Orange Chicken

Orange Chicken-h

Ingredients: For the chicken – 2 large chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces. 3 eggs 2 tsp garlic salt 1/2 tsp hot sauce 1 cup of flour 1/2 tsp pepper For the sauce – 1/2 cup of Mayonnaise 4-5… Continue Reading

Homemade Pizza Rolls

Homemade Pizza Rolls-h

Ingredients: For the dough 9 ounces (about 1 2/3 cups) bread flour 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water For the filling 1/2 pound Italian sausage, cooked, cooled, and finely diced 1/4 pound low-moisture mozzarella, finely diced 1/2 cup… Continue Reading

Spinach, Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche

Spinach, Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche-h

Ingredients: 8 oz. fresh mushrooms ½ tsp minced garlic as needed non-stick spray 1 (10 oz.) box frozen spinach 4 large eggs 1 cup milk 2 oz. feta cheese ¼ cup grated parmesan ½ cup shredded mozzarella to taste salt… Continue Reading

Tosca’s Keep-It-Tight Tilapia

Tosca’s Keep-It-Tight Tilapia-h

Ingredients: • ¼ cup / 60 ml extra virgin olive oil • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed • 1 tsp / 5 ml paprika • 1 tsp / 5 ml ginger • 1 tsp / 5 ml fresh ground… Continue Reading

Easy Shrimp Pad Thai


Yield: serves 4 Ingredients: 8 oz linguine pasta 2 cups chopped broccoli 1 cup frozen peas 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tsp garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger, minced 1/2 cup peanut butter 3… Continue Reading

Golden Macaroni and Cheese

Golden Macaroni and Cheese-h

Adapted from Southern Living 2004 Annual Recipes Ingredients: 1 (8-ounce) package elbow macaroni 2 cups milk (I use whole milk) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon onion salt 2 (10-ounce) blocks sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided (I use one… Continue Reading

Roasted Cherry Tomato Cappellini

Roasted Cherry Tomato Cappellini-h

Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 5 cups red and yellow cherry, grape, or other small tomatoes 5 cloves garlic, peeled 1/4 cup dry white wine 1/4 teaspoon salt pinch red pepper flakes 8 oz. cappellini 1/2… Continue Reading

Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza-h

Makes 3 Pizzas. Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 1 (1 ounce) packet taco seasoning 1/2 cup water 6 medium-size flour tortillas 1 (16 ounce) can refried beans 1 (16 ounce) can red enchilada sauce 1 cup shredded… Continue Reading

Baked Sweet Onion Cheddar Dip

Baked Sweet Onion Cheddar Dip-h

1 1/4 cups finely chopped yellow sweet onions (Maya, Vidalia, etc) 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup mayonnaise (Best Foods, Hellmann’s, or Vegenaise) 1/4 cup plain yogurt or 1/4 cup sour cream 1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese Tabasco sauce,… Continue Reading

Stuffed Peppers with Ground Chicken (can also use ground beef or turkey)

Stuffed Peppers with Ground Chicken (can also use ground beef or turkey)-h

Ingredients: 1 package ground chicken 4 bell peppers – scooped out (keep the tops) uncooked white rice (appx 1 TBSP per pepper) 1 onion 1 handful shredded carrots 1 can tomato paste 1 can pureed tomatoes (with juice) 2 splashes… Continue Reading

Browned butter mashed potatoes

Browned butter mashed potatoes-h

(serves 6) Ingredients: 3 to 4 lb. unpeeled, red potatoes, quartered 1/3 to 1/2 cup sour cream (adjust as necessary) 3 oz. Romano cheese 1 to 2 teaspoons fresh, minced garlic 2 teaspoons horseradish 1 Tablespoon dried parsley leaves 1… Continue Reading

Roast Chicken “stuffed under the skin”

Roast Chicken “stuffed under the skin”h

Serves 4 For the chicken: 1 free-range chicken (about 3 1/2 lbs) salt and pepper For the stuffing: 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 shallots, chopped 2 ounces wild mushroom, chopped 1/2 cup chestnuts, cooked and chopped 1/4 cup pine nuts,… Continue Reading

Roasted Parmesan Zucchini Bites

Roasted Parmesan Zucchini Bites

Small to medium-size zucchini are perfect for this simple recipe. They have less moisture than large zucchini and will remain firmer after broiling. Ingredients: zucchini, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rounds or slices Parmesan cheese, freshly grated olive oil Directions: Line a… Continue Reading

Lemon Pasta

Lemon Pasta-h

Made a day in advance and served cold Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup chicken broth 1-2 lemons (juice and zest) 2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 pound… Continue Reading