Quick & Easy Meals

What’s for Dinner?

What's for Dinner? What do you make that is quick and easy, and you almost always have all of the necessary ingredients on hand or that incorporates leftovers to avoid food waste. Kind of like a Pantry Challenge, but you can use items out of the fridge and freezer, too.

Meal-Prep · Freezer cooking · Casserole Dishes

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

There is nothing as comforting as good ol' fashioned foods. Those hearty dishes that stick to the ribs. Pot pie is one of those dishes. It's simple enough to double the recipe to put one in the freezer, and easy enough to make several on a meal-prep day. I shared a recipe for Easy Crescent-topped… Continue reading Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Quick & Easy Meals

30 Minute Skillet Chicken Cacciatore

Easy 30 minute recipe from start to finish. Serve with rice or buttered egg noodles and a crusty bread for a wonderful Italian-style meal!

Kitchen Tips & Ideas

Life without a Microwave

A few weeks ago, we started noticing that our microwave wasn't working very well. At first I thought it might have been operator error, because we had a lot on our minds and possibly not thinking clearly, so maybe we weren't programming it right. It seemed like everything was starting to take twice as long as it should have taken.

Quick & Easy Meals

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash is one of my all-time favorite vegetables! Years ago, I read it could be substituted for pasta, and that it tasted just like spaghetti noodles. It doesn't. It is so much better! It kind of looks like spaghetti, but it's not going to fool anyone with either the looks or the texture. Boy,… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash