Frito Chicken Casserole – just by the title you should be able to guess that it is from one of my vintage cookbooks, right?
This is an easy, recipe that is a great way to use up leftovers because you start with cooked chicken. You can also run by the deli on the way home and get a rotisserie chicken if you are rushed and don’t have the leftovers. Continue reading
Everybody needs a couple of recipes for quick one dish dinners. It’s way too tempting to pick up those “helper” boxes at the grocery store if you don’t… and you really don’t want to do that, do you? Please say no. Continue reading
For some unknown reason my children like… actually like… convenience foods. My son, Chris, used to tell me that when he grew up he was going to eat nothing but Wonderbread and NEVER eat my icky homemade bread again.
Can I just say now that he is 27, in Japan, and in the Air Force he eats my icky homemade bread every chance he gets. And, just to give hope to all of your frustrated moms out there – he cooks for himself and creates very healthy meals from fresh produce, lean proteins, and the occasional bag of Sour Patch Kids.
Take courage. Continue reading
I love Texas. I love the people, the weather (usually – especially since I have been older) and the food of this state. I have to admit though, once in awhile I miss the foods that I learned to love when I was a kid in the Philadelphia suburbs. Last time we talked about pizza – this time? The cheesesteak.
Seriously. There are hundreds of places around here that advertise the best Philly Cheesesteaks. I have eaten at almost every one of them and I can tell you that they may be Dallas Cheesesteaks but Philly Cheesesteaks they are not. The meat isn’t right, the roll isn’t right… it just… isn’t…quite… right. Continue reading
Sometimes the things that should be the simplest in the world are the hardest.
Scrambled eggs for example. Almost everyone likes scrambled eggs but you rarely see a recipe for it. Everyone just assumes that everyone else knows how to make scrambled eggs.
And they don’t. Continue reading