Casserole · holiday · Sides

Fully Loaded Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Love it or hate it, green bean casserole is a polarizing side dish. I'm in the "love it" camp. I love everything about it: the creamy mushroom soup, the salty canned green beans, the crispy French-fried onions. I get why green bean casserole gets a bad rap, though. It is a bunch of less-than-stellar ingredients… Continue reading Fully Loaded Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

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

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

dinner · entree · Meatless Monday · vegetarian

Roasted Mushroom Tacos with Corn Salsa

I've been trying to eat more vegetarian/vegan meals since meat prices are so high right now. So far, I've stuck to one meatless meal a week. This week I made tacos with all veggies and it was phenomenal. Mushrooms have always been my favorite and they're the perfect meat replacement, especially if cooked correctly. Portobello… Continue reading Roasted Mushroom Tacos with Corn Salsa