Cauliflower Cheese Bacon Chowder
A bag of riced cauliflower is transformed into a delicious, healthy bowl of steamy chowder. Just like baked potato soup without the potatoes. Treat yourself to a bowl garnished with shredded cheese, a dollop of sour cream, and crispy bacon bits.
Cheesy Enchiladas in Mole
Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and I wanted to share this fabulous recipe for Cheesy Enchiladas in Mole. This is Jeff Mauro's recipe, Ultimate Cheesy Enchiladas, from the Food Network with just a couple of changes. The sauce is not a true Mexican mole,...
One-Pot Chicken Pad Thai
I am a noodle fanatic. I love all types. And if you take a look around my blog, you'll find several noodle recipes. I prefer noodles to rice with Asian dishes. There's something so satisfying about every saucy bite. Richard bought me a pasta attachment for my mixer a...
Shirley’s Ground Beef Pot Pie
My mother, Shirley, was a pie master. She could mix up crust for a double-crust pie in a matter of seconds. It was always the same recipe: 2 cups all-purpose flour mixed with 1 teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar (sugar if she was making a sweet pie); 2/3 cup Crisco; and 3-4 tablespoons ice-cold water. Her’s was always perfect. Perfectly flavored, perfectly crimped, and perfectly browned. Mom didn’t make savory pies often, but this recipe was one of our favorites.
Mimi’s Fried Chicken Wings and Deep Frying Tips
Richard and I love chicken wings. I mean, who doesn’t? Hot, crispy, juicy and slathered in your favorite hot sauce or dipped in any variety of dressings and sauces on-the-side, chicken wings are the perfect finger food. And Mimi’s Fried Chicken Wings deliver just that!
Dreaming of a Spring Flower Garden
It's still not time to begin planting here in central Indiana. Our official frost-free date is May 15. For the last month adhering to the COVID-19 stay-in-place orders, I've had plenty of time to search garden/nursery websites to select exactly what I'd like to plant...
Grilled Steak with Creamy, Cheesy Pasta,Tomatoes & Mushrooms
This dish is inspired by The Pioneer Woman’s Steakhouse Pasta. It’s filled with flavor from tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach and a creamy, cheesy sauce perfect for pasta. Delicious and so satisfying!
Mimi’s One-Skillet Chicken, Rice, Broccoli, and Cheesy Casserole
This is such an easy, quick and economical meal! In 30 minutes, you’ll have dinner on the table – no kidding. Mimi’s One-Skillet Chicken, Rice, Broccoli, and Cheesy Casserole is flavorful and satisfying.
Old Fashioned Beef Cube Steak with Tomato Gravy
Old Fashioned Cube Steak with Tomato Gravy is an old-timey dish inspired by Mom’s roast beef recipe minus the soup. I’m also paying homage to my Midwestern roots where hearty meals are a staple. A family favorite served with lots of mashed potatoes.
Hearty & Healthy Split Pea Soup with Ham and Cornbread Croutons
Mimi’s Split Pea Soup with Cornbread Croutons is an old-timey and satisfying bowl of steamy comfort. This recipe is a good way to use up leftover ham. Add chunks of russet and sweet potatoes and top off the bowl with crunchy cornbread croutons for a filling wintry meal.
Mimi’s Minis – Lemon Cheesecakes
Want a quick and easy dessert? Mimi’s Mini Lemon Cheesecakes are a perfect sweet bite that I whipped these up in no time for a Christmas open house last week. All store-bought ingredients and these tasty mini’s were ready in 30 minutes.
2019 Thanksgiving Revisited
Our family enjoyed a fabulous Thanksgiving meal this year! As promised in my earlier post, I wanted to revisit our menu selections and one last-minute dessert change. And then there’s our story about the turkey . . . everyone has a turkey story, right??