Recipes

Cracked Wheat Berries with Jalapeno Herb Salsa

April 14, 2014 0 Comments
Cracked Wheat Berries with Jalapeno Herb Salsa

A Tasty Side Dish That’s Also Good For You This recipe is part of the third meal we received from Blue Apron and was served with roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Roasting chicken breasts is easy but finding a delicious side dish to go with them can turn a very simple, basic meal into something spectacular […]

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Sauce Veracruz Recipe

April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Sauce Veracruz Recipe

  Veracruz Sauce Recipe for Fish, Chicken or Pork Tenderloin This is an adaptation of another meal we received from Blue Apron and our favorite of the three. You may recall the recipe I posted for 3 – Chili Beef Chili and talked about this new service (to us) called Blue Apron where you receive […]

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3 Chili Beef Chili Recipe

April 7, 2014 3 Comments
3 Chili Beef Chili Recipe

Have You Discovered Blue Apron Yet? On Saturday Fed Ex dropped off a couple of large boxes from Blue Apron, “a new concept in grocery delivery, built around incredible cooking experiences.” A friend of ours sent us their once-a-week subscription service because they were out of town and thought we would enjoy the service and […]

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Creamy Polenta Recipe

April 3, 2014 1 Comment
Creamy Polenta Recipe

The Best Polenta Recipe Recently we enjoyed dinner at our friend’s Madeline and Lou who recently moved into a new home. Madeline is a great cook and has been cooking for a large family for years before they all went to college and moved out. For this dinner party, Madeline prepared a side dish of […]

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Penne with Chicken Sausage Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

March 31, 2014 3 Comments
Penne with Chicken Sausage Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe

 Penne Pasta Recipe As Good As It Gets We prepared this penne pasta with chicken grillers (chicken sausages) my wife picked up at the Farmers Market. We went with chicken sausages because my oldest daughter gave up red meat for Lent. It’s really changed our cooking habits this month but really isn’t that big a […]

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Roasted Diced Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

March 14, 2014 0 Comments
Roasted Diced Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts Recipe

An “All-In-One” Side Dish This is one of those great side dish recipe that your entire family will love… that is if they like potatoes and Brussels sprouts. Lucky for me, my kids do.  It’s an “all-in-one” recipe that combines a starch and a vegetable that’s fun and nutritious. It couldn’t be easier to prepare. […]

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

March 12, 2014 0 Comments
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze Recipe

This Chocolate Cake Recipe Made Me Look Like a Baker As many of you know, I’m not much of a baker but I’m working on it….slowly. My daughters and wife all like to bake cookies, cakes and pies and I’m learning. We needed to bring a dessert to a friend’s house where we were having […]

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Crock Pot Pork Tenderloin and Apples Recipe

March 5, 2014 3 Comments
Crock Pot Pork Tenderloin and Apples Recipe

Talk About A Simple Pork Tenderloin Dish My wife purchased the Crock-Pot Best Loved Slow Cooker Recipes cookbook and has been trying them out on us. This week we enjoyed two recipes from the book but I think this was the better of them. What’s so great about a slow cooker is convenience. You add […]

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Cheese Fondue Recipe

February 25, 2014 0 Comments
Cheese Fondue Recipe

A Classic Cheese Fondue We typically don’t eat much fondue in our house, maybe a couple times a year but in the past few weeks I’ve enjoyed three fondue nights so I thought it must be time to do a little research and write about preparing a delicious fondue at home. One of our fondue […]

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Crock Pot Lamb Stew Recipe

February 22, 2014 4 Comments
Crock Pot Lamb Stew Recipe

How to Make the Best Crock-Pot Lamb Stew with Vegetables This recipe was adapted from our 1975 edition of the Rival Crock Pot Cooking cookbook. Not sure if it came from my wife’s mom or my mom or we found it at a book fair but it’s filled with more than “300 recipes especially for […]

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