Spice-Rubbed London Broil

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 chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 (3 Read More …

Maple Glazed Chicken

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 follow instructions and only use fully thawed chicken (meaning defrosting the chicken in the microwave Read More …

French Dip Sandwiches

Ingredients: 3-pound fresh beef brisket (not corned beef) 1 package (1.3 oz.) dry onion soup mix 1 can (10.5 oz.) condensed beef broth 8 mini baguettes or sandwich buns Instructions: Place beef in 3 1/2 to 6 quart slow cooker. Mix dry soup mix and beef broth; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low Read More …

Jambalaya

I found this recipe in an edition of Favorite Food Brand Recipes, entitled Grama’s Sunday Suppers (from March of 2002). This has become one of my favorite recipes to make year-round. Ingredients: 1 T vegetable oil 1/2 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, but into chunks 1/2 lb hot Italian pork sausage, sliced (I often substitute smoked sausage) Read More …

Pasta and Pig Guts

While this isn’t the prettiest dish in the world, it certainly is one of the yummiest. Is that a word? Yummiest? If it wasn’t it is now. If you want to dress up your version of the dish and make it a bit prettier, you can sprinkle extra mozzarella on top before you finish the Read More …

Bubble-Up Pizza

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs. groud beef 1 (15 oz.) can spagetti sauce 2 (12 oz.) tubes refrigerated buttermilk biscuits 1 1.2 cups shredded cheese Directions: Brown beef, drain and stir in pizza sauce. Quarter biscuits into 9×13-inch baking dish Top with beef mixture. Bake uncovered at 400 F for 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and Read More …

Maple Glazed Chicken

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 follow instructions and only use fully thawed chicken (meaning defrosting the chicken in the microwave Read More …

Meat Kabobs

It’s summer, and summer is time for grilling…. Mostly because using the oven heats up my kitchen, and increases the cost of the A/C. I’m not a big fan of crunchy veggies, so instead of adding veggies to my kabobs, the ones I make are strictly meat.  I start with cubed roast (stew meat) and Read More …