Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Salad - Southwest Chicken Salad I

This is a highly seasoned salad that is a nice change from the typical 'taco' version. Even my kids and their friends love it!

Cheese - Bacon And Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

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Crimini mushrooms are stuffed with Cheddar cheese and bacon. This appetizer is an impressive and irresistible accompaniment to any meal.

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Soups Stews And Chili - Italian Style Chili

This is an easy to make departure from your traditional chili. This recipe calls for pepperoni, mushrooms and a jar of prepared spaghetti sauce. Every time I make this for others, I am always asked for the recipe.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Delicious Grilled Hamburgers

This is a great no-nonsense Summer recipe. Just juicy, smoky, grilled hamburgers. Serve on buns with your favorite toppings.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Side Dish - Superb Sauteed Mushrooms

Sauteed mushrooms with a hint of wine and teriyaki sauce are the perfect topper for steak and baked potatoes.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Desserts - Lemon Pie Bars

Tangy lemon filling on a buttery short bread crust. This is a really easy recipe that my mom made before the lemon bar 'rage' was on!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Meat And Poultry - Unbelievably Awesome Barbeque Chicken Pizza

Chunks of chicken coated in barbeque sauce are an irresistible topping for pizza!

Fruits And Vegetables - Kentucky Wonder Beans

Heirloom green beans simmered with bacon, garlic, salt, and pepper bring out the best of a garden favorite.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Cheese - Spinach Mushroom Quiche

Whoever invented crescent rolls, should get a medal. In this recipe they make a dandy crust, filled to the brim with a fabulous cheese, mushroom, half and half egg mixture. And a package of herb and lemon soup mix.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Seafood - Shrimp Scampi Cheesecake Appetizer

Puff pastry shells are filled with a sophisticated blend of cream cheese, Gouda cheese and shrimp sauteed with onion and garlic. Baked and garnished with whole shrimp and chopped chives, these are appetizers worthy of your most elegant gatherings.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms With Grilled Onions

Mushrooms are stuffed with blue cheese and grilled with onion slices to make a stunning side dish for any barbeque.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Soups Stews And Chili - Lentil Soup 2

Onions, garlic, carrots, celery, tomatoes, paprika and bay leaves flavor this comforting lentil soup, cooked in an aromatic broth of white wine and chicken stock. Serve with a sprinkling of parsley and Parmesan cheese.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Main Dish - Hazels Meatballs

Meatballs bake in a tangy ketchup sauce in this simple dish.

Bbq Grilling - Not Your Every Day Smoked Pork Spare Ribs

Our family's favorite. Slightly sweet and spicy with a light non-tomato based baste, that doesn't overpower the delicious falling-off the bone meat. We have also used this recipe on pork shoulders.. Devine!! BBQ sauce is never needed, but if you must, only use your favorite!

Monday, March 9, 2015

Soups Stews And Chili - Lucies Vegetarian Chili

With bulgur wheat, mushrooms, and plenty of tomatoes, you'd never know this is a meatless chili!

Seafood - Elegant Oyster Soup

Oyster soup with carrots, mushrooms, onions, celery, and artichoke hearts.

Seafood - Seared Tuna With Wasabi Butter Sauce

I've had the seared tuna in nice restaurants, but this is better than all of them. One tablespoon of wasabi sounds like a lot of heat, but somehow this cooking method mellows it to almost nothing, just leaves the flavor. Really really great.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Cheese - Garlic Cheddar Chicken

Chicken breasts dipped in garlic butter and Cheddar bread crumbs. NEVER have any leftovers!

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Friday, March 6, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Breakfast And Brunch - Cranberry Orange Power Smoothie

This is a refreshing and healthy protein smoothie made with fresh oranges, bananas, strawberries, sherbet and cranberry juice. Save money by making your own fruit smoothie at home versus going to a juice place!

Appetizers And Snacks - Mango Salsa

This spicy, fruity blend of fresh ingredients will turn any dish into an exciting new favorite!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Pasta - Easy Lasagna I

Mushrooms, onions and ground beef in a ready-made pasta sauce are layered with cottage cheese, ricotta cheese and Parmesan between uncooked lasagna noodles. Sprinkle mozzarella over the top and bake. It's that simple!

Pasta - Fettuccini Alfredo With Sausage

A luscious sauce of butter, heavy cream and Locatella or Parmesan cheese is made hearty with sweet Italian sausage. Served over fettuccini noodles, this recipe makes two large or three small servings.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Bbq Grilling - Chicken Tikka Masala

This is an easy recipe for Chicken Tikka Masala - Chicken marinated in yogurt and spices and then served in a tomato cream sauce.