Take-out Tuesday, French Onion Chicken Bubble-up

This is an easy weeknight dinner, pretty much a “dump and go” type casserole… lots of flavors and textures in the simple 6 ingredient dinner! It’s a casserole of chicken in a creamy sauce surrounded by biscuit pieces and topped with cheese and French fried onions I started by poaching boneless chicken breasts You could … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken, Bacon & Asparagus Stuffed Crescent Bake

Okay, this is definitely “eyes roll back in your head,” swoonworthy! Crescent rolls stuffed with chicken, asparagus and bacon baked in a bath of Asiago cream sauce… Now it might not look very exciting, but after the first bite, you will be wowed! I recently made Bacon Jam Asparagus Rolls for our Easter Spring Charcuterie … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Chicken Casserole with Bacon & Tots

This recipe has been floating around the internet and when HHjr came across it, he knew it would be a great weeknight dinner Easy, kid friendly and do ahead means “winner winner chicken dinner” to both of us! Boneless chicken a bag of frozen tots, milk, cheese, cooked bacon and seasoning, that’s it! He used … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chicken, Corn and Black Bean Lasagna and Autumn Snack Mix

Sunday the weary hurricane warriors returned and I wanted to reward them in some way, they worked all weekend cleaning up our beach house, property, plus helping neighbors, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally There was no water the first two days and no power until after they left on Sunday… hot, humid, buggy, smelly, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Thanksgiving

This is a summer version of Thanksgiving, Lots holiday flavors in a no sweat, easy weeknight meal Cranberry chicken, stuffing, string beans with almonds… You can have this entire dinner prepped and in the oven in 15 minutes! First get the chicken going Marinated the chicken in buttermilk overnight if you have time, it just … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cornbread and Wild Rice Chicken & Mushroom Stuffing

Start with some cooked chicken, grilled, roasted or rotisserie… Cube cornbread   I used deli cornbread but you can make your own     Saute onions and celery   Saute mushrooms   Make some wild rice, I used Mahatma Long Grain and Wild Rice mix   Add cooked vegetables and chicken to rice   Gently … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chicken with Sherry Mushroom Sauce

This IS the easiest dinner you will ever make… If you are a super foodie, or an “anti mushroom soup snob,” do not read any further…sorry…but this is just too easy and too good not to share~ The prep might take you 5 minutes Okay 6 Saute sliced mushrooms in butter and olive oil and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Blue Ribbon Chicken Gratin

Do you like Chicken Cordon Bleu?  You know, a ham and cheese stuffed chicken breast, which is breaded and baked or fried?  Yum… Have you ever wondered why it’s called Cordon Bleu?  Cordon Bleu is French for blue ribbon, as in a recipe worthy of a blue ribbon… This recipe has the same main ingredients … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Tetrazzini

Tetrazzini: A baked pasta dish originally made with turkey, mushrooms, cream sauce, and Parmesan cheese.  Named after an Italian opera singer, Luisa Tetrazzini, who apparently sung with delight when this was served~ This version made us sing with delight! It is made with chicken instead of turkey, some leftover ham, a “clean out the refrigerator” … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Green Bean Casserole Pot Pie

I deviated from the lite eating plan,  just a little,  with this ultimate in comfort food,  chicken pot pie There was snow in the forecast again and we needed some “stick to the ribs” goodness Now, this isn’t low fat by any means, BUT!   It is portion controlled, and I did use some fattening ingredients, … Continue reading