Lamb shanks are not very tender and require slow braising. The crockpot is the perfect choice to tenderize tough meat.
Flavorful sausage meatballs in an incredibly rich mushroom gravy are perfect over rice, pasta, or couscous. Works great as an entree or appetizer.
Curry Chicken is a popular dish in the Caribbean, and this version sports a tantalizing paprika yogurt sauce to keep the chicken thighs and legs moist. Great over rice.
This mushroom pot roast version makes a fabulously rich gravy, so be sure to make some mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles to fully enjoy it.
If you love risotto but don’t have time to babysit the pot by stirring, try this delicious baked shrimp sausage risotto. This meal-in-a-pot is gourmet quality, but is quite easy to make.
Garlic Herb Sirloin Tip Roast is a great alternative to prime rib for cost-conscious families. While it is not quite as tender as prime rib, this cut of beef certainly makes up for it in richer flavor. This easy roasting method does the best job of cooking the roast to the perfect medium-rare doneness without turning the roast into shoe leather.
Chicken, Sausage, and Black Olives makes a deliciously different main dish to shake up your humdrum dinner routine. It may seem like a strange combination, but this is so good! The dish is further enhanced with garlic, sweet bell peppers, sweet onion, mushrooms, and just a hint of licorice flavor from tarragon. Serve over rice for a hearty and tasty meal. Did I mention it is fast and easy to make? It is!
Scampi-Style Chicken is a poultry version of the crowd-pleaser, shrimp scampi. Scampi is normally a shrimp dish, but as with many dishes these days, cooks are stretching the meaning. Chicken takes the place of shrimp in this flavorful scampi-style entree. It is a less expensive option for families, and it works quite well with pasta. This goes together fast!