Categories: Difficulty, Easy, Hard, Intermediate

Crispy Roasted Potatos

November 5th, 2012
  Ingredients4 tbsp butter4 tbsp oil4 lbs. potatoes1 shallot, slicedSaltPepperThyme DirectionsCombine the butter and oil.  Brush onto a 12" cast iron skillet.  Set the remaining butter mixture aside.Peel the potatoes and slice… more »

Chocolate Cake

November 1st, 2012
Yield: 10 servings IngredientsCake1 box (18.25 oz.) chocolate cake mix + ingredients to prepare1 box (3.9 oz.) instant chocolate pudding mix1 cup mini chocolate chips1 cup sour creamFrosting1 1/2 cups butter at room temperature… more »

Balsamic Pot Roast

October 29th, 2012
  Ingredients1 Beef roast (3 - 4 lbs)Vegetables3 celery ribs with leaves, cut into 1.5" pieces2 carrots, peels and cut into 1" pieces1/2 large onion, coarsely chopped3 turnips, peeled and cut into pieces1 large potato, cut into pieces… more »

Potato Kielbasa Skillet

October 25th, 2012
  Yield: 8 servings Ingredients2 lbs. red potatoes, cleaned and cubed2 tbsp oil2 packages (14 oz. each) kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices1/2 large white onion, chopped4 tbsp brown sugar4 tbsp red wine vinegar2 tbsp dijon must… more »

Chicken with Sun Dried Tomato Sauce

October 22nd, 2012
  Yield: 6 servings IngredientsChicken2 chicken breasts, flattened and cut into three piecees each1 cup flour3 eggs1 1/2 cups seasoned Italian bread crumbsSauce1 1/2 tbsp butter1/2 cup chopped white onions4 green onions, c… more »

Five Cheese Baked Macaroni

October 18th, 2012
  Ingredients1 package (16 oz.) rotini6 tbsp butter1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 garlic clove, minced1/3 cup flour1/2 cup chicken broth4 cups heavy whipping cream1 tsp pepper1/2 tsp salt8 oz. havarti cheese, grated8 oz. goat ch… more »

Nutella Meringue Cookies

October 15th, 2012
  Yield: Ingredients8 egg whites1 tsp vanilla1/2 tsp salt1 cup sugar2 cups confectioners' sugarNutella DirectionsPlace the egg whites, vanilla, and salt into a large bowl.  Using a hand mixer, whip on medium speed until foamy.  … more »

Chocolate Drizzled Gingerbread Cake

October 11th, 2012
This cake has very strong flavor of gingerbread, made extra potent by the use of blackstrap molasses.  The topping counters that just perfectly, though, so you'll have a good balance of sweet and bitter. IngredientsCake1 cup butter, softened1… more »

Quick and Hearty Tomato Soup

October 8th, 2012
  Yield: 5 servings Ingredients2 strips of thick-cut bacon2 cans (10.75 oz.) condensed tomato soup1 can (12 oz.) evaporated milk1 can (5 oz.) evaporated milk1 can (14.25 oz.) diced tomatoesSour creamShredded cheese (I used asiago)… more »

Sesame Chicken Wings

October 4th, 2012
  Ingredients3 lbs chicken wings1/2 cup soy sauce1/3 cup water1/4 cup sugar2 tbsp oil4 green onions, chopped1/2 large sweet onion, sliced3 garlic cloves, minced2 tbsp sesame seedsDash of black pepper DirectionsCut the chic… more »

Black Pepper Chocolate Cookies

October 1st, 2012
  Ingredients1/2 cup powdered cocoa1 cup packed brown sugar1 1/2 tsp cinnamon1 1/2 tsp ground cloves1/2 tsp baking soda4 1/2 tsp baking powder1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper10 tbsp butter, melted1 cup milk2 1/2 - 3 cups flour4 oz.… more »

Crunchy Italian Chicken Breasts

September 24th, 2012
  Ingredients2/3 cup italian bread crumbs1 cup grated romano cheese1 tsp dried oregano1 tsp dried basil1 tsp dried parsley4 garlic cloves, minced1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper1/2 cup flour3 eggs, beaten3 full chicken breast, cut wid… more »

Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

September 20th, 2012
  IngredientsFilling1/2 cup sugar1/4 cup brown sugar1/4 tsp ground cloves1/4 tsp cardamom1/4 tsp cinnamon1 tbsp cornstarch5 cups peeled and sliced peaches1 1/2 tsp lime juice1 cup blueberriesPastry2 cups flour2 tbsp… more »

Gnocchi, Corn, and Mushrooms in Cream Sauce

September 17th, 2012
  Yield: 4 servings   Ingredients1 lb. potato gnocchi3 ears of corn3/4 cup half-and-half3 oz. cream cheese1 tsp salt1 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp basil1/4 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp crushed red pepper1 lb. mushrooms, stems removed a… more »

Baked Chicken Thighs

September 10th, 2012
  Ingredients1/2 cup oil1/2 cup balsamic vinegar2 tsp italian seasoning6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts1/3 cup shredded asiago cheeseBlackberry BBQ sauce. DirectionsIn a small bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, and italian season… more »