developing flavor in the side dish. This time around I came up with this Mushroom Dill Couscous – it has so much flavor from aContinue reading “Mushroom Dill Couscous”

Pam’s Minestrone Soup

Some times you need a super hearty soup for dinner. Especially when your kitchen is in chaos of a remodel and you are relegated to cooking dinner for a family of six in a slow cooker. So you start to look at what you have on hand and what you can cream. The result isContinue reading “Pam’s Minestrone Soup”

Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Does it get more classic comfort food than Chicken Noodle Soup? I don’t think that it does. But you can’t always stand over a soup pot making sure it’s working. So you need a slow cooker recipe to make it happen. Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup is just what you need. All the delightful flavorsContinue reading “Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup”

Baked Pizza Pasta

Pasta casseroles are perfect for weeknight meals. You just put the ingredients, with minimal prep, into a big pan and let the oven do the real work. This Baked Pizza Pasta takes all the flavors of a supreme pizza baked with a simple red sauce and mixes it with pasta and cheese. What’s not toContinue reading “Baked Pizza Pasta”

Cincinnati Chili

I had never even heard of Cincinnati Chili until I saw it in a food magazine (can’t recall which one). I jotted it down on a sticky note and forgot about it for a while. Then I found it again when I was clearing up my desk. And started my research. I learned quite aContinue reading “Cincinnati Chili”

2×3 Homemade Lasagna

My husband’s very favorite meal is homemade lasagna. I have spent several years finding his absolutely favorite version. And thus far…. this one is it! 2×3 Homemade Lasagna is two meats (ground beef and ground pork) and three cheeses (ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan) in a homemade red sauce. Every year, no matter what day ofContinue reading “2×3 Homemade Lasagna”

Kickin’ Chicken Rigatoni

My husband really love spicy food, so every couple of weeks I make something with a big kick. Like this Kickin’ Chicken Rigatoni. Sometimes you really just need to eat a meal that wakes you up a little. The star of this dish is the spicy cream sauce – full of jalapenos AND red pepperContinue reading “Kickin’ Chicken Rigatoni”

Jim & Cola Chicken with Buffalo Mac

Sometimes I get some crazy ideas that I just have to see how they will turn out. If you follow my blog at all, you know I’m a Bourbon Drinker. And I love to look for ways to cook with bourbon because I truly love the flavor of bourbon. I saw some recipes for cookingContinue reading “Jim & Cola Chicken with Buffalo Mac”

Creamy Bourbon Goulash #onepotwonder

Goulash started out as a Hungarian creation that quickly became a classic American dish that has been made for well over a century in family kitchen’s all over the world. And almost every grandma, granny, nana, grams, has their own twist on the dish. The basic concept is pasta, ground beef, a veggie(s) and aContinue reading “Creamy Bourbon Goulash #onepotwonder”

Baked Garlic Chicken & Pilaf

Garlic and chicken is a classic flavor combination. You really can’t go wrong with it! And marinating chicken in a marinade full of garlic creates such a juicy, tender flavorful pieces of meat. Serving it over a simple but delicious pilaf makes for a delightful meal. Baked Garlic Chicken & Pilaf is elegant enough forContinue reading “Baked Garlic Chicken & Pilaf”

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