Savannah Red Rice

Budget friendly casserole for when you are out of ideas and money. An easy dish to make from rice, canned crushed tomatoes and bacon or ham. It can be served as a side dish or the main coarse. I have made this on the top of the stove when I didn’t want to wait for…

Crockpot Express Italian Roast Beef

This recipe for Italian roast beef using the Crockpot Express is very fast to prepare. It has the flavors of blended Italian herbs, garlic and wine. You will fall in love with this delicious roast. I don’t want to waste a drop of the au juice or thin gravy, so I save the left over…

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…