Main Dishes

 

Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops

Apple Cinnamon Pork Chops 4 pork chops (bone-in, about 3/4-inch thick, rib)salt and pepper3 tablespoons butter (divided)2 apples (peeled (optional), cored and thinly sliced)1 large white onion (halved and thinly sliced)2 tablespoons packed brown sugar2 teaspoons...

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms 2 tsp vegetable oil3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar2 tsp Dijon mustard1 medium clove garlic (crushed)1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast (four 4-oz pieces)2 cup mushrooms (small)1/3 cup chicken broth1/4 tsp thyme (crumbled) In a nonstick...

Braised Brisket

Braised Brisket 1 tablespoon sea salt (plus more for seasoning)1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper2 tablespoons dried thyme2 tablespoons sweet paprika2 tablespoons dried sage10 lbs whole beef brisket1/4 cup grapeseed oil8 medium onions (3 pounds sliced)1 teaspoon black...

Bronco Riders Chili

Bronco Riders Chili 1 lb ground turkey1 tsp oil2 cup water1 small bay leaf3 tbsp chili powder1 tsp salt (this is half of what the original recipe calls for)1 clove garlic (minced)3/4 tsp ground cumin1/2 tsp dried oregano (crumbled)1/4 - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper1 tsp...

Carne Asada

Carne Asada 2-3 lb flank steak (or skirt, 1 inch thick)1/3 cup white vinegar1/3 cup olive oil (or oil of choice)2 limes (juiced)4 cloves garlic (minced)1 tsp salt1 tsp pepper1 tsp chili powder1 tsp garlic powder1 tsp cumin1 tsp dried oregano1 tsp smoked paprika...

Cashew Chicken

Cashew Chicken Chicken2 Tbsp olive oil2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into 1 inch pieces)1 Tbsp cornstarch2 red bell pepper (cut into 1 inch pieces)1 cup cashews1/2 bunch green onion (chopped)Sauce:1/3 cup soy sauce (gluten free if needed)1/4 cup rice...

Chicken Fried Rice

p 206 Chicken Fried Rice 2 tbsp Canola oil2 large egg (lightly beaten)1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into thin strips)1 tbsp fresh ginger (minced and peeled)1 clove garlic (minced)1 cup scallion (chopped)4 cups long grain rice (cooked)1 1/2 cups frozen...

Chicken Marsala

p 57 Chicken Marsala 2 tsp olive oil16 oz boneless skinless chicken breast (thinly sliced into 4 portions)1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper2 cups mushrooms (sliced)2 tsp all-purpose flour1/4 cup dry Marsala wine1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth1 tsp...

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata 16 oz boneless skinless chicken breast10 oz mushrooms (sliced)2 cups fat free chicken broth1/3 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup white wine1/4 cup lemon juice (fresh)1 tbsp butter4 cloves garlic (minced)1/4 cup parsley (minced)2 tbsp capers (rinsed)1 tsp...

Chicken Piccata 2

Chicken Piccata 2 2-4 pound boneless skinless chicken breast ( halved, or 4-8 chicken cutlets)1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon saltPinch ground black pepper3 Tbsp Parmesan cheese (Grated)4 Tbsp olive oil4 Tbsp butter1/2 cup chicken stock ( or dry white wine such...

Chicken Spaghetti

Chicken Spaghetti 2 cups chicken (Cooked)3 cups Spaghetti (Dry, Broken Into Two Inch Pieces)2 cans cream of mushroom soup2 cups Sharp Cheddar Cheese (Grated )1/4 cup green bell pepper (Finely Diced )1/4 cup onion (Finely Diced )4 oz diced pimentos (Drained (1 jar))2...

Chicken Thighs with Peppery Pesto

Chicken Thighs with Peppery Pesto 3 pounds bone-in skin-on chicken thighs1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon black pepper2 teaspoons spice seasoning ((you could just use paprika))2 teaspoons coconut oil1 cup arugula (firmly packed)1/4 cup Italian parsley (flat-leaf)1/4 cup...

Chicken Tortellini with Broccoli Rabe

Chicken Tortellini with Broccoli Rabe 1 pound broccoli rabe (trimmed)1 pound chicken tortellini2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 cloves garlic (chopped)1/2 teaspoon crushed red peppersalt2 tablespoons butter8 ounces sliced oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes...

Crispy Slow Cooker Carnitas

Crispy Slow Cooker Carnitas 5 pound lean boneless pork roast (excess fat trimmed, cut into 3-inch chunks)1 cup beer (or chicken stock)1 medium white onion (diced)4 cloves garlic (peeled and minced)1 tablespoon chipotle powder2 teaspoons cumin1 teaspoon black pepper1...

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken 4 boneless skinless chicken breast20 oz canned pineapple slices (drained and juice reserved)1 green bell pepper (seeded and chopped)3 tbsp soy sauce2 tbsp brown sugar1 lemon (juiced)1/2 tsp ground ginger2 tbsp corn starch1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp...

Crock-Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Crock-Pot Honey Garlic Chicken 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast (or legs or thighs)5 cloves garlic (chopped)1 tsp oregano3/4 cup soy sauce1/4 cup ketchup1/2 cup spicy honey bbq sauce1/3 cup honeypinch saltdash pepper Place Chicken in Crock-Pot.Mix spices, soy...

Cuban Pork

Cuban Pork Brine1 large pork shoulder4 cup orange juice2 cup water1/2 cup rice wine vinegar1/2 cup spiced rum1/2 cup kosher salt1/4 cup dark brown sugar1 head garlic (cloves peeled and crushed)2 stems oregano (roughly chopped)2 stems rosemary (roughly chopped)2 stems...

Fennel-Crusted Pork Loin With Roasted Potatoes and Pears

Fennel-Crusted Pork Loin With Roasted Potatoes and Pears 1 tablespoon fennel seeds2 cloves garlic (minced)4 tablespoons olive oil2 pounds boneless pork loin2 red onion (quartered)1 pound small white potatoes (quartered)3 firm pears (cored and quartered, such as...

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso’s Chicken

General Tso's Chicken This recipe could also be supplemented with sliced mushrooms and thinly sliced carrots 3 cup chicken broth (reduced-sodium)6 tbsp cornstarch8 tbsp sugar8 tbsp low sodium soy sauce4 tbsp white wine vinegar2 tsp ground ginger8 tsp peanut oil8...

Grandmother Paul’s Fried Chicken

Grandmother Paul's Fried Chicken salt and pepper (for seasoning chicken)shortening (for frying)3 egg1/3 cup water2 cups self-rising flour1 teaspoon black pepper1 chicken (cut into pieces, 2 1/2 pound) Heat shortening in a cast iron skillet to 350 degrees F.Beat...

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes 4 pounds chicken thighs (skin-on, bone-in )1 tablespoon kosher salt1 tablespoon dried oregano1 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground)1 teaspoon rosemary (dried)1 pinch cayenne pepper1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh)1/2 cup olive oil6 cloves...

Greek Meatballs with Avocado Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Meatballs with Avocado Tzatziki Sauce Greek Meatballs1 lb ground lamb (or ground beef)1/2 red onion (medium, finely diced (about ½ cup))2 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 lemon zest1 tablespoon fresh oregano (chopped or 1 teaspoon dried oregano)1 teaspoon ground...

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas For the Steak Fajita Marinade:1/2 cup soy sauce1/2 cup lime juice ((6-8 limes))1/2 cup canola oil1/4 cup packed brown sugar2 teaspoons ground cumin seed2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper1 tablespoon chili powder (see note)3 cloves...

Instant Pot Carnitas

Instant Pot Crispy Carnitas Derived from https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/instant-pot-crispy-carnitas/ Carnitas5 lbs boneless pork roast ( excess fat trimmed, cut into 2-inch chunks)salt and pepper1 tablespoon olive oil1 batch mojo sauce (see below)cilantro leaves...

Instant Pot Lasgna Soup

Instant Pot Lasagna Soup 1 cup onion (Chopped)3 clove garlic (minced)8 oz cooked chicken sausage (thinly sliced)4 cup chicken stock2 cup marinara sauce1 cup water1/2 tsp kosher salt1/2 tsp black pepper6 oz lasgna noodles (about 7 noodles, broken into pieces)6 tbsp...

Instant Pot Pot Roast

Instant Pot Pot Roast 2 tablespoons olive oil4-5 lb beef roast1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper (ground)1 1/2 cups beef stock3 russet potatoes (diced)1 lb baby carrots3 stalks celery (sliced)1 package McCormick Pot Roast Seasoning5 tablespoons butterparsley...

Italian Sausages with Winter Squash

One Pan Wonder: Italian Sausages with WInter Squash 1 lb rope sausage1 winter squash (halved ,seeded and cut into 1/4 in slices)1 in red onion (cut in half and sliced, ½ inch slices)2-3 tablespoons oil5 sage (fresh, chopped)salt and pepperParmesan cheese (or Romano,...

Kicked-Up Jambalaya

Kicked-Up Jambalaya 1/4 cup olive oil1 pound shrimp (medium, peeled and deveined)Creole seasoning (recipe follows)1 chicken (cut into 8 pieces)1 1/2 pounds andouille sausage (cut into 1/2-inch cubes)2 cups onion (chopped)1 cup celery (chopped)1 cup green bell pepper...

Kung Pao Chicken

Kung Pao Chicken KUNG PAO CHICKEN2 tablespoon vegetable oil (or peanut oil)1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into 1-inch pieces)1 red bell pepper (cored and diced)1 green bell pepper (cored and diced)2 cloves garlic (minced)1/2 cup peanuts4 dried red...

Kung Pao Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Kung Pao Chicken Lettuce Wraps 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (chopped very small)3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce (divided)2 tbps cornstarch (divided)1/4 cup water2 tbps mirin (or sweet wine like Riesling)1-1/2 tbps chili garlic sauce2 teaspoons brown sugar1...

Lemon-Sage Roast Turkey Breast

Lemon-Sage Roast Turkey Breast 3 Tbsp unsalted butter (softened, divided)3 Tbsp sage (chopped, plush extra for garnish (optional))1 Tbsp thyme (chopped)1/2 tsp lemon zest (grated, plus extra for garnish (optional))1/2 tsp kosher salt1/2 tsp black pepper (freshly...

Maple-Mustard Pork Loin with Roasted Potatoes

Maple-Mustard Pork Loin with Roasted Potatoes 1/4 cup Dijon mustard2 tablespoons Maple syrup2 teaspoons rosemary (freshly chopped, plus 6 sprigs)4 cloves garlic (smashed and peeled)4 pound boneless pork loin (about 12 inches long)8 ounce lean bacon (sliced)6 small...

Mojo-marinated flank steak with peppers

Mojo-Marinated Flank Steak with Peppers 1/4 cup orange juice1 tbsp red-wine vinegar1 garlic clove (minced)1/2 tsp ground cumin1/4 tsp salt4 oz flank steak (uncooked lean and trimmed)1 tsp olive oil1 poblano chile (sliced)1/2 red bell pepper (sliced)1/2 cup white rice...

Pasta Alla Vodka

Pasta Alla Vodka 1 pound Pasta2 Tablespoons olive oil2 Tablespoons butter1 Medium onion (Chopped Finely)2 cloves garlic (Chopped, to 3 Cloves)3/4 cups Vodka (to 1 Cup)14 oz Tomato Puree1 cup heavy cream1 pinch crushed red pepper1/4 teaspoon salt (to 1/2...

Pasta with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Make sure to use 3 red bells 1/2 lb pasta (not 1) Pasta with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce 3 red bell pepper2 tbsp Pine Nuts (optional)2 tbsp olive oil1/2 whole medium Onion (Finely Diced)2 cloves garlic (Minced)1/2 cup heavy creamparsley (Finely Minced)Parmesan cheese...

Pineapple Pork Sauté

Pineapple Pork Sauté

Pineapple Pork Sauté 1 cup quick-cooking brown rice3/4 pound pork tenderloin (thinly sliced against the grain)3/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper1 tsp vegetable oil3 scallion (sliced on the diagonal into 2-inch pieces)1 small apple (peeled, cored, and...

Puckett’s Piggy Mac

Puckett’s Piggy Mac

Puckett's Piggy Mac Mac and Cheese1 lb elbow noodles1 lb American cheese (shredded)3 cup whole milk4 tbsp butter3/4 tbsp salt1/2 tbsp white pepper1/4 tbsp cajun spice1/4 tbsp granulated garlic1/4 cup asiago cheese1/4 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)Piggy Mac1 iron...

Puerco Pibil

Puerco Pibil

Puerco Pibil 5 tablespoons annatto seeds1 tablespoon black peppercorns1 teaspoon cloves2 teaspoons cumin8 allspice berries1/2 cup orange juice1/2 cup white vinegar5 lemons (juiced)2 habanero pepper (seeded and chopped)2 tablespoons saltSplash tequila (anejo)5 pounds...

PW’s Mac and Cheese

PW’s Mac and Cheese

PW's Mac and Cheese 4 cups macaroni1 egg (Beaten)1/4 cup butter1/4 cup all-purpose flour2-1/2 cups whole milk2 teaspoons dry mustard (More If Desired, heaping)1 pound cheese (Grated)1/2 teaspoon salt (More To Taste)1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt (More To Taste)1/2...

Quick Veggie Stir-Fry

Quick Veggie Stir-Fry 1/4 cup chicken broth1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon sugar2 tablespoons lemon juice1 lemon (zested)3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 head broccoli (cut into florets, stalks peeled and sliced)1 bag coleslaw mix (16-ounce, recommended: Dole Classic...

Roast Turkey

Good Eats Roast Turkey 1 frozen young turkey (14 to 16 pound)For the brine:1 cup kosher salt1/2 cup light brown sugar1 gallon vegetable stock1 tablespoon black peppercorns1 1/2 teaspoons allspice berries1 1/2 teaspoons candied ginger (chopped)1 gallon water (heavily...

Roasted Greek-Stlye Chicken and Vegetables

Roasted Greek-Stlye Chicken and Vegetables 2 spray cooking spray5 tsp extra-virgin olive oil (divided)3 medium clove garlic (chopped)1 1/2 tsp dried oregano1 Tbsp lemon juice2 tsp lemon zest (divided)1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)1/4 tsp black pepper (freshly ground, or...

Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Oven Roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic 1 1/2 pounds small new red potatoes (scrubbed and dried, about 15)1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil4 cloves garlic (crushed)1 tablespoon rosemary (fresh, or 1 teaspoon dried) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.Pare a...

Sausage and Pepper Pasta

Sausage and Pepper Pasta 1 box pasta (Cellentani, Fusilli or Penne)1 lb turkey Italian sausage3 oz fresh spinach14.5 oz chicken broth1 jar sweet roasted red peppers (diced)1 tsp dried oregano1 tsp salt1/4 tsp pepperParmesan cheese (for topping) Cool the pasta al...

Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry 3 breast boneless skinless chicken breast3 Tbsp soy sauce2 Tbsp ketchup4 tsp dark brown sugar2 tsp sambal oelek2 tsp cornstarch2 tsp sesame oil1 Tbsp garlic (minced)1 Tbsp fresh ginger (minced)12 oz frozen chopped broccoli1 cup...

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast (sliced thinly)1 red bell pepper (sliced)1 green bell pepper (sliced)1 yellow bell pepper (sliced)1 in onion (halved and cut into slices)1/4 cup olive oil2 teaspoons chili powder1 teaspoon cumin1/2...

Sirloin Steak with Garlic Peppercorn Sauce

Sirloin Steak with Garlic Peppercorn Sauce This recipe, or one very much like it, is something that Dan tried making before children, at our Fern Flower house in Columbia, MO. 2 tbsp butter1/4 cup green onion (minced)2 tbsp garlic (minced)1/2 cup dry white wine2 tbsp...

Skinny Orange Chicken

Skinny Orange Chicken ORANGE CHICKEN INGREDIENTS:2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into bite-sized pieces)saltpepper2 tbsp olive oilorange chicken sauce (ingredients below)green onion (thinly-sliced)toasted sesame seedsorange zestORANGE CHICKEN SAUCE...

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork with Pineapple Coleslaw

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork with Pineapple Coleslaw Pork4 lbs pork roast1 tablespoon black pepper1 teaspoon sea salt1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder1/4 cup balsamic vinegar2 cups Low Sodium Chicken Stock ( or beef )1 teaspoon liquid smokePineapple coleslaw4 cups...

Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast

Foolproof Standing Rib Roast Roast5 lbs standing rib roast1 tablespoon House SeasoningHouse Seasoning:1 cup salt1/4 cup black pepper1/4 cup garlic powder RoastAllow roast to stand at room temperature for at least 1 hour.Preheat the oven to 375 degree F. Rub roast with...

Tequila Lime Chicken

Tequila Lime Chicken 4 limes1 cup tequila1/4 cup olive oil2 teaspoons kosher salt5 cloves garlic1 jalapeno (sliced)1/2 bunch cilantro (chopped)12 boneless skinless chicken breast2 cups Monterey Jack Cheese (grated) Slice open the limes and squeeze the juice into a...

Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Creamy Sauce

150 Tortellini with Prosciutto and Peas in a Creamy Sauce 1/2 lb refrigerated fresh cheese tortellini1 cup frozen peas1/4 lb deli-sliced prosciutto (chopped)2 tbsp all-purpose flour1 cup whole milk1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper...

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes 8 baking potatoes (washed)3 tablespoons Canola oil16 oz salted butter1 cup bacon bits1 cup sour cream1 cup cheddar cheese (or a mix of both, plus more for topping)1 cup whole milk2 tsp seasoned salt3 green onions (sliced)Freshly ground black...

Weight Watchers Chicken-Fried Steak

Weight Watchers Chicken-Fried Steak 12 oz uncooked lean beef round1/4 cup all-purpose flour3/4 tsp salt (divided)1/4 tsp black pepper (divided)1 1/4 cup fat free skim milk (divided)1 large egg white1 cup dried plain breadcrumbs (coarse-variety)2 slices lean bacon1...