PC Chicken & Rice

Ninja πŸ₯· foodi Chicken & Rice – adapted from Simply Recipes ; I used chicken breasts πŸ” & served with a fresh salad πŸ₯— Really GOOD πŸ˜‹ INGREDIENTS For the sauce: β€’ 1/4 cup dry sherry β€’ 3/4 cup chicken broth β€’ 1/2 cup sour cream β€’ 1/4 cup heavy cream β€’ 1 1/2 teaspoonsContinue reading “PC Chicken & Rice”

Bagels with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese & Capers

Bagels with Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese & Capers Good with smoked salmon or lox πŸ‘‰ link . Making these at home is not only frugal, but customizable too πŸ˜‹ βœ‹ no paper plate police‼️ πŸ₯―πŸ§€πŸŸ and red onion πŸ§…

Fried Bologna Sandwiches

Been living high & mighty this week πŸ˜† J/K – old school… – from the anti-foodie, not that this requires a recipe, but memories (a sense of humor) & even though fried bologna/fried bologna sandwiches are an ongoing generational thing here…I’m surprised at all the different ideas online for using it πŸ˜‰β€΅οΈ https://www.antifoodie.com/fried-bologna-sandwich-recipe/#comment-292999 You canContinue reading “Fried Bologna Sandwiches”

Franks and Beans

Old Fashioned Franks and Beans But quick & easy way…aka canned beans. 🀭 πŸ˜‹ So you can use your favorite canned beans, or the least expensive (since this adds flavor anyway), or navy beans that have soaked over night & cooked for an hour 😳 I used to do that! I still would if itContinue reading “Franks and Beans”


SMOKEY HAM, POTATO, AND CORN CHOWDER – adapted from First Home Love Life I stuck to a recipe closer than usual‼️ woo-hoo! πŸ˜† but I did use Yukon gold potatoes. Anyway, I stuck to it because it’s my first time making this. Now (and after reading more recipes), I’m comfortable enough to make it withoutContinue reading “HAM, POTATO, AND CORN CHOWDER”

Slow Cooker Beef for Burritos

Smothered Beef Burritos 🌯 aka Wet Burritos And a few NOT smothered/wet πŸ˜‰ that sauce was HOT…spicy 🌢 I cooked the beef in slow cooker, for the first time πŸ˜‰ I’ve always made it in cast iron Dutch oven. Plus…I added enchilada sauce to slow cooker; I had homemade in my freezer, but canned wouldContinue reading “Slow Cooker Beef for Burritos”

Orange Marmalade Chicken Breasts with Vegetables

Season both sides of chicken breasts well, drizzle with evoo and place on parchment or foil covered baking sheet. For vegetables I went with cauliflower, green beans and carrots πŸ₯•; although I cooked the green beans on stove for a minute in boiling water, seasoned and added them at end. I cut the carrots veryContinue reading “Orange Marmalade Chicken Breasts with Vegetables”

Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers We love these πŸ₯° I’ve been making them too long to measure, etc., so I’m sharing a version I found that’s the way I make them; minus the tops; I don’t do that πŸ˜‰ ALSO, I use homemade or stewed tomatoes (tomato sauce, if I have it), not a marinara. And I onlyContinue reading “Stuffed Peppers”

Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

– recipe from allrecipes https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/7622/old-fashioned-pineapple-upside-down-cake/ Ingredients 4 eggs Β½ cup butter 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1 (20 ounce) can sliced pineapple 10 maraschino cherries, halved 1 cup sifted cake flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ΒΌ teaspoon salt 1 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon butter, melted 1 teaspoon almond extract Directions Step 1 PreheatContinue reading “Old Fashioned Pineapple Upside-Down Cake”


Adapted from ‡️ https://cincyshopper.com/chicken-pot-pie-casserole/ I changed a couple things; I mixed some dark thigh meat in with white meat. We don’t like potatoes in our pot pies so left that out. I didn’t use 2 cans of soup, instead I made a roux with butter, milk…added heavy cream (to desired thickness), seasonings. I used chickenContinue reading “CHICKEN POT PIE CASSEROLE”