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Category: Main Entrees

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

Instead of making the usual Caprese salad by layering fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil together, I decided to try something different. I scooped out the tomato guts, sautéed them with garlic, olive oil and basil. I then removed the guts from the heat and added […]

Rösti

Rösti

I’ve been trying out more simple recipes nowadays. This one requires potatoes, salt and butter. The directions couldn’t be any simpler either; boil potatoes, peel and shred, pan fry and salt. Rösti is a Swiss potato pancake. The dish is similar to hash browns or […]

Freezable Dinners.

Freezable Dinners.

Just some ideas for freezable dinners. I’m actually halfway done with most of these recipes and will probably have enough dinners for the next 6 months, because I’m neurotic and obsessive. I listed them from the easiest recipes first, to the more complicated, to almost […]

Dry Rub Oven Baked Pork Ribs

Dry Rub Oven Baked Pork Ribs

I’ve been saving these bad boys in my freezer for the past couple months, waiting for the right moment to savor them. The time is now, since I’m needing to clear out my freezer for all my homemade freezer meals I’ll be concocting, for when […]

Calzones.

Calzones.

 Making calzones couldn’t be easier. The fillings can be versatile, just like making pizza. I stuffed mine with pepperoni, basil and mozzarella, and served it with some spicy marinara sauce. You can also make it with sausage and peppers, cauliflower and cheese, sausage and cauliflower, […]

Chinese Pineapple Chicken

Chinese Pineapple Chicken

 I call this dish Pineapple chicken. It’s similar to lemon chicken, or sweet and sour chicken sans red food coloring. Once you make it you’ll be surprised how easy it is to mimic Chinese take-out food. Except I think it tastes fresher and a bit […]

Potato and Cheese Pierogies

Potato and Cheese Pierogies

My husband, with a mouthful of potatoey goodness: “That’s a damn good pierogi!” First off, if anyone has an issue with my spelling of pierogi/pierogies, you’re always welcome to read the dictionary or encyclopedia for your entertainment instead. This post is about making delicious dumplings […]

Roast Chicken – The KISS method

Roast Chicken – The KISS method

  When something tastes really good, you wonder how much effort was put into the process of creating it. Ironically, some of the best tasting recipes are the simplest. Simple ingredients, simple preparation, simple cooking process. Roasting a chicken is easier than tying your shoes. […]