Best Ever Pork Chops

If you’re looking for a low-calorie or low-carb recipe for pork chops, keep moving.  This is not for you. If you’re looking for scrump-dil-i-icious, then hang with me and I’ll show you what I do. I make this dish once (or twice) a year.  The way my man works, he deserves this when it’s his birthday. I used to serve it when we had our kids’ teachers come for an end-of-the-year meal.  It was fun … Read more

Easy Chinese Stir Fry

    The dilemma of what to do with a huge amount of leftover rice was the catalyst behind this recipe. (It’s a  long story that has to do with a miscommunication of how much rice several folks were bringing to an International Food dinner at our house.  Suffice it to say that I had about eight cups of that fluffy stuff in my refrigerator.  After one chicken/rice casserole, my hubby was ready for something … Read more

Biscuit Crust Chicken Pot Pie

When I was a teenager, I got pretty frustrated with my mother and my aunts who just dumped and added things when they cooked.  How was I supposed to know how much “a little bit” of flour was?!    I remember the day I stood by my mother and measured everything for a recipe I liked.  She just added and dumped until it looked right, but since I didn’t know what “looked right” meant, I … Read more

Italian Grilled Chicken

  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 couple … Read more

Easy 1,2,3 Chicken Rice Casserole

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