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Category: Main Dish

Frogmore Stew

Frogmore Stew? Frogmore stew brings back some wonderful memories for me. Days at my sisters house, either after a day on the boat or maybe just hanging around the pool. Donna would get this twinkle in her eye and say, “Let’s make some frogmore stew.” For…

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms. Crab and Mushrooms on a bed of greens. This sounds like the perfect dinner. And trust me it is! As a bonus, it only takes minutes from start to table to make crab stuffed mushrooms.   What To Do With All Those Mushrooms! I’ve been talking…

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Pork Chops With Apples and Onions! There is something about pork, apples and onions that just go so well together. The lightly sweet and the savory compliment each other. The apples cooking deep into the pork makes the meat so juicy. In cooking, some things go together, and some don…

Caesar Salad Soup

Caesar Salad Soup? I love Caesar salad. Crisp and green and fresh tasting. But what if it’s cold and you are just craving the silky smooth warming of a soup? Well turn that salad into a soup! Caesar Salad Soup. Caesar Salad Soup? OH Yeah! You’ll…

Brussels Sprout Casserole

Brussels Sprout Casserole Mmmm. Dinner tonight is brussels sprout casserole. It’s an old family favorite that I’ve been making for over 35 years and it’s still a main stay in our house. Why? Besides being really yummy, it’s good for you! And…

Easy Wonton Chicken Salad

Need a quick, but healthy lunch? Appetizers for a party that will impress? A summertime dinner that’s light and fresh? Give Wonton Chicken Salad  a try. Easy Wonton Chicken Salad Guess What! I’m going to be a grandma! I’m so excited. We have a…

Moussaka – Greece’s National Dish

Moussaka – The King of Greek Cooking Moussaka. Whenever I hear that, I think of the line from the  The Lion King*. Remember when the hyenas were saying the kings name Mufasa, Mufasa, Mufasa, shudder. Well Moussaka is far from the king of the jungle, but it may be the…

Home Grown Veggie Soup

Home Grown Veggie Soup Last week I told you about a new vegetable I was growing in my garden called Typhon. It’s always good to try to grow new things. Some of my favorite things I grow today are new things I’ve discovered, usually by reading…

Golden Roast Butternut Squash Soup

Making Roast Butternut Squash Soup We had a rainy weekend so I decided Sunday was a good day to stay inside and make roast butternut squash soup. I’ve been trying to create new ways to use what we grow in the garden. Have you ever had that problem…

Louisiana Crawfish Etouffee

A Mainstay of Louisiana Cooking, Crawfish Etouffee   Spring and Mardi Gras make us think of all things Louisiana. And probably the best thing to come out of Louisiana is the food. Louisiana is famous for their food, seafood in particular. Crawfish Etouffee is arguably one of the most famous, and…

ELEGANT STUFFED CHICKEN

My children are coming over tonight so I’m pulling out the tried and true cookbook and making an old family favorite. Elegant Stuffed Chicken Elegant Stuffed Chicken is soooo good. I’ve fed this to a lot of people. Quite a few are picky eaters. They all…

Autumn Soup

MMMMMM It’s Finally FALL ! This is my favorite time of the year. When it finally gets cool and the air smells SO good. Crisp and clean. This is the time of year when you want to get back into the kitchen. You don’t mind if the…

Main Dish Pasta Salad

Quick Pasta Salad Life has been hectic around here lately. Go Go Go all the time. I’m not complaining. I’m sure you know just what I mean. You would like more time for the things you WANT to do, instead of just the things you HAVE…

how to make the perfect ratatouille

Ratatouille Harvest’s Bounty In A Dish I first heard of Ratatouille* when I watched the Disney Movie by the same name. What a cute little mouse. In the end he made this wonderful dish that has them singing his praises (oh I hope I haven’t spoiled…