CHICKEN AND DUMPLINGS

Today is our baby girl’s 23rd birthday. Where did the time go? Now, she is married with a newborn of her own! She came over to help get the Christmas tree and decorations up before our oldest son and his bride arrive next week. Let the festivities begin! Since it was her birthday I asked…

CINCINNATI CHILI

Chili on pasta? It sounds like a strange combination to me, but if you’ve never tried it, now is the time to change that. The combination of spices in this chili is amazing! It’s a perfect balance between sweet, spicy, tangy, with a few things that make you say, “hmmm…what is that?” It is generally…

SAUSAGE STUFFED SHELLS WITH BROWN BUTTER PUMPKIN ALFREDO

It’s FALL! For me, that means cooler temperatures, changing color of the leaves, bonfires, and pumpkin! Ok, for me it doesn’t mean pumpkin but for most of my friends, it does. I have never been a pumpkin fan but will admit that this sauce is REALLY good! It’s so good that I’ve been trying to…

CHICKEN AND RICE CASSEROLE

Recently, I cooked a spatchcock chicken on the smoker. It was delicious but it was way more than two people could possibly eat. We had sandwiches the next day but the beloved put his foot down on having chicken for the third day in a row. This is usually the situation with any leftovers we…

CHICKEN POT PIE

Sometimes life happens and you need something quick and easy to fix for dinner. This recipe fits the requirements. It uses some things I don’t normally purchase (canned soup), but it’s a delicious family favorite at our house. INGREDIENTS 4 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (leftover chicken is great for this recipe) 1 1/2 cups…