Mom’s Macaroni & Cheese

Mom’s Macaroni & Cheese Author: Becky Trent Recipe type: Pasta, Side Dishes Serves: 4 to 6 Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 20 mins This is just about the easiest form of Mac & Cheese out there. It’s just Velveeta, milk and pasta, that’s it. Couldn’t be easier. Ingredients 2 cups […]

Oven-Fried Chicken

  Oven-Fried Chicken Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Chicken Serves: 4 Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 25 mins Ingredients ¼ cup fat-free mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 tsp. dried parsley flakes ¼ tsp. garlic powder ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1 cup multigrain cracker crumbs (about 20 crackers) […]

Pasta Primavera


Pasta Primavera Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Pasta This is a great and simple summer time dish with lots of fresh herbs from the garden and best of all, you don’t need the oven! Ingredients 1 lb pasta (I used large shells) 3 tbsp olive oil 1 cup frozen sweet peas 2 tbsp butter 1 […]

Cafeteria Sloppy Joes

Cafeteria Sloppy Joes Author: Becky Trent Recipe type: Beef Sometimes food is the best window to the past. Try this recipe anytime you want to re-live those childhood days of recess and naps and…man, those were the days! Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 2 tbsp olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves […]

Buttermilk Fried Chicken


Buttermilk Fried Chicken Doesn’t get any better or more Southern than Buttermilk Fried Chicken. This recipe starts in the fryer and ends in the oven so you get a good crispy coating and a tender inside. Ingredients 2 chickens, cut into serving pieces 1 quart buttermilk 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 […]

Brown Bag Chicken


Brown Bag Chicken Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Chicken I saw this on Martha Stewart the other day but I have to say my family has been making this F*O*R*E*V*E*R. We also make our turkeys in a brown bag but you’ll have to wait until Thanksgiving for that recipe. This is by far the most […]

Yellow Curry Chicken


Yellow Curry Chicken Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Ethnic, Chicken I was a little intimidated taking on such a staple of a cuisine I don’t know much about. Although I have had LOTS of yellow curry at Thai restaurants I find in my travels, that doesn’t mean I’m saying I’m an expert. But this was […]

Mustard Crusted Pork Chops


Mustard Crusted Pork Chops Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Pork This is a really good recipe for a meat that is lacking in variety. Good balance between tangy and sweet. It’s a must try. Ingredients 4 pork chops, 1-inch thick salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste ½ cup Dijon mustard 1 tbsp brown sugar […]

Basil Lemon Cream Sauce

Basil Lemon Cream Sauce Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Sauces This is a really simple sauce when you get sick of Alfredo or red sauce on pasta. Very summery and earthy. Great on penne or tortellini! Ingredients 1 stick of butter ¾ cup heavy cream (at room temperature) 1 lemon (juice of) or 2 tbsp […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Soups This is really good and the easiest chicken tortilla soup recipe I’ve ever come up with. Ingredients 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (10 oz) can rotel 1 pkg taco seasoning 1 pkg enchilada seasoning 14-18 (5-6 inch) corn tortillas Fritos chips and Cheddar cheese (optional) […]

Breaded Chicken Strips


Breaded Chicken Strips Author: Joshua Trent Recipe type: Chicken These turned out so good! I would say, depending on the size of the chicken strips, check after 2½ minutes because once these babies start turning brown, they go really fast. For those of you who didn’t know it, butter burns really fast! Which is why […]