Tag Archives: Entrees

What’s Cookin’ – Meatloaf (Collucci Bros.)

Our local grocery store recently featured a special deal.  Buy 4 pounds of ground round and get a package of potatoes, carrots, and onions for free.  This reminded me that I had a meatloaf recipe sitting in my recipes-to-try pile … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Chicken Tetrazzini

I love to buy whole chickens when they go on sale.  Cooking chicken, like all meats, in whole pieces with the skin and bones adds so much flavor to them.  And, while I do buy the boneless, skinless, chicken breasts … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ Guest Post – Tamales: It’s a Family Affair

Note from Mama:  Our oldest daughter accepted a new job assignment a few months ago, and moved to Tucson, Arizona.  By her own admission, she defines cooking as heating up prepared foods in the microwave.  When she came to me … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Scallop Casserole

When I lived in New England in the early 1980s, I learned to love seafood.  Having been born and raised in the Midwest, I was never exposed to seafood growing up, but since I was a really picky eater, I’m … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Costa Rican Breakfast

This past summer, we went to Costa Rica, and one of the local dishes that we enjoyed was gallo pinto.  Gallo pinto is beans and rice.  We were first introduced to gallo pinto after my son-in-law spent part of a … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Casserole Roasted Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic

I stock my freezer with whole chickens when they go on sale in the grocery store.  I also buy whole cloves of garlic in bulk at our local Sam’s Club.  Even if I don’t use them all up before they … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Hamburger & Potato Casserole

I attended a parochial grade school way back when in the 1970s.  My mother made our lunches for us, and I was jealous of the kids who got to eat the cafeteria food every day.  Seriously. Back then, all of … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Baked Chicken Curry

My sister, who lives in Minnesota, buys Penzeys Spices, and I have been the lucky recipient of several jars from her.  One of my favorites is the Vietnamese cinnamon, which is very strong, and it makes the most cinnamony cinnamon … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Best Basic Burger

One of my favorite foods is the good, old fashioned, All American hamburger.  This is really an easy sandwich to prepare, but I have experimented over the years with various cuts of ground beef and add-ins until I came up … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Grilled Whole Chicken Halves

Memorial Day 2011 is history and that means the Summer grilling season has officially begun! We love to grill in the Summer.  We do try to grill year round, but last Winter was brutally cold with lots of snow and … Continue reading

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