When ever I hear the words chicken divan I imagine Audrey Hepburn in white gloves, smiling gently and talking to friends about flowers and the books they’ve read. It always just sounds so elegant — and it’s supposed to be. It was the brain child of a chef at New York’s Divan Parisienne restaurant in the early 1950s and was nothing like the squishy, salty stuff that passes for Chicken Divan now. Continue reading
Category Archives: Main Dish
You guys know that I love Tillamook Cheese. I have dreams that someday they will invite me to tour, talk, and sample all of there stuff but until then I am just happy that they give me special perks for you guys once in awhile — remember the free cheese coupons last fall? Well, I was invited to create a unique cheeseburger with Tillamook sliced cheddar and post a special coupon offer for my readers! Continue reading
Pasta is one of my go to meals. Nearly everyone loves it, you can create a variety of sauces, you can use it as a main or a side, and best of all – it is super quick. One of my favorite ways to have pasta is just fettuccine coated with garlic butter and topped with black pepper and a sprinkle of Parmesan. It takes ten minutes.
This Chicken and Fettuccine with creamy basil sauce is not quite that quick but almost. The sauce is basically cream cheese, fresh basil, and a touch of garlic. Continue reading
I think that I have mentioned before that my parents grew up in Michigan. Something that I love about the Michigan mentality is that if you call it a salad then it is a side dish and doesn’t count as dessert. That’s my kind of thinking, you know? Continue reading
Old fashioned macaroni and cheese – the kind that doesn’t come from a box- has got to be the top comfort food in the United States. Rich cheese sauce, gooey chunks of cheese, crispy crumb topping – is your mouth watering yet?
Guess what? You can make this! Continue reading