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 …

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

The last few years I’ve been experimenting with butternut squash in a few recipes. This Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon is a delicious dish to serve your guests as an appetizer or soup course. It’s easy enough to make and if desired, you can prepare …

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 …

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 …

Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon

Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon is one of the best beef entrees that I’ve had the joy of eating. Tender, juicy beef, seared in a cast iron skillet, wrapped in delicious bacon and full of fabulous flavor. Yes, it’s small compared to it’s counterpart the New York …

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Make these Gourmet Grilled Cheese Sandwiches when you’re feeling a bit gourmet and want to take a basic grilled cheese sandwich to the next level. Start with freshly sliced Tangy Sourdough Bread, coated in a Parmesan butter. Fill the sandwiches with one or a combination …

Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs

Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs

Our family loves Italian food, especially when I make my homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Mighty Meatballs. The sauce cooks long and slow and fills the kitchen with such a delightful aroma it makes everyone hungry. Plus, it’s a wonderful recipe to make with kids, who …

Three Cheese Chicken Cavatappi

Three Cheese Chicken Cavatappi

Three Cheese Chicken Cavatappi is a recipe I conjured up based on an entree from Applebee’s Restaurant that I ate one time. Tender fried chicken pieces layered over a pile of cheesy pasta and topped with a delicious-tomato basil topping. It’s easy enough for a …