Tag Archives: Entrees

What’s Cookin’ – Thanksgiving Recipes and the Almost Empty Nest

As our nest gets emptier, our holidays continue to evolve. For the past several years, our daughter who lives in California has come to visit on Thanksgiving and our daughter and son-in-law who live in Arizona come at Christmas. Our … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – The Deconstructed Chalupa (Guest Post)

The following is a post written by our middle child who recently relocated from the Midwest to Flagstaff, Arizona.  She has been living on her own for about 7 months now and is taking the plunge into cooking beyond her … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Sou-boerag (Armenian Cheese Pie)

In my post, Three women who helped shape my world view, I talked about one woman, Gram, who taught me a lot about life as well as a lot about Armenia and great Armenian food. I’ve already posted three of … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Lahmajoon (Armenian Pizza)

One of my favorite Armenian dishes is Lahmajoon, the Armenian version of pizza.  When I lived in Boston, you could buy these at a local Armenian bakery.  As I recall it, they would make lamejun (their spelling) on Thursdays, and it … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – No Bake Chicken Divan

When planning my meals, I always look to see what I have on hand and then try to find something to make to use up these ingredients. As it turns out, I had some fresh broccoli leftover from last week’s … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Pork Roast, Rolls, and Apple Pie for Easter Dinner

We had Easter Dinner for four people this year.  I cannot remember a time when I cooked for so few people for a holiday meal.  Rather than opt for a ham, which would be too much for one meal and … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Savory Pies

I love pie.  I love dessert pies, and I love savory pies, too.  When I visited my sister in Minnesota last month, she made Ina Garten’s Chicken Pot Pie.  If you like Chicken Pot Pie, you will have to try … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Easy Baked Fish Filets

This is one of those recipes that I make off the top of my head.  When I was a working mom, it was something that I could make in a hurry, since it only takes a few minutes to put … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – 80s Casseroles With Homemade Cream Soups

Now that the kids are gone, I’ve started making casseroles again.  I love casseroles, but my kids do not like to eat their food all mixed together, so I stopped making them when they were little. Many of my old … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Sautéed Tilapia with Garlic Lemon Sauce

Many of the restaurants, particularly the Italian ones, in our home town feature several chicken and fish entrees served with a really yummy lemon sauce.  Sometimes the sauce includes garlic and sometimes it includes cheese and sometimes it includes both.  However … Continue reading

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