Baked Moist Chicken Breast

This recipe came off the back of a mayonnaise jar that I tried years ago. It made the best moist baked chicken breasts with a wonderful breading. It is a nice change from crunchy chicken nugget type of crust. Coating the chicken breasts with mayonnaise is the secret to this wonderfully moist baked chicken. Also…

Rotini and Sweet Italian Sausage

Easy weekday meal, that is quick even made from scratch. It only takes 30 minutes to simmer while the rotini can be cooking. It only take 15 minutes prep time. Kids love this with the flavor sausage. Just chop a few vegetables for flavoring to the sauce. I include carrots because they have a nice…

Vegetable Turkey Loaf

Simple easy meat loaf made from ground turkey, grated carrots, chopped celery and other vegetables. This can be made ahead and served either cold or warm. I think it taste better the second day after it firms up from being chilled and slices easy. I served this with a cold luncheon plate. This meat loaf…

Fried Coconut Chicken Tenders

For a special party or weeknight meal, fried coconut chicken tenders are juicy and delicious. Make your favorite dipping sauce. I just used pineapple orange marmalade with a little cayenne pepper for some heat. If making this for children you can leave the cayenne pepper out. It is simple to make. Kids love these tenders….

DIY Coating Mix for Oven Fried Chicken.

I just love this home made shake and bake. It has been many years since the little girl declared “And I helped,” on the commercial. Before there was internet, newspapers would run one day a week, a food section to feature local grocery ads. There was always a recipe column that was my favorite part….

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

When I was looking for recipes to use up 6 acorn squash, I found that my vintage cookbooks had some very interesting ways of cooking this squash. During the depression, acorn squash was used often as a shell to fill with creamed meats and fish. Or filled with ground meats and fruit. It was served…

Braised Chicken with Prunes

I follow a few people on you tube that I enjoy watching. I like to have my morning coffee with my lap top and entertain myself. There has been a commercial that shows up all the time on the you tube channels I watch. It is for a home food delivery company that sends all…

Orange Rosemary Chicken Stew

This is a very aromatic stew and it fills the house with a wonderful orange and rosemary sent while cooking. It doesn’t take long to make. It takes about 10 minutes to prep and about 30 minutes to cook. I had thawed out a package of chicken breasts to make two meals with. I posted…

Chicken Casserole with Cabbage and Pasta

Surprisingly good and hardy casserole that doesn’t look that good at the first glance at the recipe. I was looking through all my recipes and cook books looking for recipes to use up items that was lingering in my refrigerator and freezer when I found this old depression recipe. I think it came from a…

Small Family Meat Loaf

An easy meat loaf that only takes 1 pound of lean ground beef.  It only takes 1 hour and 15 minutes to bake.  It will serve four to five servings, just right for a small family.  In my case there is a enough left over for a couple of sandwiches the next day.   I…