Chicken Thighs, Noodles & Gravy

Chicken thighs, carrots, onion and celery all cooked in a broth that turns into the most delicious gravy. Pour the gravy over cooked noodles or mashed potatoes for a delicious meal. Ingredients – Plus 1# cooked noodles or mashed potatoes. Melt the butter over medium heat. Sprinkle 1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper over both sides of the thighs. […]

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Slow Cooker Turtle Stew

Last year we went to an International Food Market and I bought some Turtle Meat. I love to order Turtle Soup at our local restaurant and have eaten it for years. Turtle Meat is quite expensive at $20.00 a pound! When I bought it I didn’t know that it was Turtle Meat chunks because it was frozen. I assumed it […]

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Italian Sausage Meatballs, Penne Pasta & Broccoli

Penne pasta, Italian sausage shaped into little meatballs, cheese, garlic and broccoli all tossed with a deliciously seasoned sauce. I used hot Italian sausage but you can use mild Italian sausage or whatever is your favorite Italian sausage. Adapted from: backroadjournal.wordpress.com Ingredients Cook the penne pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1 cup of cooked pasta water for later. Drain […]

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Chicken & Noodles With Peas

Shredded chicken and noodles mixed with a creamy cheesy soup mixture, peas and seasoning. This is cooked completely on top of the stove in about 30 minutes and is very kid friendly!   Ingredients –  Plus pepper   Cook the noodles according to the package directions.   Drain thoroughly.   Return noodles to the pot.   While the noodles cook, […]

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Slow Cooker Beef & Broccoli With Rice

Made with sirloin steak, broccoli, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts and a delicious sauce cooked in the slow cooker for an easy meal that can be served with rice.   Ingredients – You could also add onions and mushrooms!   In a slow cooker add the beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil and garlic then stir until the brown […]

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Cheesy Chicken & Spaghetti Casserole

Cheesy Chicken & Spaghetti Casserole is a delicious kid & adult friendly meal. This can be eaten immediately after baking or made ahead of time, refrigerated and then baked.   Ingredients I only used 3 cans of soup. You also can add 1 onion.   Break the spaghetti into 2” pieces and cook according to the package directions.   Drain […]

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Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Pasta Casserole

Pasta, broccoli and ham mixed in a delicious cheese sauce then topped with crushed Ritz crackers that have been mixed with butter and baked in the oven. Adapted from: http://www.awickedwhisk.com   Ingredients for casserole.   Ingredients for topping.   Pour the melted butter over the crushed crackers.   Using your fingers or a fork, mix the butter into the cracker […]

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Chorizo Vegetable Soup

The best tasting spicy hot, hearty and delicious Chorizo Vegetable Soup I have ever made!!!! Very easy and quick to make with more than enough for a family or in my case plenty of leftovers too. This tasted SO good!   Ingredients – plus olive oil   In a large pot add the olive oil and chorizo over medium heat […]

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