I could never understand those who turned up their noses at casseroles. I love them! It’s the easiest way to get your protein, vegetables, and starches all in one dish with little fuss. This chicken mushroom rice casserole uses an easy homemade sauce, so no cream-or-anything soups that are loaded […]
Recipes for main dishes and entrees.
I love French onion soup! Although it’s really not that difficult to make at home, most of us don’t make the effort. Meatloaf is also one of my favorite comfort foods, so why not combine them? The resulting French onion meatloaf, loaded with three different onion ingredients, is brimming with flavor and may well become your go-to recipe.
Thin slices of otherwise bland chicken breasts are stuffed with spinach and cheese, then wrapped with buttery, flaky crescent dough. They couldn’t be easier to make and bake up in less than 30 minutes for an entree that is sure to please even the finest guest.
Apricot salsa salmon is a real treat. The glaze is made with two simple ingredients: apricot jam and salsa verde (store-bought or homemade with the included recipe below). It may sound like an odd combination, but it works!
Yes, Virginia, you can make a frittata in your crockpot. Surprise! This healthy, colorful spinach frittata gets an extra punch of flavor from basil, fresh tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese. It is perfect for those hot summer days when you don’t want to heat up the kitchen. This is a great […]
Looking for a totally different side dish? Pattypan squash peach salad is the one to try. The author calls it a “salad,” but since it is served warm, most people will serve this as a side or even a main dish. The sweetness of the peaches perfectly complements the veggies, […]
Parmesan pork chops made in the oven will make you rethink that popular boxed coating mix. That shake and bake box mix was quite popular in the latter half of the 20th century. Nowadays, we are much more cognizant of the unsavory, often unpronounceable, ingredients in those box mixes. It’s so easy to make it homemade with everyday pantry staples found in most kitchens.
We seem to be obsessed with mini-foods these days, and sliders are, of course, mini-burgers. Unlike most salmon burger recipes, this one begins with fresh salmon, rather than canned. The result is salmon sliders that are more moist than the norm, with a much fresher flavor. Once combined, the salmon […]