Bratwurst with Sauteed Peppers and Onions

Football never tasted so good. Celebrate game day with Bratwurst¬†with Sauteed Peppers and Onions. Score a touchdown with this quick and easy dish! As far as football season is concerned, I’m really just here for the food. My husband and boys, however, they love to watch a good game. And if I’m honest, I do […]

Summer Rolls

One of my favorite treats is the Vietnamese Chicken Salad Rolls at Pei Wei. They are an occasional indulgence. When I saw that Katie had made some summer rolls, I decided to try making them myself. I was amazed at how easy it was to do. And how delicious! Years ago I had seen this […]

An Easy Way to Roast Chicken At Home

Preparing a Roast Chicken at home doesn’t have to complicated or require fancy tools. Enjoy this traditional comfort food every week with this simple method. Whole Roast Chicken can be one of the most economical — and delicious — ways to serve chicken. Here in Southern California, I regularly find whole chickens on sale for […]

Chicken Smothered in Onions

For about a dozen years I subscribed to Bon Appetit magazine. It was within the pages of that publication that I learned the bulk of my newlywed food knowledge. My recipe collection is peppered with little gems that I found, tried, and have saved over the years. They are some of my husband’s and my […]

Grilled Chicken in Buttermilk Yogurt Marinade

Buttermilk and yogurt do magical things to marinades. Mix up a batch of this Grilled Chicken with Buttermilk Yogurt Marinade, full of spices and tang, and see if you’re not a believer. Over the years I’ve developed a great affection for buttermilk. Not only is it the basis for delicious Ranch dressing, but it gives […]

Baked Chicken is a Good Cheap Eat

Baked chicken is one of the simplest, but one of the most comforting of meals. It’s also pretty economical when you buy bone-in chicken pieces. Baked Chicken¬†is quite possibly my kids’ favorite way for me to cook chicken. And it is probably the absolutely easiest method of preparation. It’s simple and tasty, and definitely not […]

BBQ Pork Sandwiches

Living in Kansas City, our family developed a taste for BBQ flavors. I had never had a BBQ sandwich before we lived there. They’re simple to make and very filling. They aren’t best friends for those on healthy diets, but for once-in-awhile, they are a great treat. This recipe makes great use of the crockpot. […]

Easy Jambalaya for a Crowd

Feed the masses in style with this easy to prepare, one-pot meal of Jambalaya with Italian Sausage and Shrimp. It’s packed with flavor and composed of easy to find ingredients, no matter where you live. Ever since we were dating, my husband and I have enjoyed restaurant dining. Since he has an affinity for spicy […]