Pork Chops with Sweet Onion Jam

I didn’t take photos while I was preparing this dish because, frankly, I didn’t think it was going to be tasty enough to be post-worthy. Golly I was wrong! This was so flavorful that it’s going in my notebook of favorite recipes. I served it with a salad of mixed baby greens and parmesan cousContinue reading “Pork Chops with Sweet Onion Jam”

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Chicken Piccata, Angel Hair Pasta and Asparagus with Parmesan

Chicken Piccata is one of my favorite things to eat and the addition of this asparagus recipe as a side take the whole meal to a different level. (I typically serve sliced tomatoes with a balsamic drizzle.) This meal was light, scrumptious and so easy to make. The key is prepping everything ahead of timeContinue reading “Chicken Piccata, Angel Hair Pasta and Asparagus with Parmesan”

Ham and Noodle Casserole with Chive and Parmesan Biscuits

For a simple, weeknight (or any night), easy to prepare dinner, this recipe hits the spot. I added sliced grape tomatoes tossed with balsamic glaze to add a little acid to offset the pasta and biscuit. Recipes Ham and Noodle Casserole Ingredients:4 cups uncooked egg noodles2 cups deli ham1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 cup condensedContinue reading “Ham and Noodle Casserole with Chive and Parmesan Biscuits”

Chicken and Vegetables Alfredo

This dish is so satisfying and simple to make. The Boursin cheese adds a wonderful flavor and the fresh veggies lighten it up. No side dishes are required for this tasty meal. Ingredients: 6 oz. uncooked fettuccini2/3 lb. boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, sliced on the bias into 2″Continue reading “Chicken and Vegetables Alfredo”

Start planning your Fall planting now

What? Why am I writing about Fall now? It’s Spring and our gardens are bursting with renewed life! Well, some buds and blooms and foliage won’t be around in the Fall and that’s when it’s time to plant … BULBS! Most plants grown from bulbs will not be visible above ground come Fall. Daffodils areContinue reading “Start planning your Fall planting now”

Chicken Shepherd’s Pie and Pear Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing

I prepared this dinner last night, not expecting anything great. The ingredients sounded good, but Shepherd’s Pie has been a winter recipe that I may make once a year. The one I usually make calls for ground beef and is really good, but it’s also very filling. This one tastes light and filling at theContinue reading “Chicken Shepherd’s Pie and Pear Salad with Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing”

Pork Chops with Honey Garlic Sauce and Apple-Cranberry Wheatberry Salad

This is a nice weeknight meal, simple to prepare and quite tasty. I had never heard of “wheat berries” before this recipe and they were a little hard to find in the stores, but worth the search. so be careful when hearing the sauce for the pork chops. Mine seized up a little abs wasContinue reading “Pork Chops with Honey Garlic Sauce and Apple-Cranberry Wheatberry Salad”

Asian Salmon Packets

This is a super easy, palate-pleasing, suitable for guests dish. Also, it can be prepared earlier in the day and refrigerated, making it perfect for a dinner party. Recipe Asian Salmon Packets Ingredients:4 slices sweet onion4 – 6 oz. salmon filets3 T chili sauce1 T lime juice1 T olive oil1 garlic clove, minced1 t mustardContinue reading “Asian Salmon Packets”

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw

If you’re looking for something easy and scrumptious this could be it. It is so easy to put together and tastes like it was a lot more complicated to make. I served it open face, to cut some calories, with plain potato chips on the side. Recipe: Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw –Continue reading “Slow Cooker BBQ Beef with Apple Slaw”