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 […]
Spinach and roasted red peppers in a cheesy wine sauce gives a Mediterranean flair to this quick and easy Tuscan chicken dish. Best of all, once you prep your ingredients, you can have this meal on the table in about 30 minutes.
Who doesn’t love apples? These easy apple tarts begin with versatile store-bought puff pastry, which is readily available in the refrigerated section of most markets. Fast and easy to make.
There are so many variations on tortellini soup. It just goes to show you that you pretty much can’t go wrong with it. It’s basically a vegetable soup (minestrone, if you will) built around the Italian cheese-filled pasta pouches known as tortellini. This version adds beans and fresh baby spinach. Served with a nice homemade bread or garlic toast, it’s hearty enough to make a meal out of.
Who doesn’t love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate? It’s no wonder that peanut butter cups are at the top of the majority of candy wish lists. Peanut butter cookies are a fond childhood memory, and chocolate brownies are a girl’s best friend. Roll all three into a cookie bar, and it’s heaven in your mouth.
Pina Colada Chicken is the result of a request from a friend who absolutely adores the tropical cocktail of the same name. Rum, pineapple, and coconut milk are the main ingredients in a pina colada cocktail, and they make a fabulous flavor combo for chicken. Don’t expect to get tipsy […]
Fruit Croissant Bread Pudding is a variation of an old-fashioned dessert that still rings true. As you may have surmised, this version uses rich croissants instead of bread. Fresh or frozen mixed fruit works beautifully, so you can make this year-round and not depend upon the season. Put it together the night before, if you wish, and bake the next day.