Category Archives: Main course

Family Bread Stuffing

This is our favorite bread stuffing. The recipe can be easily varied. Friends make cornmeal or rice stuffing but bread stuffing still remains our favorite. The ingredients make enough stuffing for a 10 to 15 lb. turkey with the remaining … Continue reading

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Mother-in-Law’s Chicken with Cranberry Topping

This is a quick recipe for everyday but especially the holidays. You can use all chicken drumsticks (leg with thigh), thighs, or chicken breasts if you prefer. 6 chicken legs with thighs (or 6 chicken breasts or 8-10 chicken thighs) … Continue reading

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Five Spice Chicken

This recipe uses chicken thighs which we especially like because of the nice serving size and the moistness. You can make the chicken only or add the suggested vegetables to make a complete meal. This is a new favorite over … Continue reading

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Gift of Dinner (new parents, sick friends, etc.)

I have prepared and presented this dinner to many friends This meal helps take the burden off loved ones. The casserole is ample for two dinners or more depending on the number of people involved. I bring the casserole, a … Continue reading

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Chicken Marbella made easier

Chicken Marbella was published in “The Silver Palate Cookbook” years ago. It remains popular. I have modified the recipe to make it even easier. Also, this recipe serves 2-4 people instead of 10 or more. Do not be put off … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Pork Chops

A friend of ours gave us this recipe. This is her favorite way to cook pork chops. This recipe results in tasty and juicy pork chops. Four 1-inch bone-in pork rib chops 1 quart buttermilk Salt Freshly ground pepper 2 … Continue reading

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Beef Leftovers “Reinvented”

Flank steak on the grill (recipe in blog) is easy and tasty. We often have leftovers and this is one way I repurpose the leftovers. Also, if you have extra steak this recipe will work well. 1 medium leek, white … Continue reading

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