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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]