Let’s Talk Turkey (Leftovers)

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to start talking about Turkey, and all the other things that go with Thanksgiving. So today, I’m sharing with you a great way to use some of your Thanksgiving leftovers. Remember my recipe … Continue reading

Crockpot Cheese Tortellini

I originally found this recipe in the 2011 Taste of Home Summer Slow Cooker publication, and love it. Ingredients: 1/2 lb Italian sausage 1/2 lb lean ground beef 1 jar marinara sauce 1 can (14.5 oz) Italian diced tomatoes 1 … Continue reading

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

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This is the recipe for Chicken Pot Pie that my mother-in-law makes.  It’s based on the Betty Crocker recipe, with a few variations.  The crust I use for this is her mom’s. Filling Ingredients: 3 cups cooked chicken pieces ( … Continue reading

Mini Meat Loaves

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This mini-meat loaves recipe comes from South Knox High School’s home ec teacher, Mrs. Dobbins.  Matt brought the recipe home after he got to sample some of the meat loaves that the students made in class. Ingredients: 1 egg 1 … Continue reading

Crispy Herb Fried Chicken

herb fried chicken

This is another great recipe that was advertised in the Nov. 1979 Cuisine.  I’ve been thinking about attempting to fry my own chicken for a while now, and this recipe might just get me there. Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/4 … Continue reading

Zucchini Cakes

zucchini-cakes

This recipe for zucchini cakes is super good.  It comes from my KitchenAid Recipe Collection – though there’s not a thing in this recipe that really requires a mixer.  At my house this recipe is super great this time of … Continue reading

Spice-Rubbed London Broil

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This lean flank steak gets an Indonesian flair with a coating of brown sugar and spices. Ingredients: 1 /12 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 1/2 teaspoons … Continue reading

Marinated Pork Chops

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Ingredients: Pork Chops Italian Dressing Instructions: Put pork chops into zip-loc bag.  Add enough dressing to cover. Refrigerate 6 hours, or overnight, turning occasionally. Grill. *Throw out unused marinade because of raw pork exposure.

Maple Glazed Chicken

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This recipe for Maple Glazed Chicken came from the Disney Family Cookbook.  It’s one of my favorite ways to have chicken, assuming I get the chicken cooked thoroughly.  That seems to be my biggest problem.  I guess I really should … Continue reading