My daughter says we “speed date” food because I love playing with ingredients and am constantly creating new recipes. My family becomes attached to certain recipes and wants me to make the same things over and over and over again. My daughter says that asking for spaghetti twice in one month is not asking for [...]
One of the things I like most about Lemon Pasta is it meets a variety of dietary needs with one dish.
This Brown Rice Casserole is a nice way to add more fresh vegetables, and some whole grain rice, to the dinner menu.
This recipe combines our favorite Asian flavors in one easy skillet dish.
I like to operate from a menu plan, but during the summer my menu plan is written in pencil and subject to change after visiting the garden…
One evening it occurred to me…I am not a recipe follower! So I used the flavors from a friend’s recipe and created a fast and easy Broccoli and Beef recipe that we can enjoy even on busy nights.
Extra curricular activities are the scourge of my existence. They are leaving me weary and interfere with my dinner plans. I have fewer helpers and less time to prepare dinner for my increasingly hungry crowd. Food allergies prevent me from indulging in my occasional desire to pick up fast food. Food allergies also make prepackaged convenience foods cost [...]
Smothered Pork Chops, made according to the recipe from my grammy’s 1940 Tested Recipes Cookbook…
I loved the Grilled Salsa Chicken so much. I had to try something similar with marinara and fresh Italian herbs. It’s a toss up. They are both just so yum-ilicious! Ingredients 1 package chicken thighs ($2.26) Manager’s Special Fresh basil, oregano, thyme (from the garden) 1 jar favorite marinara or spaghetti sauce ($.99) Coupon and [...]
Pictured above: the mixins. This is a quick and easy pasta salad. And quite refreshing too. (Too bad, it’s cool and wet outside today!) Ingredients 2 cups elbows or penne pasta noodles ($.50) Almost out of my $.50 boxes of pasta! 6 strips of bacon or turkey bacon ($.50) Bought this past week for $1.5o/package. [...]