Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

This Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a simple recipe to make for your family when you’re craving some comfort food. Our youngest grandson really likes this dish, as I’m sure our other grandchildren would, too. It’s very kid-friendly to make as well. Allow children …

Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits

Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits

This recipe for Cajun Shrimp over Cheesy Grits can be made on weeknights in any season of the year, but it’s especially nice in the winter months when you need a little comfort food. Quick and Easy. Spicy and Cheesy. And yummy!  I worked on …

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

Molasses-Brined Roasted Chicken with Vegetables is a delicious recipe to make for your family for Sunday dinner or special occasion. Prepare the chicken the night before, then bake for a juicy, rich, and oh so yummy dinner! The seasoned root vegetables are roasted to tenderness …

Easy Chicken Lo Mein

Easy Chicken Lo Mein

After all the holiday meals and gatherings, it’s nice to be able to turn things down a notch with soup or an easy stir-fry dinner. Such as this recipe for Easy Chicken Low Mein.  Use your favorite spaghetti and frozen stir-fry vegetable mixture to make …

Lemon and Herb-Brined Roasted Turkey

Lemon and Herb-Brined Roasted Turkey

Last year I hosted my very first Thanksgiving Dinner at our house. Just a small dinner with our daughters and their families. So, at age 55, I began searching for turkey recipes. Yes, I have roasted turkeys before — the very simple kind, rubbed with …

Garlic Bean Risotto with Brisket

Garlic Bean Risotto with Brisket

This Garlic Bean Risotto with Brisket is one I came up with one day when I had some leftover brisket in my fridge and a hankering to accomplish making homemade risotto. Adding the white beans just sounded yummy. I like to nickname this recipe Cowboy …

Tuna with Parsley and Capers

Tuna with Parsley and Capers

 Tuna with Parsley and Capers is a delicious and easy way to prepare tuna steaks. The parsley, caper, and lemon sauce enhances the flavor of the tuna remarkably well and gives this simple dish stunning appeal that you would expect from fine dining. I was …

Marinated Smokey Beef Brisket

Marinated Smokey Beef Brisket

This Marinated Smokey Beef Brisket is an easy-to-make recipe that’s mouth-watering delicious. Marinated overnight in a smoke-flavored sauce, then baked long and slow in the oven. The scrumptious meat is fork tender and practically melts in your mouth. It’s so good. We made it this …

Sourdough Breakfast Strata

Sourdough Breakfast Strata

Sourdough Breakfast Strata is an easy casserole to make the night before when you have company on weekends, or just want an easy breakfast to eat on during the week. Simply place the prepared dish in the refrigerator overnight and then the next morning, bake …

Chicken Florentine with Bow Ties

Chicken Florentine with Bow Ties

Chicken Florentine with Bow Ties is a yummy recipe to make for your family when you’re craving something creamy and delicious. A perfect weeknight dinner with a little pizzazz! I have never been a very big fan of spinach, although I really like it in …