The Organized Life, Chicken Pot Pie Enchiladas

To keep ahead of chaos for holiday weekends, a big casserole, a one dish meal that can be made in advance, is my go to meal. My group often arrives at different times so it can be ready when they are   Enchiladas are not only my family’s favorite, they are quick and easy to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Figgy Pistachio Chicken with Balsamic Glaze

This dish got rave reviews from HHjr, he proclaimed it an amazing combo of flavors and contrasts…   Pretty fancy for Take-out Tuesday, right? But guess what, I made this after a long hot day of running around town when cooking was the last thing I wanted to do… But, dinner was my turn that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Teriyaki Chicken

Are you ever disappointed when you make a recipe that should be insanely good, and it turns out just so-so?     I recently made a Lemon Teriyaki Chicken, that was going to be so WOW easy, and so IRRESISTIBLY delicious, that it was bound to make me a star  ⭐️     Except that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Ham Bechamel Pasta

My favorite part of cooking is the creative side~ even though I plan dinners in advance, sometimes I deviate… and make up a recipe~ 34 degrees and raining made me reach for the pasta 😊 This isn’t exactly diet food, but with lower calorie pasta, and Bechamel Sauce made with olive oil instead of butter, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Name this dish!

This is one of my best original recipes ever…it is swoon~worthy divine every time!  But it needs a name…In the past I have called it Ok, You Seriously Have to Make This Chicken Semi-enchilada Sorta Cannelloni Dish!   a little wordy, yes? And then there’s A Mexican and an Italian go to Alabama by way of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Two Easy Favorites

These are not new recipes, and you probably have your very own version… I decided to mention these anyway just in case you have forgotten about these old favorites, and I have a trick or two to make them extra easy and delicious… Easy Italian Sausage Ziti Bake gets a flavor boost from Italian sausage, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Twisted Marco Polo

Ham & cheese is one of my very favorite combos, and I’m a pretty big fan of crispy chicken too so any version of Chicken Cordon Bleu is appealing to me! I have tried many versions of this and finally hit upon one that I absolutely LOVE. Here’s a couple of twists on Chicken Marco … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Party Chicken & a little Turkey Tablescape

Yesterday I posted a menu suitable for election night, today’s Party Chicken would make a nice meal for election night also! Get it, Party Chicken? Anyhooo…all the election stuff has made me pretty nuts!  I decided to relieve my stress level a little by playing with some fall decor.  You will save so much time … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Secret Chicken Enchiladas

Everybody has a recipe for Chicken Enchiladas, but my “secret” is how easy these are, and I usually have all the ingredients on hand for a fast delicious family meal or a wonderful casserole to give to a friend.  You can make it ahead 24 hours, or freeze and bake later.  It would be a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet and Sour Chicken

This is the best sweet and sour chicken I have ever had and it’s EASY! Hungry Husband loved it and you can make it in advance.  That makes it a perfect recipe to me. You probably have all the ingredients on hand You dip chicken cubes into cornstarch and then in beaten egg and into … Continue reading

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