Archive for the 'Main Dishes' Category

Southern BBQ Sliders – Made with Snow White Drive-In BBQ

on Jan 3rd 2012

Right now my hubby and I are on a ski trip with a group of 50+ home schoolers. Right now, we are all exhausted from 2 days of skiing but have had the time of our lives. Right now, we all have full tummies and are very, very satisfied. Right now, I’m very thankful I […]

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How to Brine a Turkey -Best Turkey EVER!

on Nov 21st 2011

How to Brine a Turkey This is our third year to brine a turkey and we decided to make a video to share with you about the process.  Hope you enjoy it. This is an easy way to prepare your turkey for that Thanksgiving feast.  The fruits and herbs which go into the brine give the turkey […]

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Walking Tacos – Themes and Variations

on Nov 3rd 2011

Fall is the perfect time to host a bonfire or hay ride or campout.  My dear friend Karen and I spent some time catching up recently and she helped me brainstorm a little bit to come up with some new ways to serve guests at such outdoor gatherings.  By the time our visit ended, we […]

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Meatless Monday – Old Fashioned Tomato Gravy

on Aug 29th 2011

I can’t believe its Monday again which means here at its time for another Meatless Monday post.  Today’s feature is Old Fashioned Tomato Gravy.  The recipe is simple and quick and the gravy can be served over hot biscuits, mashed potatoes, or even some meatloaf!  I used garden fresh tomatoes and pureed them right […]

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$$ Frugal Friday – Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

on Aug 25th 2011

I debated wheather to let this post stand alone as a regular, or include it as a Frugal Friday post.  Now I know you can drop by Little Ceaser’s on Friday evening and pick up a cheap premade pizza.  And there are times when we all have to do so.  However, the males around here […]

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Meatless Monday – Spaghetti Squash

on Aug 15th 2011

Monday is here again which means it is time for a meatless post.  Take a good look at this photo.  Is that spaghetti, the traditional pasta for marinara?  It may look like pasta, but it isn’t. It’s spaghetti squash cooked in the microwave then topped with some left-over 20 Minute Marinara.  If you are looking […]

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Chicken “Farmer John” (Parmesan)

on Jul 30th 2011

This recipe is in honor of my sweet niece Abby Kate who is convinced those of us who love the Italian dish, Chicken Parmesan are actually eating Chicken Farmer John!  Poor Farmer John.  It’s a shame he couldn’t have been a little more courageous. This recipe is not fried, but prepared easily with a modest […]

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Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches

on Apr 25th 2011

Our family is thrilled that spring has sprung here in Tennessee and we can finally file away those winter soup recipes.  The grass is green, the cows are mooing, and it is time to fire up the grill.  Here’s my latest creation, Hawaiian Chicken Sandwiches. The chicken is marinated in a home made teriyaki base […]

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Mini Mexican Meatloaf

on Mar 2nd 2011

If the thought of dry traditional meatloaf topped with ketchup lacks appeal, why not try giving meatloaf a little ZING?!  I like to make miniature portions of this Southern classic with Mild Rotel and top the little loaves with Restaurant Style Salsa.  And a small can of evaporated milk is the secret ingredient to keeping […]

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Hillbilly Hash

on Dec 27th 2010

What could be better on a cold winter’s morning that Hillbilly Hash for breakfast?  Made with country ham, fresh pineapple, red and green pepper, and Ore Ida frozen hash browns, Hill Billy Hash will please any ornary or contrary guest at your breakfast table. 2 cups Ore Ida frozen hash browns country style 4 Tablespoons […]

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