Main Dishes

Recipes for main dishes and entrees.

Sweet and spicy chicken gives your taste buds a kick.
Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Sweet Spicy Glazed Chicken Recipe

 

 Chicken is a good alternative to meat, but it can easily become boring and run-of-the-mill. This simple glaze requires only four ingredients, but the result will have your taste buds singing. It’s sweet, but not overly so, slightly spicy, and tangy for a nice change of pace. I buy leg […]

Easy Cowboy Chili with beans makes an inexpensive, filling meal.
Bean Recipes, Beef Recipes, Crockpot Recipes, Main Dishes, Soup and Stew Recipes

Easy Cowboy Chili Recipe

 

 Chili purists will argue that adding beans is a definite no-no, and I actually prefer mine sans beans. However, adding beans not only helps stretch the meat, it also adds vegetable protein and fiber to the dish. Although I’ve used kidney and pinto beans here, feel free to use your […]

Flavorful mini meatballs with mushrooms serve as an entree or appetizer.
Appetizers, Beef Recipes, Main Dishes, Mushroom Recipes, Sausage Recipes

Mini Meatballs Recipe

 

 Meatballs are not just for spaghetti, as you well know. These mini-meatballs may be served as an entree over rice, noodles, couscous, biscuits, or mashed potatoes. They also work well as a cocktail appetizer for your next party. Use any leftovers as a basis for a quick soup or stew, […]

Up the flavor of traditional bouillabaisse with Andouille sausage, corn, and potatoes
Main Dishes, Potato Recipes, Sausage Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Shrimp Recipes, Soup and Stew Recipes, Wine Recipes

Low Country Bouillabaisse Recipe

 

 Bouillabaisse is popular dish served in fine restaurants around the world. It is a hearty seafood stew filled with any variety of shellfish and fish. Low Country Boil (also known as Frogmore Stew), is a classic seafood soup from the South. Combine the two, and you have a true winner! […]

Buttermilk fried chicken is easy to make at home with these chef's secrets.
Chicken Recipes, Main Dishes

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe

 

 The Author Says: “This recipe is all about the brine, which is key when frying chicken for flavor and tenderness. The crispy golden brown outside complements the succulent meat inside.” –Grand Chef Jonathan Cartwright, Muse by Jonathan Cartwright at The Mayflower Grace, Washington, Connecticut Buttermilk Fried Chicken Recipe Brine: 2 […]

Blackcurrant wine marinade tenderizes and flavors while hare (rabbit).
Fruit Recipes, Game Recipes, Main Dishes, Wine Recipes

Hare with Blackcurrants Recipe

 

 For the hunters out there, turn hare into a gourmet feast with this savory and sweet marinade which not only tenderizes, but flavors the rabbit meat. If you do not have access to blackcurrants, try substituting huckleberries, redcurrants, boysenberries, lingonberries, or even blueberries, along with a corresponding sweet, fruity wine. […]

Nutty barley adds old-fashioned flavor to vegetable beef stew.
Beef Recipes, Main Dishes, Potato Recipes, Soup and Stew Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Wine Recipes

Barley Beef Stew Recipe

 

 This beef stew recipe is a throwback to my youth. I remember falling in love with barley as a kid. I used to pick pick those chewy little nuggets out of my canned beef vegetable soup and savor each one individually. Barley was not a popular grain in my area […]

Raspberry and cranberry pan sauce takes skillet pork loin steaks to a new level.
Fruit Recipes, Main Dishes, Pork Recipes, Wine Recipes

Pork Loin Steaks With Raspberry Cranberry Pan Sauce Recipe

 

 Boneless pork loin chops are like the top round steaks of the pig. They are quite lean and can sometimes be a little tough. A little pounding with my favorite meat mallet makes them tender. It’s the quick pan sauce that is really the icing on the cake, and easy […]