Tag Archives: dinner

Roasted Chicken Parts

Roasted Chicken Parts You can use any kind of chicken parts.  I used chicken thighs (bone in) the  first time I tried this. Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs ( bone in ) 4 – T olive oil salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup fresh chopped herb (parsley – dill – or basil) Heat oven to […]

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut

Kielbasa and Sauerkraut 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2 baking apples, peeled, cored, and sliced 1 bag (16 ounces) sauerkraut, drained 1 cup white wine 1 tablespoon grainy or French mustard Salt and pepper to taste 2 pieces (12 ounces each) kielbasa, cut into 2 inch pieces Preheat oven […]

Tomato Risotto

Simple ingredients and pretty quick to cook, but very attention-consuming for the last 25 minutes. Makes 4 servings. Ingredients 2 large, ripe, beefsteak tomatoes (1.5 lb each) 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 3/4 cup Carnaroli or Arborio rice 4 cups of boiling water 1/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper high quality […]

Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed Peppers   Ingredients 4  large green peppers 2  Tablespoons olive oil 1  lb. of ground beef 1/2 cup   onion, chopped 2 cups   rice 2  eggs well beaten 1/2 teaspoon  paprika 2 teaspoon  kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon  pepper 1 Tablespoon  Worcestershire sauce 15 oz  can of tomato sauce   Directions You need to […]

Spicy Peanut Soup with Chicken and Collards

That title! So seductive! The thought of wilted collards bathing in a spicy peanut broth with the occasional chunk of tender chicken — how can you not want to make this recipe? My suggestion: don’t. I make an effort to bring lunch to work every day of the week. To avoid falling into the boring […]

Mom’s Chili

Ingredients 4  Tablespoons olive oil 1  onion, chopped 4  stalks of celery, chopped 2  carrots, diced 3/4  cup frozen corn 3/4  cup frozen green beans, cut into small pieces 1  double size can of tomatoes (packed in tomato juice) 1  small can diced green chilies 1  can kidney beans, rinsed 1  can black beans, rinsed […]

Meat Lasagna

  Ingredients 3/4  pounds lean ground beef 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes 2 (6 ounce) cans tomato paste 12 dry lasagna noodles 2 eggs, beaten 1 pint part-skim ricotta cheese […]