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A pan of pizza meatloaf

Pizza Meatloaf RecipesPizza meatloaf is a simple and delicious meal the whole family will love. This page contains pizza meatloaf recipes.

 

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Dumplings

Bisquick DumplingsUse Bisquick to drop some tasty little dumplings into your next stew or soup. Bisquick dumplings are easy to make and add substance to any soup.

 

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Stuffed Portobello Mushroom RecipesPortobello mushrooms have large caps that can be stuffed with all sorts of savory ingredients. They can be served as an appetizer or a main course with a side of veggies.

 

Tater Tot Nachos

Using Leftover Tater TotsLeftover or prepared for the first time tater tots can be used in a variety of main dish casseroles or added to a breakfast burrito. This page contains recipes using tater tots.

 

Skillet containing fried sausage and potatoes with onions and greens

Kielbasa and Fried PotatoesKielbasa and potatoes combine to make a delicious meal. This is a page about kielbasa and fried potatoes.

 

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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham for a CrowdTo make white sauce, melt margarine over low heat in heavy saucepan. Blend in flour and seasonings. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly.

 

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Cornish Game Hens & veggies with Wild Rice

Cornish Game Hens with Wild RiceI love serving Cornish game hens because each person can have their own, with all the cuts. The meat and veggies are all cooked in the same pan and lend flavours to each other. The wild rice is boosted by the great texture of almonds and walnuts, while sweetened and softened by chopped dates. I consider this the best date-night meal!

 

Tofu & Carrots on bed of quinoa

Tofu & Carrots in Black Bean SauceThis recipe is easy to whip up lunch or dinner with just a few ingredients. A balance of protein and vegetables with a flavorful black bean garlic sauce, that we like to mix with quinoa.

 

Chicken and Dumplings

Quick and Easy Chicken and DumplingsChicken and dumplings is a hearty meal that your whole family will love. Here's a great quick and easy chicken and dumplings recipe.

 

Napa Cabbage Stir Fry on plate

Napa Cabbage Stir Fry RecipeNapa cabbage is the original Chinese cabbage with crinkled, long leaves that is used throughout the world for wonderful vegetable dishes. This page contains a Napa cabbage stir fry recipe.

 

Meatballs in tomato sauce.

Recipes for MeatballsThese versatile mixtures of ground meat, veggies and spices can be a great dinner option served over noodles or rice. Different flavor combinations can change the basic recipe for endless variety. This page contains recipes for meatballs.

 

Grilled kielbasa and potatoes.

Recipes Using Kielbasa or Polish SausageThis page contains recipes using kielbasa or Polish sausage. Kielbasa is a popular ingredient in many recipes. It is often used in recipes based on dishes from Eastern Europe, but is adaptable to many cuisines.

 

Jiffy Spiffy Brownies

Recipes Using Jiffy MixesThis page contains recipes using Jiffy mixes. Jiffy mixes can be used in recipes calling for baking and cornbread mixes.

 

$10 Dinners: Chicken Stir Fry - stir fry with chopsticks

Frugal Chicken Stir Fry Recipe - $10 DinnersStory fry is an easy and inexpensive meal that is great any time of year. Make this frugal chicken stir fry recipe for 10 dollars or less.

 

Potluck Dinner Casserole

Potluck Dinner RecipesWhen cooking for a gathering you want to bring a delicious dish. This page contains potluck dinner recipes.

 

Dinner on plate

Black Bean-Cauliflower Rice-Mushroom MedleyI had half a bag of riced cauliflower left over, a can of black beans, and got a great deal on mushrooms. This was a very satisfying meal.

 

A one pot pasta recipe in a cast iron frying pan.

One Pot RecipesOne pot recipes are wonderful for quick easy meals. Meat, veggies and starches are combined and cooked together. Many of these recipes can be modified for a slow cooker or Instant Pot too.

 

Chicken and rice baked together.

Chicken and Rice Bake RecipesIt's easy to bake chicken and rice together in one dish. This makes a hearty dinner with very little prep.

 

A dinner plate with chicken, rice and vegetables.

Rice Dinner RecipesRice can be cooked in a variety of ways: baked, stovetop or even by using already cooked rice. Leftover meats or vegetables can be added for a frugal dinner.

 

A finished plate of beef stroganoff.

15 Minute Beef StroganoffPrecooking ground beef and freezing it saves time when preparing this tasty meal.

 

A finished dish of Hudspudt/Colcannon

Hudspudt/ColcannonA combination of two favorite comfort foods from two different ethnicities; Holland and Ireland.

 

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A serving platter of spaghetti chicken.

Spaghetti ChickenThis is a recipe shared with me from a friend I used to babysit for over thirty-five years ago.

 

A completed pot of corned beef and cabbage.

Corned Beef and CabbageMade in an Instant Pot and just as good as the old way!

 

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Chinese Bitter Melon Scrambled Eggs with MushroomAdd some nutrients to your scrambled eggs with Chinese bitter melon and mushrooms! Very simple and easy to make pairs great with rice.

 

A bitter melon with slices before.

Recipes Using Bitter MelonBitter melons, a member of the cucumber family, can be found in many parts of Asia and are called by many names, including bitter gourd, wax gourd or karela (India). This vegetable is used medicinally and also in many recipes.

 

Meatballs in French onion sauce.

French Onion MeatballsThis is a wildly popular recipe in a neighborhood food group I belong to. I used ground turkey, fresh parsley from my garden instead of the thyme, chopped onions I had frozen previously, and Swiss cheese instead of the pricey Gruyere.

 

A finished plate of mushroom chicharon served with spicy vinegar.

Mushroom ChicharonThe best thing with staying at home for me is that I have a lot of time in the kitchen. I spend most of my time in cooking when at home. Here I am again trying to trick my son with this crispy mushrooms. He thought it was just crispy fried chicken skin and he ate all of it like popcorn.

 

The finished plate of tuna and ham mushroom pepper steak.

Tuna, Ham and Mushroom Pepper SteakBeen craving for burger steak but beef burger is too heavy. So the best alternative for fatty meat is either chicken or tuna. Tuna is lighter so let's try to recreate a burger steak using it.

 

A plate of turkey stuffed tomatoes.

Ground Turkey Stuffed TomatoesThis is a pretty simple meal to make and is very flavorful. I like to pair this meal with rice. If you don't like ground turkey, you can stuff with ground beef, chicken or pork.

 

A pan of cooked ground beef filling.

Stuffed Peppers and ZucchiniI started this recipe by cleaning out my vegetable bins that were full of leftover veggies from the farmers market. Before they go bad, I got them all out and decided to chop them up and make my favorite stuffed peppers and stuffed zucchini.

 

A plate of chicken, salsa and rice.

Quick and Frugal PerloPerlo or perloo is a southern dish that combines meat and tomato salsa, which is then mixed or served with rice. It's a great option for leftovers.

 

Egg Filled Tuna Croquettes on plate

Egg Filled Tuna CroquettesPotatoes and tuna - these are just two of the many foods that my eldest son loves to have on his plate. Today I tried another recipe and luckily, he liked it so much that he wanted me to make more.

 

A plate of chicken and vegetables over rice pilaf.

Chicken and Vegetables with Rice PilafThis is just a quick, easy chicken and vegetables over rice pilaf dish. Using spices, and easy additions that make it fast and made in about 15 minutes! And healthy and yummy!

 

A plate of chicken pesto pasta

Chicken Pesto PastaThis is a light fresh colorful combination of flavors that taste so sweet, yet a bit spicy!

 

A completed pan of the Poorman's Meal.

The Poorman's MealThis is another recipe from Clara Cannucciari, who had a YouTube channel with recipes from the Great Depression. It was a hit in our home. I used small, thin-skinned potatoes, so I did not peel them.

 

Easy Stuffed Green Peppers

Easy Stuffed Green PeppersThese days with the stores not carrying every product we need to cook with, we have to improvise with items we have in the house. So these stuffed peppers came out better than my original, and I had to use box mixes and canned products!

 

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Chinese Shrimp and Green Beans on plate

Chinese Shrimp and Green BeansThis is a delicious meal using shrimp and green beans. You can eat this on a bed of rice or noodles, or you can eat it on its own like I do. The beans are carb enough for me and make the shrimp more a star of the plate! I hope you try this recipe.

 

A pan of ground turkey and sweet potato skillet.

Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato SkilletThis is a very quick meal to make, perfect if you work during the day. I omitted the cheese and added asparagus, so I made this a one-pan meal. Feel free to add other vegetables and spices to your liking. I partially cooked the sweet potatoes and the asparagus in the microwave to make it even faster.

 

Easy Beef and Broccoli on rice in bowl

Easy Beef and BroccoliWe wanted Chinese food but didn't have too many ingredients on hand. I was able to make this beef and broccoli dish with what I could find in the fridge. It was really good!

 

Eggplant Layered Rice on plate

Eggplant Layered RiceFor the eggplant lovers out there this delicious dish of layered rice, savory meat sauce, and eggplant slices is a winner. The recipe, ingredients list, and instructions follow.

 

Cabbage and Kidney Bean Quinoa in bowl

Cabbage Kidney Bean QuinoaCabbage sautéed in soy sauce and a can of kidney beans is added to cooked quinoa for a delicious main or side dish.

 

stack of Chicken Pizzadilla quarters

Chicken PizzadillaThis improvised chicken pizza substitutes flour tortillas for pizza dough resulting in a delicious pizzadilla (pizza/quesadilla). You may never go back to traditional pizza crust.

 

Pork Fried Rice with Duck Sauce in bowl

Pork Fried Rice with Duck SauceLeftover pork tenderloin is the basis for this quick and easy fried rice dish. The ingredients and steps are listed below.

 

plate of Spicy Ginger Beef with Tofu

Spicy Ginger Beef with TofuGround beef and tofu in a spicy ginger sauce is delicious whether you are recovering from a cold or just looking for a scrumptious meal. Serve over rice if desired. The complete recipe and ingredients list follows.

 

bowl of Italian Stew

Easy Italian StewThis quick and tasty Italian stew is made with sausage cooked in Italian salad dressing. Add diced tomatoes, cannelloni beans, bell peppers, broth, and elbow macaroni. Cook until pasta is tender. Top with grated cheese and dinner is served.

 

Mixed Vegetable Quinoa

Making Mixed Vegetable QuinoaQuinoa melds well with many additions. In this case mix in tomatoes, onions, baby greens, and garbanzo beans for a delicious dish.

 

Homegrown Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto on plate

Homegrown Mushroom and Asparagus RisottoSautéed chopped mushrooms and asparagus are added to rice cooked in vegetable broth and white wine. Top with grated Parmesan cheese and enjoy.

 

Maple Apple Pork Japanese Curry on plate

Maple Apple Pork Japanese CurryThis delicious recipe is actually the combination of two recipes, maple apple pork and Japanese curry. The flavors of the two complement each other and tone down the curry a bit. The recipe follows.

 

Glazed Pomegranate Pork Ribs on plate

Glazed Pomegranate Pork RibsFor a delicious tart pork rib dish begin with juiced pomegranates. The tart sweet cooking liquid becomes a luscious glaze. Beautiful to see, and yummy to eat, this is an artful dish.

 

Pork & Mung Bean Guisado in bowl

Pork and Mung Bean GuisadoOnions, garlic, ginger, and tomatoes combine with cooked pork and mung beans for this tasty dish. The recipe and instructions follow.

 

Roasted Chicken and Rice on plate

Roasted Chicken and RiceMake a tasty chicken and rice dish that also includes cabbage, carrots, celery, and cream of mushroom soup. Freeze some for a future meal. The recipe including ingredients list and instructions can be found below.

 

The cooked sausage and peppers dish.

Baked Sausage and PeppersThis quick meal consists of sliced Italian sausage, sliced onions, and cut up bell peppers. Roast them in your oven or toaster oven for a yummy dish.

 

Taco Mac n Cheese topped with sour cream & salsa

Making Taco Mac and CheeseTransform plain boxed mac n cheese into a scrumptious taco flavored delight with the addition of seasoned ground beef and cheese. The instructions and ingredients list follows.

 

cook veggies on rice balls

Savory Rice Balls SaladRice flour dumplings served in a savory sauce make for a tasty salad. The ingredients, recipe, and instructions can be found on this page.

 

Pulled Pork Swineapple on plate

Pulled Pork SwineappleGet ready for a delicious stuffed pineapple dish. Stuff a hollowed out pineapple with tender pulled pork, then wrap with bacon, and bake for a scrumptious summer meal. The recipe follows.

 

Greek Lamb Over Noodles on plate

Greek Lamb Over NoodlesTurn leftover lamb into a scrumptious meal. The recipe for preparing a dish of greek style lamb over noodles can be found on this page.

 

noodles mixed with sauce in pot

Instant Pot Chicken Fettuccine AlfredoThis delicious Instant Pot chicken fettuccine Alfredo is ready to serve in less than half an hour. Add a side of garlic toast and perhaps a green salad and dinner is served.

 

cooked Orange Chicken in pot

Instant Pot Orange ChickenMake chicken breast meat with a sweet orange sauce in your instant pot to serve over rice. A tasty meal that is easy to make.

 

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli on rice

Creamy Chicken and BroccoliThis delicious creamy chicken and broccoli dish is easy to make and uses the old standby, cream of mushroom soup. It is quick to make and can be varied depending on the spices added.

 

baked Cheesy Eggplant Stacks

Cheesy Eggplant StacksThese sausage and cheese eggplant stacks are like little eggplant Parmesan individual servings. Make as many as you like, save some for later. The instructions and photos will ensure a delicious meal tonight.

 

Chicken and vegetables being cooked on a sheet pan.

Sheet Pan RecipesGet out your shallow sheet pan and try one or more of these delicious recipes. Choose from chicken recipes or a delicious sausage, potato, and veggie option. There are many more recipes that work well with this type of baking pan, it is not just for cookies and pizza any more.

 

Smoked Neck Bones and Pinto Beans

Making Smoked Neck Bones and Pinto BeansSmoked pork neck bones can be used to season dishes such as beans. This page contains a recipe for making smoked neck bones and pinto beans in your crockpot.

 

baked Stuffed Peppers and Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Peppers and Stuffed ZucchiniI have always loved stuffed peppers, but stuffed zucchini is fabulous using the same stuffing!

 

Enjoy your finished dish.

Spaghetti in Meatballs RecipeAn interesting way to form your meatballs is to twirl your noodles into balls and freeze them. These noodles get wrapped by the meat mixture, covered with sauce and baked.

 

Fried Karela Bitter Melon with Egg on plate

Fried Karela Bitter Melon with Egg RecipeKarela bitter melon is a tropical or subtropical fruit that grows on a vine. Try it fried with egg on rice.

 

Pinto Beans in bowl

Instant Pot Pinto BeansYou can make this in any pressure cooker. You do not have to soak the beans. I like the electric pressure cooker because you don't have to watch it. This is a healthy meal and cheap. I got 1.5 pounds of pinto beans at Dollar Tree. I do not eat bacon, so I left it out. I sautéed the onion in a bit of oil.

 

Zucchini Manicotti Rolls on plate

Zucchini Manicotti RollsYou can use thin sliced zucchini in place of pasta to make these manicotti rolls. This will reduce the number of carbs and calories in a manicotti dish.

 

cooking salsa & veggies

Salsa Chicken and Rice RecipesChicken and rice go well with some salsa to season the tomato sauce, and makes a great main dish. This page contains recipes for salsa chicken and rice.

 

Tofu Stuffed with Ground Turkey, Shrimp and Mushroom

Tofu Stuffed with Ground Turkey, Shrimp and MushroomTofu is very bland by itself. Jazz up a boring meal by adding turkey, shrimp and mushroom to make this delicious stuffed tofu recipe.

 

ranch dressing added to plate

Ground Beef HaystacksA quick, easy meal when you don't have a lot of time. Layer a variety of foods to create a delicious meal. This page contains ground beef haystacks.

 

Chicken with Green Olives in pan

Chicken with Green Olives RecipeSeasoned chicken thighs with green olives makes a delicious main dish to serve with rice. This is a page about chicken with green olives.

 

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner on plate.

New England Corned Beef and CabbageAlso called a boiled dinner, this one pot meal is hearty and comforting, perfect for St. Patrick's Day. It is traditionally served with beets. This is a page about making New England corned beef and cabbage.

 

Easy Chicken and Noodles For One

Easy Chicken and Noodles for OneIf you are cooking for yourself, try this comfort food classic. This is a page about making easy chicken and noodles for one.

 

Chicken Sausage added to Pot

Chicken Sausage, Apple and Sweet Potato PotUse your slow cooker to make this easy one pot meal. This page is about making chicken sausage, apple and sweet potato pot.

 

Lentils and Quinoa with Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomatoes and Spinach in bowl

Lentils and Quinoa with Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomatoes and SpinachA delicious, vegan main dish that is quick to make. It is full of healthy ingredients that you can customize to your liking. This page contains a recipe for lentils and quinoa with shiitake mushrooms, tomatoes and spinach.

 

Rice Cake with Chicken on plate

Saffron Rice Cake with Chicken (Tahchin Polo Ba Morgh)This Persian dish is basically a savoury "cake" made from rice, yogurt, eggs, saffron and chicken. How it all binds together creates this most comforting pillowy texture unlike any other. Because it's cooked in a pot with oil, it has this amazing crispy outer shell. You slice right into it just like a cake, and enjoy the crisp exterior and the soft interior. Aside from it tasting so good, I find it's also quite beautiful.

 

Crepe and salad on plate

Chicken and Cheese Stuffed CrepesHere on the islands we eat crepes like Americans eats pancakes. I live in a French territory with a French influence when it comes to cooking. Every restaurant here on our islands serves crepes for desert. You can find crepes filled with fruit, chocolate, or a variety of other sweet fillings. They top this off with whipped cream.

 

Shami Kabob on plate with garnish

Shami KabobWe love to make these kabobs over the stove when we are craving kabobs but don't want to break out the grill. This is especially handy in the colder months. They are quick, easy, and super delicious. I love them wrapped up in a piece of lavash bread with some chutney and fresh herbs!

 

Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein on plate

Spaghetti Squash Chow MeinWhen people see spaghetti squash, usually the first recipe that comes to mind involves spaghetti sauce. I decided to give these vegetable noodles an Asian twist by turning them into chow mein. I added shrimp, cashews and veggies to mine. You can try many different meat and vegetable combinations.

 

Ketchup and Soda Pop Marinade/Glaze on plate

Ketchup and Soda Marinade and Glaze RecipeThis delicious marinade and glaze recipe begins with ketchup and flat soda. Add vinegar and spices then use with either meat or veggies for a delicious, easy to prepare meal. This page contains a ketchup and soda marinade and glaze recipe.

 

Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts with aside of peas.

Feta Stuffed Chicken BreastsA simple main entree that you can use other cheese to substitute for feta when stuffing your chicken breasts. This page is about feta stuffed chicken breasts.

 

Red Beans in a clay pot.

Recipes Using Red BeansRed beans and rice are a great pairing. Here is a collection of recipes to try, including a crockpot soup and more traditional dishes. This page contains recipes using red beans.

 

Spaghetti with chickpeas.

Moroccan Spaghetti RecipeCumin, cinnamon, ginger and cayenne give this spaghetti pasta sauce a unique twist. This page contains a Moroccan spaghetti recipe.

 

Pasta Goulash in a cast iron pan

Two Pasta Goulash RecipesGoulash is great for additions and substitutions. Ramen noodles are added to this popular Hungarian dish. This page contains recipes for two pasta goulash.

 

Cabbage, Ham and Potato soup.

Ham, Cabbage and Potatoes RecipeA hearty family meal can be made from ham cooked with cabbage, potatoes and onion. This page contains a recipe for ham, cabbage and potatoes.

 

Chicken and mushrooms in a cast iron skillet

Chicken and Mushroom Dinner RecipesA delicious main dish of chicken and mushrooms with rosemary and/or thyme. Can be varied with added vegetables and served over rice or pasta. This page contains chicken and mushroom dinners.

 

Grilled Chicken on pasta

Chicken and Noodles RecipesQuick, easy and satisfying these popular comfort foods don't have to be in soup. This page contains chicken and noodles recipes.

 

Vienna Potatoes on white plate on top of a wooden table

Vienna Potatoes RecipeThis hearty dish combines potatoes, cream of mushroom soup and Vienna sausages. This page contains a recipe for Vienna potatoes.

 

Spicy Taco Beef Mix with Corn and Beans

Spicy Taco Beef Mix with Corn and BeansYou don't have to buy pre-packaged taco mix, you can make your own with spices you may already have at home. This is perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

 

Rhubarb Stew in bowl

Rhubarb StewHurray! It's rhubarb season! When people think of rhubarb, they usually think of sweets like pies and jams. This is a delicious Persian stew that my family has been making since before I was around. We call it "khorest-e-rivas" which means rhubarb stew. It's a great way to try a non-dessert rhubarb treat, as well as getting in quite a bit of your day's vitamin K and calcium needs.

 

Thai Yellow Curry over rice on in bowl

Thai Yellow CurryThis curry is by far one of my family's favourite meals. It's creamy, savoury, spicy and has a hint of sweetness. This version uses chicken, potatoes and carrots, but you can use any mix of meats and/or vegetables and it's an absolute delight.

 

Easy Thai Curry over rice

Easy Thai CurryWhen I make too much rice the night before, one of my go to meals for using up cooked rice is curry! This is an easy recipe for Thai curry. Have your lunch or dinner ready in less than 30 minutes.

 

Black Beans and Rice in a white bowl

Black Beans and Rice RecipesThere are several ways to prepare this bean and rice dish. The variation of seasonings takes them for simple to a more Caribbean cuisine. Either way they are nutritious and good for you. Substitute brown for the white rice and you move another bump up the healthy scale. This is a page containing black beans and rice recipes.

 

baked Colorado Pie

Colorado PieThis delicious pie freezes well, if there are any leftovers! You can vary the vegetables used. You can use frozen, canned or fresh vegetables. I used ground turkey instead of beef, and added some seasonings because turkey is blander. I will write the recipe as I got it. I used pre-made pie crust to save time.

 

Fish and Onion Rings on plate

Sweet and Sour Fish and Onion RingsDuring our Holy Week of each year our family has practiced a week without meat in every meal we prepare. So here's one recipe I would like to introduce to you.

 

Dual Lasagna

Dual LasagnaHere is a way to make a lasagna; one half for a meat lover, the other half for a vegetarian or vegan. If your veg eater is objecting to meat for ideological reasons, this will not work as the meat will infuse the other half of the dish.

 

Chicken hot pocking cut in half.

Chicken Crescent Square RecipesThis page contains chicken crescent square recipes. Crescent rolls stuffed with chicken and other tasty ingredients make for a delicious light meal. Serve with fresh fruit or a salad.

 

Snow Peas With Soba noodles

Stir Fry Snow Peas With SobaAn easy, light and healthy meal as is, or can be served with your choice of protein.

 

Close-up of Pork and Beans Goulash

Pork and Beans Goulash?A hearty weeknight dinner using a can of pork and beans as the base. This page contains a recipe for pork and beans goulash.

 

A homemade pot pie on a table.

Quick and Easy Pot Pie RecipePot pies are a family favorite and this version takes no time to put together, making it perfect for a satisfying weeknight dinner. This is a page about quick and easy pot pie recipe.

 

Bean and Potato Dish

Bean and Potato DishI'm always looking for clever things to do with leftovers and in general how to consume vegetables in different ways. I invented this dish as far as I can tell, and I got good reviews from a discerning public, so I thought I would share it. This is vegan but of course at any point meat, cheese or whatever can be added.

 

Towering Taco Pizza on plate

Towering Taco Pizza RecipeSeasoned ground beef, pasta sauce, and cheese are layered between flour tortillas and baked for a delicious stacked meal. This page contains a recipe for a towering taco pizza.

 

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bowl of Tyre Pudding & family picture

Tyre PuddingA "handed down" English main dish pudding recipe from my great grandmother Lydia Butcher Seager. I had my first bite of the pudding when I was about eight years old. I was hesitant because it didn't look very appetizing. But I was wrong! It was delicious. The salt pork crust is the secret to the recipe's great flavor.

 

finished Herbed Chicken Quarters with Smashed Potatoes on platter

Herbed Chicken Quarters with Smashed PotatoesI love making a large amount of roasted meats and veggies on a big sheet pan. It's such a time saver and it looks great presented on the table, as is, on the baking sheet. Gently smashing the potatoes before you put them in the oven allows the lovely meat and veggie juices to flavour them, while keeping them firm and intact. You can use any types of additional veggies you like along with the chicken and potatoes. I used carrots, celery, onions and garlic. This cost about $5 for 4 people. I like to serve it with a nice crusty rustic bread.

 

Ground Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms with Bell Peppers

Ground Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms with Bell PeppersThis is a healthy and delicious side dish! I am not a fan of vegetables but when incorporated with turkey and shrimp, it is very good!

 

Balsamic Steak and Veggie Rolls

Balsamic Steak and Veggie RollsThis is a super yummy low carb recipe for steak and vegetables. The colourful, julienned vegetables embraced by the juicy steak are so pretty. The sweet and savoury balsamic glaze is irresistible. Give this recipe a try!

 

Taco Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with garnish

Taco Stuffed Sweet PotatoesOh, how I love my tacos, but they make me feel a bit guilty when I'm in charge of cooking and have the ability to grab more tortillas to keep making them! Enter the sweet potato: our shell substitute. It's got loads of fiber so it really keeps you full without taking away from the awesome taco filling. Give these a try, you won't feel guilty! I used lean ground chicken here. You can use any type of ground meat or meat substitute you like!

 

Mongolian Hot Pot with bowl of cooked foods

Mongolian Hot PotOne of my absolute favourite winter month indulgences is Mongolian hot pot, where everyone gathers around a big pot of boiling broth, cooking fresh meats and vegetables, then dipping them into a soy-vinegar based sauce. I used to go to restaurants to enjoy this, but it started becoming incredibly costly, about $35 per person. Now I can feed my whole family this meal with less than that cost.

 

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Ginger Beef Lettuce WrapsGinger beef lettuce wraps are delicious and healthy. Watch this video and make your own tonight.

 

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Chinese bitter melon and mushrooms on a cutting board.

Chinese Bitter Melon Scrambled Eggs with MushroomAdd some nutrients to your scrambled eggs with Chinese bitter melon and mushrooms! Very simple and easy to make pairs great with rice.

 

A finished dish of Hudspudt/Colcannon

Hudspudt/ColcannonA combination of two favorite comfort foods from two different ethnicities; Holland and Ireland.

 

A serving platter of spaghetti chicken.

Spaghetti ChickenThis is a recipe shared with me from a friend I used to babysit for over thirty-five years ago.

 

A finished plate of beef stroganoff.

15 Minute Beef StroganoffPrecooking ground beef and freezing it saves time when preparing this tasty meal.

 

A finished plate of mushroom chicharon served with spicy vinegar.

Mushroom ChicharonThe best thing with staying at home for me is that I have a lot of time in the kitchen. I spend most of my time in cooking when at home. Here I am again trying to trick my son with this crispy mushrooms. He thought it was just crispy fried chicken skin and he ate all of it like popcorn.

 

A completed pot of corned beef and cabbage.

Corned Beef and CabbageMade in an Instant Pot and just as good as the old way!

 

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