Chicken & Dirty Rice

I have said it so many times, chicken and rice is the perfect starting point for a weeknight meal. They are simple ingredients that can take on big bold flavors and a variety of ingredients. You can go with the sauce route (like classic creamy chicken & rice) or you can go with a soupContinue reading “Chicken & Dirty Rice”

Wild Rice Pilaf

There is something about wild rice that just make me think of a hearty meal on a blustery day. It has such a great depth of flavor, without needing too much doctoring to get it there. Wild Rice Pilaf is an amazing side dish to give any weeknight meal a boost. When looking for aContinue reading “Wild Rice Pilaf”

Wild Rice Chicken Soup

Autumn is certainly here and that means it’s soup season. I mean, we like to eat soup all year round, but it is at least once a week once the weather turns cooler. This hearty salad is the perfect full meal soup for your family to enjoy. Wild Rice Chicken Soup is full of greatContinue reading “Wild Rice Chicken Soup”

Simple Egg Fried Rice

If you need a quick and easy side dish or lunch idea – you have come to the right recipe. Now before I start getting some upset people – this is NOT a traditional fried rice – that’s why it’s called Simple Egg Fried Rice. I realize that there are lots of fried rice recipesContinue reading “Simple Egg Fried Rice”

Lemongrass Smoked Beef Bowl

Smoking meats is such a great way to get amazing flavor from some of the less desirable cuts. It is a great way to impart deeper flavors as well make tougher cuts more tender. Which is exactly what you get out of this marinated, slow cooked, smoked chuck roast. This Lemongrass Smoked Beef Bowl hasContinue reading “Lemongrass Smoked Beef Bowl”

Sweet Bell Pepper Pilaf

Rice pilaf is a classic side dish and a family favorite for us. It can be tweaked and changed to go with lots of different cuisines and flavor profiles. This time around I decided to add in some sweet bell peppers and it was such a win. The sweetness of the mini bell peppers wasContinue reading “Sweet Bell Pepper Pilaf”

Meat Lovers Rice

Whenever I’m not sure what to make for dinner, I ask my kiddos for ideas. And almost every single time as least one of them says Pizza! Don’t get me wrong – I love pizza and could probably eat it everyday. But just like I tell my kids… just because you can, it doesn’t meanContinue reading “Meat Lovers Rice”

Baked Swiss Chicken

Comfort food is my wheelhouse – I love to cook things that just feel like home. Chicken and rice almost always does that for me. But I like change up the flavor combinations whenever I can. This recipe is a sort of play on chicken cordon bleu, or at least that’s where the idea started.Continue reading “Baked Swiss Chicken”

Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice

Quick meals are what Homemade on a Weeknight is all about. This recipe basically only takes as long as it takes to make the rice and you are ready to serve it up. Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice has got an incredible flavor profile, the whole family is going to love it. It is aContinue reading “Lemon Basil Shrimp & Rice”

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