Macaroni Skillet

A favorite of children,  and mommies alike.  Simple, nutritious, and speedy to make.  Macaroni skillet is another, “formula” style recipe.  As long as you have the three basic ingredients; meat, pasta and liquid,  you will have a one skillet,  satisfying...

Salmon Au Gratin

You can use fresh,  but the real beauty in this recipe is what it does for frozen salmon.  I like to keep individually frozen, wild salmon in my freezer.  It is cost effective, convenient, and good for you, but let’s face it,  frozen is not as good as fresh....

BBQ Fried Chicken

I can’t imagine why anyone would want to cook fried chicken in their kitchen.  It makes such a mess on the stove.  That’s what Cast iron skillets and BBQ’s are for.  My family loves this lighter version of BBQ chicken,  and I don’t mind making...

BAKED BUTTERMILK CHICKEN

BUTTERMILK BAKED CHICKEN Buttermilk works well as a meat tenderizer.  The longer the meat marinates the better,  but even if it is just for 20 minutes it is delicious.  Great as a  family weeknight dinner,  or, perfect on your Brunch table if your expecting a crowd. ...

APPLE STUFFED PORK CHOPS

Apple stuffed pork chops A perfect solution for leftover stuffing.  Just add 3 golden delicious apples for every two cups of stuffing.  This is enough for 5 large three inch thick chops. Make a slit with a sharp knife into a three inch thick chop, creating a pocket....

Asian style seafood and cabbage salad

 Asian style seafood and cabbage salad Light, refreshing, and delicious, this Asian-style seafood and cabbage salad is ideal for a satisfying, light summer lunch or dinner.  The best part: “up -cycle”– that is fancy for leftovers — delectable...