Tag Archives: Main Dish

Quick Chicken and Veggie Dinner With Farro

Chicken. What can I say? It can be a bit boring, yet is a steady performer, and always in our freezer “just in case”. But this one? Not boring, that’s for sure. Here’s how we roll: Cut 2 chicken breasts in … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops and A Dear Friend

What a treat for us! Our good friend, Eddie, was in town visiting and came by for Sunday Supper. Any reason to cook, is reason enough for me, right?!? Since our friends, Eddie and Kimberly, moved to New York with their cute … Continue reading

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Garlicky Goodness – and Good For You!

Thursday night was one of those nights…what to make for dinner? How to make said dinner, so that the fridge was cleaned out of all of those items that were leftover, partially used, and/or ready to toss in a few … Continue reading

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Chili Mac – Comfort Food To The Max!

Comfort food takes on a new meaning with this recipe for Chili Mac from the March issue of Cooking Light magazine. Usually, ground turkey is a “non event”……you know what I mean – not a lot of taste, and kinda … Continue reading

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When Life Stinks, Why Do We Feel The Need To Cook?

Yesterday, a dear friend of ours underwent surgery and all I could think to do was cook for her family. I’m not sure if this is just a “Southern” thing we learn at an early age, or if the need … Continue reading

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More Fun Cooking For Friends

Imagine, for a moment, the smell of black bean and cheese enchiladas wafting through your kitchen – smothered with a freshly made, subtly spicy ranchero sauce. Topped with hot, melted cheese, you have to resist as they are pulled from the oven, … Continue reading

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Don’t Fear The Tofu!!

When tofu is mentioned, some people just give me an “it is icky” kinda look…scrunch up their nose…and say “but it has no taste”. People – You Know Who You Are!  This recipe is ideal for All Of You. It … Continue reading

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Post Concert Dinner

After a spectacular Friday night of jazz, listening to Fourplay and then Chris Botti, we decided the ideal way to complete our special evening was to stroll over to The Summit restaurant for a late night dinner. For your viewing … Continue reading

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Garden Tomato and Basil Pesto Pizza…SO Easy….

Red Wine – Heart Healthy in Moderation We were excited to learn about the Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club bloggers from our new friend at The Whistlestop Cafe blog, as their February theme is all about RED -in honor of Heart Health … Continue reading

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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Feta Cheese, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Spinach, and Mushrooms

Our friends, Rick and Karen, joined us last weekend for a Kitchen Inventions dinner – we really enjoy experimenting with these friends, ’cause we’ve known them forever. That means, they will tell us if the dinner is “Yuck” or if … Continue reading

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