Sunday Table chat :

Sunday  Table chat :

Today around the dinner table we are sharing family memories and of course that leads to food. My Grandmother (Dad Mom) -raised 12 kids and cooked lunch everyday. But to make things easy -she had a set menu that never really changed. If it was Monday Beans- if it's Sunday : Smothered Chicken , Rice, [...]

Chicken and Vegetable Sheet pan

It's time for our Wednesday Food Blog. In my Kitchen I am focusing on healthy meals with lots of vegetables. A perfect time for a quick and easy sheet pan recipe. This one uses potatoes and spinach but you can swap out any vegetables your family would enjoy... Lisa 2 pounds red potatoes (about 6 [...]

February is Heart Month

February  is Heart Month

Heart healthy Chicken Picatta from American Heart Association from my kitchen. Lisa 8 oz. whole-wheat angel hair pasta (cooked to package instructions)OR8 oz whole-wheat spaghetti (cooked to package instructions)2 Tbsp. whole-wheat flour1/4 tsp. black pepper2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (all visible fat discarded, butterflied)nonstick Cooking spray1 1/2 cup sliced, fresh mushrooms2 tsp. garlic (jarred, minced)2 Tbsp. lemon juice1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock2 tsp. salt-free, or, low-sodium Italian seasoning2 medium zucchini (thinly sliced) [...]

Cajun Chicken Fricassee

Cajun Chicken Fricassee

It's Lunch time in Washington and in many of the  Restraint and Cafe's you will find this classic Cajun recipe on the menu:      1 chicken Cut op 3 C water 1 large onion /chopped 1 large bell pepper/ chopped 3 T of roux salt,pepper,and red paper to taste Boil water ,roux,and seasoning until roux is dissolved, Add [...]

Thursday * In the Kitchen

I don't know about you but we have had a crazy busy week. I need a quick & easy meal for the family. Looks like Crock Pot time.      Chicken Cacciatore    ( slow cooker style) 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 (28 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce ( you can also used diced [...]