Category Archive: Family Dinners

Dec 30

Chickpea Feta Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

Here’s a quick and tasty salad that I prepare regularly during the week for lunch or dinner. The chickpeas adds a nice amount of protein and fiber and the feta gives this salad a nice zing of added flavor. The dressing is also a quick recipe that keeps in the fridge for up to a …

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Nov 30

Crispy Baked Chicken Cutlets

Chicken is so versatile and relatively inexpensive. It’s nice to always find new recipes to make at home. I love this recipe because, not only is it delicious but, it’s fast, easy and healthy since it’s baked not fried. Perfect for a weeknight meal. Add a veggie and starch and you have a delectable dinner …

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Nov 29

Simple Baked Chicken Thighs With Noodles and Peas

This chicken dish is a great weeknight meal since it’s so easy to throw together. I buy the chicken thighs already skinned and boned so that saves time on busy nights. I used yolkless noodles for a healthier version with some frozen peas. In no time at all you have a delicious dinner your whole family …

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Nov 15

Simple Rigatoni with Light Creamy Tomato Sauce

This recipe has been a favorite for many years. I got the recipe from a friends mom. She is a fabulous Italian cook. Makes the most amazing dishes but, this one I find is the most simple and most delicious.  The subtle small touch of cream gives the sauce a velvety texture that’s just delectable. Try this soon, I bet you …

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Nov 14

9 Warm You Up Soup Recipes

Winter has finally arrived, it kind of crept up on us. For me and my family, this time of year means warm-you-up dinners. Soup is just that. A hearty bowl of your favorite soup is a meal in itself. Here are 9 fantastic soup recipes from a few of our talented food blogger friends and a few from …

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Nov 08

8 Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips From Me To You

8 Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips From Me To You As much as we love the holidays, sometimes it can get stressful when we are the one who is making the holiday meal. These are just a few tips that I have picked up over the years that have helped me and may help you too. …

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Oct 18

Copycat KFC Mashed Potatoes

Do you love mashed potatoes? I do and so does my whole family. Sometimes I would run through the drive-in of KFC and pick up their mashed potatoes then, serve with the main meal. For awhile I never said anything. No one knew! I couldn’t stay silent any longer when my son said they were …

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Oct 16

Simple Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Here is a simple and delicious pot roast recipe that’s a staple around my home. It’s great for weeknight dinners. Using my trusty friend the slow cooker, my family and I have a warm and hearty dinner waiting for us after a long day. Try this soon, you will love it the way we do. …

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Oct 05

Old Fashioned Chicken and Stars Soup

Growing up my mom would open a can of chicken and stars soup when we were home sick from school. That was her special treat when we were feeling bad. Years after that, she started making the soup from scratch. Once she found the little star pasta, it was an even bigger treat for us …

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Oct 03

Grandma Ruthie’s Famous Noodle Kugel/Pudding

I feel blessed to have my mom Ruthie in my life. She’s turning 90 years old in two months. My dad and mom have been married for 71 years, and he’s turning 92 in a few months. They live up in Rhode Island just around the corner from my sister Rhonda and my niece Wendy …

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