“Nod to Cincinnati Chili”

When I was growing up, one of my favorite dinners was “Three-Way Chili” otherwise known as “Cincinnati Chili.” Did you know that Cincinnati Ohio has their OWN chili? They even have restaurants dedicated to this chili, called “Skyline Chili.” I wish I could recommend that you go eat at one of these little diners the … [Read more…]

Meng Menu: Recipe for Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice casserole

Sunday: Homemade pizza night, salad, Monday: Chili, rolls Tuesday: Sausage and Kale pastaWednesday: Egg muffins, hashbrowns, fruit saladThursday: Helman’s chicken, Parmesan rice, green beansFriday: Out to eatSaturday: Chicken, rice and broccoli casserole (See recipe below!) Sunday: Potato soupMonday: London Broil, baked potatoes, green beansTuesday: Pork loin, stuffing, peasWednesday: Spaghetti, saladThursday: Sausage, kale and potato soup, … [Read more…]

Breakfast Puffs: Recipe

Have you ever made Yorkshire pudding? I hadn’t even heard of it until I was watching Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives on Food Network a few weeks ago. A Yorkshire pudding is a savory bread-like dish that is simultaneously crispy, chewy, and all around delicious!  I decided to make a sweet, breakfast version so here is … [Read more…]

Spinach-Bacon Mac and Cheese: Recipe

I posted on my FB status that I was making Spinach-Bacon Mac and Cheese for dinner tonight. Here is how I did it. I used this recipe for inspiration but I changed a lot of things to make it my own.  Ingredients 2 cups short pasta (macaroni, penne, etc.; I used rotini)  1/2 lb bacon, … [Read more…]

Meng Menu + Recipe for Broiled Asian Pork Strips

Monday: London Broil, mashed potatoes, salad Tuesday: Skinny Chicken Florentine Wednesday: Pizza roll, salad Thursday: Fried pork chops, mashed potatoes, green beans Friday: Spaghetti, salad Saturday: Broiled Asian pork strips, rice, broccoli  I have not missed the irony of having Skinny Chicken Florentine on Tuesday and Fried Pork Chops on Thursday. Maybe they will balance … [Read more…]

Meng Menu + London Broil Recipe

Sunday: Broccoli Cheese Soup, bread Monday: Pizza roll, salad Tuesday: Sloppy Joes, baked fries, green beans Wednesday: Asian marinated pork strips, rice, broccoli Thursday: Cheez it chicken, mashed potatoes, kale Friday: London broil, baked potatoes, salad Saturday: Breaded pork chops, mashed potatoes/gravy, corn Here is our menu for the week. I have been including London … [Read more…]

Meng Menu + Sauteed Kale with Bacon and Onion Recipe

Sunday: London Broil, smashed red potatoes, garden salad Monday: Crispy pan fried cod, parmesan rice, green beans Tuesday: Frozen pizza, salad Wednesday: Chicken pot pie Thursday: Grilled pork chops, smashed potatoes, sauteed kale w/ bacon and onions (RECIPE below!) Friday: Sandwiches, veggies, chips Saturday: Homemade Biscuits and gravy, fruit salad Wow. I haven’t done a … [Read more…]