dinner · entree · pork

Secret Ingredient Smothered Pork Chops

You ever run across a recipe in an old cookbook and think, "there's no way that could work"? This happens to me A LOT. I've found Velveeta made into fudge (no way that could work!) and 'impossible' cakes made without eggs (how could that work??). But sometimes, just sometimes, it actually DOES work. This recipe… Continue reading Secret Ingredient Smothered Pork Chops

beef · dinner · entree · one pan

Bacon Cheeseburger Mac Skillet

I'd love to meet someone who has never made Hamburger Helper. When I was in college, Hamburger Helper was my dinner savior. I made so much of it that I think I made myself sick. My favorite, of course, was the stroganoff (both pasta AND potatoes) and cheeseburger mac. That last one is also my… Continue reading Bacon Cheeseburger Mac Skillet

Chicken · dinner · entree · sandwich

Grilled Chicken & Veggie Sandwich

One of the first things I ever taught myself to cook was a grilled chicken sandwich. Not eggs. Not pasta. A grilled chicken sandwich. Growing up, my house always had an abundance of French bread, for some reason. In high school, I decided to make a massive sandwich. I didn't want to use sandwich meat---and… Continue reading Grilled Chicken & Veggie Sandwich