Beef Stroganoff (Russian Style)

When it’s cold and dreary outside I seem to think of beef, and this Russian style Beef Stroganoff is a recipe that I have loved for a long time. It has more than enough ¬†creamy sauce to cover the noodles and the flavor is right on! I always hope there is enough left over for my lunch the next day. The recipe is easy to double and quick to make.

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One Pan Pineapple Chicken

Quick dinners, that are bursting with flavor, are something we all need. Only when I’m forced into eating quick on the road, do I opt for fast food and then I feel guilty. I prefer to make my own fast food and that is what this post is all about. I like to know I’m eating good, healthy food.

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Chicken and Noodles Casserole ~ Pure Comfort Food!

When the first snowflakes fall and the wind starts to blow, I get a huge craving for comfort food. I had a big package of chicken thighs in the refrigerator (I think I had chicken and noodles on my mind already) so I grabbed them and I was on my way, turning them into this casserole.
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Pork Carnitas Burritos

This is the kind of recipe that just happens. I had made one of our favorite dinners, braised pork shoulder roast with all the usual trimmings, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce (I always have applesauce with pork) , it’s one of the favorite dinners at this house. ¬†This time I had extra pork, it was falling apart tender and I needed to do something with it. I was also in the mood for Mexican and thought about the many recipes for pork carnitas I’d seen. With my pork already cooked, I was already half way there. I just needed to get the pork seasoned right and also decided to use the seasoned meat for burritos.

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Herb Roasted Chicken Breasts

Sage, rosemary and thyme are an unbeatable combination of flavors. I used chicken breasts with the skin and bones for this recipe. There’s a reason, I wanted the skin to hold my herbs and garlic in place and I wanted the chicken drippings to make a fantastic sauce. I also sliced a lemon and laid the slices on the breasts.

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Cabbage Rolls

When the weather cools and the leaves are beginning to turn, I always make a big batch of cabbage rolls.The other day, I was gifted with a huge head of homegrown cabbage and I knew immediately what I would make with it. I love to freeze the extras and know that they will taste wonderful on a cold night when I pull them out of the freezer.

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Pork Penne Skillet

I had a pound of ground pork, calling to me from the refrigerator. I bought it with the intention of making a meatloaf. The days have been cooler and it seemed like a good idea, at the time. But….I didn’t feel like meatloaf! Nope, I just wasn’t feeling it!
Maybe it was the homegrown tomatoes sitting on the kitchen counter that got my attention and made the desire for a pasta dish hit me. They were perfectly ripe and I knew the flavor was wonderful, so my little pound of ground pork became the basis for this pasta skillet.

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