Chicken Piccata

Two thousand one hundred posts in nine years. When I looked at that number it seemed impossible that I had written that many. But, it seems right. There were only a few hundred posts in the first few years but the last few years it has been fairly consistent, as long as life co-operated. I…

Balsamic Crispy Chicken Flatbread

We are needing simple go to meals right now as we are preparing for lots of upcoming events in our lives. All good, but just super busy. To try and keep up from eating out so much I am using items we have on hand at home or things I can easily pick-up at our…

Bacon Chicken Bites

Graduation, Senior Car Parade, and Baccalaureate are all this week. We are so close to being done. As much as I don’t want it to all end we are all now ready for this. It seems to drag on for weeks and gets so tiring. We even decided to do our son’s graduation party in…

Cheesy Chicken and Stuffing Casserole

With all the end of the year stuff happening at school we are trying to keep dinners simple yet comforting. We are all craving cheesy, creamy dishes. This super simple dish comes together easily, you don’t even have to cook the chicken first! How easy is that! Verdict: I think this is the first dish…

5 Old-Fashioned Comfort Dinners

Most of our favorite comfort meals are from the 1960s-1970s era. Casseroles and slow cooker meals are first in our mind when we are looking for comforting meals. Sloppy Joe with cornbread or creamy tortellini? They are here. Ham and Cheese Tortellini (click for link to recipe) A semi-homemade dinner can help get dinner on…

5 Bar Foods to Make at Home

Some nights we just crave bar food, You know those loaded fries, onion rings, Buffalo wings, etc…. These are a few of our favorite bar foods to make at home plus a delicious dessert to end the night! Greek Totchos (click for link to recipe) I have been thinking about this recipe all weekend. We…

Garlic Chicken Bites

We just got the final five week schedule for seniors from the school. It seems like there is at LEAST one thing each and every day for the next five weeks. It was a bit overwhelming as I put it into my calendar. I want to truly enjoy this time and was hitting a bit…

Loaded Buffalo Chicken Casserole

Verdict: My family really likes this dish. I generally make it with leftover chicken breasts from another meal or that I cook extra when I am making chicken breasts anyway. I just cube it up and save it for a dish just like this! The Ranch over the fries is one of our favorite parts….

Grilled Chicken Taco

Yes, we grill even in winter. The temperatures have moderated into the 30s with no snow and wind so it is perfect to grill. Last year’s year of grilling has slowed down and I am still trying to figure where I am headed with this year. I am thinking next year will be the year…

Pickle-Brined Fried Chicken Sandwich

I saw this recipe a week or so ago on Cooking at Clark Towers (link below) and knew my family would love it! Pickle-brined chicken is THE thing at this time in every restaurant and fast food place. Click below to see the original recipe and give it a try! Verdict: As always I encourage…

Chicken Scallopini

Can we be honest here? I am struggling with dinners. I don’t want to make them. My standbys are even too difficult to think of making. I was chatting with a friend who told me she gave her kids bowls of cereal the other night and I thought it was perfect. We had popcorn the…

Jacques Pepin Chicken with Garlic and Parsley (Persillade)

At about 2 am last night I was watching Jacques Pepin cooking videos on Facebook. I enjoy watching him because he makes it seem so easy to make meal and that is what I love. When I saw him make this dish I knew what was for dinner! Watching him make it in less than…