Wienerschnitzel (Veal Cutlets)

Thinly cut breaded and crispy fried veal cutlets that is part of Austrian and German cuisine. It is easy to make and if veal is not available other thinly cut meats can be used such as pork and chicken.  The meat is cut thin and pounded to make it thinner.  It is then dredged in…

Stuffed Manicotti (Make it Ahead)

Cooking for a small household can be a challenge especially when there is only one or two.  Recipes are usually family or party size when it comes to dishes like manicotti.  I bought a box of manicotti shells that called out to me at the grocery during a pasta sale. It was a 2 for…

Easy Egg Rolls and Chicken Lo Mein

Egg rolls are easy to make and not expensive.  Just takes premade wrappers, ground meat, shredded cabbage, shredded carrot, chopped green onion, ginger, soy sauce and frying oil.  Pair it up with a quick chicken lo mein stir fry for a satisfying Asian meal.      

Sauerkraut Balls

Snack that goes perfect with beer and sports.  Deep fried sauerkraut balls made from sauerkraut, pork sausage, cream cheese and bread crumbs.  Drain the sauerkraut and brown the pork sausage and then add bread crumbs with cream cheese to hand mix.  When mixture holds together when squeezed you can form golf ball size balls.  What…

Chicken Chowder (Cooking for Two)

Fast and easy made from left over chicken and can of condensed cream of potato soup.  You add chopped celery, carrots, potato, onion, corn and milk.  Finish off with a sprinkle of dill weed and soup crackers.  Wonderful hearty meal anytime of the year.  This is a recipe that you can make your own with…

Pork with Savory Apple Stuffing

Unstuffed pork chops casserole using regular cut pork chops.  The apple stuffing is made from a stuffing mix or make your own.  Layer the chops on top of the stuffing and top with sweet and sour sauce.  Makes and easy week night meal for a family or just for two. We like stuffed pork chops…

Corn Beef Hash with Eggs

Wonderful breakfast made from left over corn beef, potatoes and carrots.  Chopped into bite size pieces and sautéed with chopped onion and sweet peppers.  When potatoes are just about brown add eggs on top.  Leftovers from New England boiled dinner can be utilized for this dish. Chopped corn beef, potatoes and carrots left over from…

Lasagna Roll Ups (Cooking For Two)

Lasagna for two recipe but made with the noodles rolled up into servings.  The roll ups is full of Italian flavor of ground meat, cheese and tomato sauce. Just perfect for a dinner for one or two people.  You can double this recipe to make more servings.  Just multiply the basic recipe to as many…

Crockpot Express Beef Pot Roast

For Christmas I was given a automatic pressure cooker. It was a Crockpot Express and is very easy to use. It takes the time out of preparing meals.  I prepared my first pot roast in my new pressure cooker.  It turned out wonderful.  I partially cooked the roast first and then add the vegetables to…

Senate Bean Soup (How to Can)

It is nice to have jars of bean soup on hand for a quick meal.  A quart jar will make 4 servings when you add cooked potatoes and thicken with instant potatoes. Season to taste and serve with broccoli cheese cornbread. I have a Carey Pressure Cooker.  It is an 8 quart automatic pressure cooker…