How do you cook your turkey? A fun tradition in some kindergarten and first grade classes is writing about Thanksgiving dinner. The children write how they obtain and cook their turkey dinner. The answers are varied and usually very humorous. My daughter wrote that she would find a turkey in someone's backyard. (On a drive, … Continue reading Tender Juicy Turkey
Perfect for a light summer meal, this salad combines pasta, steak, cucumbers and mangos in an Italian dressing.
Leftover noodles make this a quick and easy lunch.
Missing grilled cheese and tomato soup? Try this grilled avocado sandwich--it hits the spot.
Quick and simple to make, this chicken salad is a staple in my kitchen.
Happy New Year! Growing up, my family had a Christmas Eve tradition. We would pick a country and find recipes of their traditional Christmas and holiday foods, and then cook the recipes to eat for our Christmas eve feast. It was a fun way of adventuring to a new land and learning about their traditions … Continue reading A Denmark Holiday Dinner
I don't like fish. My mom tells me that as a child, I used to love tuna until I heard somebody call it tuna fish. I guess it is in my head, but knowing that doesn't make it easier to like. My husband and kids love fish, but since I do almost all of the cooking, … Continue reading Easy Fish Patties with Cracked Pepper Tartar Sauce
These dairy-free meatballs are delicious. This is a large recipe and perfect for stocking your freezer with healthy, great-tasting freezer meals. On busy days, I often wish we would eat take-out for dinner. I used to buy Chinese food because it seemed to have less dairy, but now since we have a little one with … Continue reading Italian Meatballs
Shredded chicken, carrots, potatoes, zucchini, and cannelloni beans in chicken broth with small dumplings. Three weekends ago, the temperatures went from the high 90s to the high 60s. My husband and two oldest children had planned to hike the nearby mountain peak. One thing they didn't count on was the time of day that the … Continue reading Chicken Dumplings with Vegetables
Sausage and potatoes pair up for a quick and easy dinner, perfect for a busy night. This dinner is for all the busy people out there: the moms who have three kids on three different soccer teams, the families with seven children, the dads whose kids think they can only cook cold cereal and toast, … Continue reading One Skillet Sausage Dinner