Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry

I was scrolling through Instagram and found a delicious looking sesame ginger dish. Sign me up! I decided on honey instead of the more traditional sugar and didn’t regret it one bit! I wanted something with a bit more pizzazz, so I made some turmeric five-spice scented rice to go with it. Match made inContinue reading “Honey Sesame Chicken Stir Fry”

Meatball Minestrone Soup

Truth be told, the only time I’d ever tried minestrone soup was from a can. It was so gross that I never had any interest in having it again. It’s soup week at school and low and behold, Minestrone is on the menu. I now have a very different opinion! It was absolutely phenomenal! 2Continue reading “Meatball Minestrone Soup”

Marsala Beef Tips & Gravy

Beef Tips and Gravy sounded so good! I added some Marsala wine and WOW! It added so much depth to the dish! It got an A+ from the husband! Beef Tips: 2 lbs Chuck Roast; cubed ¼ cup Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder Salt and Pepper to Taste — Gravy: 1 Tablespoon Butter 1 largeContinue reading “Marsala Beef Tips & Gravy”

Homestyle Chicken & Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

I haven’t made chicken and biscuits since I was quite a bit younger, but it sounded like a treat today! Switched it up and made garlic cheddar biscuits. I had to cook it a little differently than I normally would because the chicken was frozen, but it came out the same in the end.  Chicken:Continue reading “Homestyle Chicken & Garlic Cheddar Biscuits”

Huli Huli Chicken Skewers

It’s such a nice day out, perfect for huli huli chicken skewers! They’re sweet, saucy and tangy. They went really well with some fried rice and Hawaiian Mac salad! 3 cups Pineapple; cubed 3 cups Bell Pepper Chunks 2 cups Onion chunks 1 large Zucchini; sliced ½” thick 1 lb Mushrooms; halved — Chicken Marinade:Continue reading “Huli Huli Chicken Skewers”

Weeknight Cottage Pie

I had some leftover pomme puree from class and thought it would make an amazing topping for cottage pie! I had some leftover honey cornbread and steamed broccoli from last night’s dinner. Easy weeknight dinner! Beef Filling: 2 lbs Ground Beef 1 cup Onion; diced ½ cup Carrots; diced 1 cup Mushrooms; minced 3 clovesContinue reading “Weeknight Cottage Pie”

Borscht

Andrew and I went to an eastern European market on Saturday and I’ve finally gotten around to making a dish I’ve wanted to try for a decade. Borscht! It was deliciously earthy and complex! I made some beef and cabbage piroshki to go with it. ¼ cup Bacon Ends 2 large Beets; peeled and cubedContinue reading “Borscht”

Curried Chicken Fried Rice

I love how easy and versatile fried rice is! Curry sounded delightful so I thought I’d toss the spices in some chicken fried rice. It was a hit!  Chicken:  1 large Chicken Breast; cubed 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon Curry Powder ½ teaspoon Smoked Paprika 1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder Salt and Pepper to tasteContinue reading “Curried Chicken Fried Rice”

French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake

I love repurposing leftovers! I had some of the gravy leftover from the other night as well as some ground beef and veggies I needed to use up. I figured I’d toss them together in a casserole. 2 ½ lbs Ground Beef 3 cups Broccoli 1 large Zucchini; chopped 1 cup Carrots; chopped 1 cupContinue reading “French Onion Beef & Veggie Bake”

Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper Soup

Ground turkey was the only defrosted meat I had in my fridge and I didn’t want to make the same old thing. I had everything needed to make this hearty and delicious soup, plus it came together in under an hour. It makes quite a bit but don’t worry, it’s even tastier the next day!Continue reading “Ground Turkey Stuffed Pepper Soup”