Recent Recipes

Old-Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes

Old-Fashioned Candied Sweet Potatoes

This is the way my mother served sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving and Christmas before she discovered the well known Sweet Potato Souffle recipe. As much as I love the souffle recipe, I still love these potatoes in this wonderful syrup. Hope you enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 4 

TUNA NOODLE CASSEROLE WITH CREAM CHEESE

TUNA NOODLE CASSEROLE WITH CREAM CHEESE

INGREDIENTS: 1 can(s)mushroom pieces 2 clove garlic, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium green pepper, diced 1, 12 oz. pk gegg noodles, no-yolk variety (i use large) 1/4 c butter 1/4 c all purpose flour 2 1/2 c milk 1 pkg 8 oz. cream cheese 2 can(s)tuna, packed in water (6.5 

Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff

INGREDIENTS: 1 pound wide egg noodles 3 tablespoons butter, divided 1 small white onion, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound baby bella mushrooms* 1/2 cup dry white wine 1.5 cups vegetable stock 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 1/2 tablespoons flour 3 small sprigs of fresh thyme (or 1/4 teaspoon dried 

Avocado-Shrimp Salad

Avocado-Shrimp Salad

SERVES: 4 SALADS INGREDIENTS: 1 pound medium Pan-Seared Citrus Shrimp (31/40) 8 cups greens such as arugula, spinach, or spring mix Fruity or lemon-flavored extra virgin olive oil Juice of ½ lemon or ½ orange 1 avocado, sliced or diced 1 shallot, minced 4 ounces toasted 

CROCK POT ROTISSERIE STYLE CHICKEN

CROCK POT ROTISSERIE STYLE CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS:  5lb whole chicken seasonings of choice, I used paprika for color and a Chicago style seasoning blend (I also add some extra salt and cracked black pepper) DIRECTIONS: Rinse the chicken, discarding insides, and pat dry. Season heavily inside and out. Crush 4 sheets 

PORK CHOPS STUFFED WITH SMOKED GOUDA AND BACON

PORK CHOPS STUFFED WITH SMOKED GOUDA AND BACON

Easy and elegant enough for the in-laws. Be sure, when filling the chops, not to stuff it too full, or the meat will be done cooking before the cheese has had a chance to melt. Prep: 15 mins | Cook: 20 mins | Total: 35 

Oven Roasted Parmesan Corn on the Cob

Oven Roasted Parmesan Corn on the Cob

“This is a great side!” Ingredients: 5 ears corn, husks and silk removed 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). 

ONE-SKILLET BALSAMIC CHICKEN AND VEGETABLES

ONE-SKILLET BALSAMIC CHICKEN AND VEGETABLES

The recipe is easy, ready in 15 minutes, healthy, and made in one skillet. The chicken is juicy and moist while the vegetables are perfectly crisp-tender. INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon light brown sugar, packed 1 tablespoons olive oil for sauce + 

BEST POTATO PANCAKES EVER

BEST POTATO PANCAKES EVER

INGREDIENTS: 2 1/4 cups coarsely shredded peeled potatoes 1/2 cup sliced green onions 1/3 cup flour 1 egg 1/2 tsp. salt Pinch of pepper DIRECTIONS: Combine all ingredients. Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in a hot skillet. Pour batter (1/4 cup at a time) into the 

EASY No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

EASY No Bake Chocolate Oat Bars

Easy No-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars: Makes 16 to 20 bars | Prep Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes Ingredients 1 cup butter ½ cup brown sugar, packed 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 cups rolled oats ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon