Adventures with a Deep Fried Turkey

Deep fried turkey is not for the faint of heart or those afraid of scalding hot oil. A few years ago the hubs decided that he had to do this at least once. After doing much research online, including watching many videos on YouTube on how this cooking technique can go wrong, this is what…

How to Cook a Turkey

The other day I posted up some very helpful phone numbers and websites where you can get help should you need it on Thanksgiving Day, but what you really need to know is how to cook a turkey. Cooking a turkey isn’t very hard. In fact, I’ve watched my husband cook it every year since…

Homemade Shake-n-Bake

I love making oven fried chicken and before developing my food allergies loved the ease of using shake-n-bake. So after playing around in the kitchen I came up with my own version that is tasty and family approved. I hope you like this recipe for homemade shake-n-bake as much as my family does. Homemade Shake-n-Bake…

Lemon Chicken

The other night I made a variation of lemon chicken that was so yummy. However the mushrooms that were in it turned out fabulous I plan on keeping the marinade recipe and using it just for the mushrooms! Lemon chicken is delicious and fun to cook for a crowd. Lemon Chicken 3 lemons 1 tbsp….

Quick Pantry Dinner

There are times, as much as I hate to admit it, that I completely fail at planning a menu in advance. I am all about quick meals these days. Between my job, being a mom, and running a household I do not have the time I used to have to spend in the kitchen on…

Gluten Free Orzo Chicken Salad

This was my very own creating and it turned out so well, that the family asked me to keep it around. Bonus, this was a crazy easy recipe to make.  When I first made it I was not eating gluten free, but have since given it a tweak to match my gluten-free cooking needs. When…

Quick Meat Sauce

I like to make large batches of spaghetti sauce so I always have some in the freezer ready to thaw for a busy school night dinner. This quick meat sauce lives up to it’s name. It goes together quickly and is tasty as well. I prefer to make marinara for my batch cooking days, but…

Healthy Eating Chicken Burrito Bowl

Sometimes it feels like too much effort to make a prepared dish, especially when you’re working on healthy eating. I found a bunch of recipes calling themselves such-and-such bowl. They seemed like an easy way to put dinner together with little effort. I came up with this healthy eating chicken burrito bowl recipe. Let me…

Allergy Safe Recipe Chicken Paprika

I have been testing out another new cookbook in an effort to cook a healthier, allergy safe recipe. There is no end to the number of recipes I have tagged to try. There are so many cookbooks in my house, some that I have not even tried a single recipe from. Sadly I have even…