Sunday Dinner Creamy Chicken Sandwiches

This is so easy I hesitate to call it a recipe – dump, stir, heat. Almost criminal that something this easy is so good. Continue reading Sunday Dinner Creamy Chicken Sandwiches

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Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Salsa Fresco and Honey Lemon Slaw

These are, hands down, the best fish tacos on the planet. The fish is crispy and light, the white sauce is creamy with a little heat, and the slaw and salsa just complete the experience. They are inspired by the Baja style fish tacos in southern California. This is my go to menu for having friends over on a Friday night. You can make most … Continue reading Beer Battered Fish Tacos with Salsa Fresco and Honey Lemon Slaw

Veggie and Mushroom Bourguignon

This is a meat free version of Beef Bourguignon, a.k.a. Beef Burgundy, which is a French beef stew. Even without the meat this is a savory and hearty meal. Don’t let the fancy French name fool you, this is actually an easy dish to make and even beginning cooks can master this on the first try. In France this is commonly served with noodles or … Continue reading Veggie and Mushroom Bourguignon

Instant Pot Creamy Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes

I have really enjoyed adapting recipes to my new pressure cooker. (If you don’t have one you can order the Pampered Chef quick cooker here) When you can go from frozen chicken to serving dinner in about 30 minutes it’s hard not to like. This recipe uses minimal ingredients that you hopefully already have around the house. A great option when you don’t have a lot of time, and it tastes like you spent hours making it.

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Food Court Bourbon Chicken Copycat Recipe

We live about 30 minutes from an outlet mall, so we go there more often than we should. Becca absolutely loves the bourbon chicken at the Chinese restaurant in the food court, and I have made special trips to the mall just to get the chicken! Most of the recipes out there are either attempts to copy the New Orleans original (this is really nothing like that) or some sort of barbecue type sauce. After much tinkering, trial and error I finally came up with a recipe that is nearly identical (close enough) to what is served at the food court.

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Stress Free Italian Inspired Dinner Party

I am not Martha Stewart, and if you are reading this I’m guessing neither are you (Martha, if it is you, I love what you do but I don’t have the time, energy or budget to be you). For those of us lesser humans, the thought of throwing a dinner party can be stressful. I want a casual evening surrounded by great friends, good food … Continue reading Stress Free Italian Inspired Dinner Party

Slow Cooker Manicotti

If you are looking for a “set it and forget it” meal that will deliver serious flavor with minimal effort, look no further. I created this recipe as part of the Italian dinner party collection of recipes, but it certainly can stand on its own. If you want to try some pasta that is a little more complex than spaghetti this is your recipe. The … Continue reading Slow Cooker Manicotti

Maharajah Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry

Antonio over at Seasonality Spices sent me a free sample of his Maharajah Indian Curry Blend, so I have been trying out some new curry recipes. This week it is a delicious sweet potato curry. You won’t miss the meat, I promise. As an added bonus, it gave me an excuse to use my tiny little grater for the ginger. The coconut milk and sweet … Continue reading Maharajah Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry