Easy 1,2,3 Chicken Rice Casserole

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Chicken Rice Casserole This easy chicken rice dish is quite versatile. While it calls for three kinds of soup, you can mix and match whatever you like. If your family is into mushrooms, add golden mushroom soup for one of your canned soups. If you prefer to steer away from cream of celery, just use a different soup instead. I’ve used chicken leg quarters, chicken thighs, and chicken breasts for this chicken rice dish. You … Read more

Graham Cracker Pudding

Prenuptial agreement Graham Cracker Pudding takes me back to my childhood when picnics and church potluck dinners had every imaginable dessert – including this dish – from which to choose. Dave and I had only one prenuptial agreement, and that was about graham crackers. You see, I grew up on Honey Maid graham crackers, and it’s the only brand I eat – if I can help it. A few months before we were married, we were … Read more

Thimble Cookies

Kid-favorite cookies These thimble cookies are a favorite for kids to help make and to eat!  Actually, adults like them as much as the children do. Ever since I can remember, we’ve been making these cookies. They’re called “thimble” because you put a dent about the size of a thimble in the middle of a round ball of dough. To make that dent, you push a thimble into the dough ball or use your finger. … Read more

Italian Grilled Chicken

It’s easy. This Italian grilled chicken is one of our favorite grilled dishes.  We’ve served it to a lot of folks on our deck during the summer – up to thirty folks at a time. Marinate the chicken all day, allowing it to thaw. I use a Tupperware container that has a deep lid and a deep bottom.   I just flip the container, which makes to let the dressing seep through. Turn it every … Read more

Creamed Eggs on Toast

Family Favorite For most of my family, this creamed eggs on toast dish is a favorite.  The first time I made it for Dave was on our honeymoon (35 years, folk!). He had never had this dish before, and I was delighted that it was a hit. There are many versions that can be made using this basic white sauce (roux) recipe. It can be used to make a cheese sauce (add cheddar cheese and … Read more