Tag Archives: Entrees

What’s Cookin’ – Beef Empanadas & Empanadillas

When we lived in Dallas, I took some classes where we divided into groups and took turns bringing food to share.  It wasn’t a food class.  It was a Biblical Studies class.  But, the fellowship and food was a great part of … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Meatballs in Onions & Sour Cream

My Fanny Farmer Cookbook, copyright © 1979, opens automatically to page 168 when I take it out of the cabinet.  That is because one of my favorite recipes, Meatballs in Onions & Sour Cream, is on that page.  My sister, Mary, loves … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Italian Meat Balls

I was on a meatball kick last week.  Awhile back I posted my recipe for Italian Meat Sauce.  I had received the recipe from an Italian co-worker’s mother when I lived in Chicago in the late 1970s.  The second page … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Italian Meat Loaf (Polpettone)

My father’s little cookbook from 1993 (and updated in 1996) included a recipe for Italian Meat Loaf or Polpettone.  Polpettone means big or giant meatball in Italian. I did some research on Polpettones and found out that there are many … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Grilled Pork Tenderloin

One week we had snow, the next week we had an 80+ degree day.  We took advantage of the warm day and grilled for the first time this year!  We do grill in the Winter, but this Winter it has been … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Sautéed Tilapia with Caper Sauce

My family loves fish and seafood, and the girls really like Tilapia.  It’s a safe fish to serve because it is mild and easy to prepare.  Personally, I think Tilapia can use a little extra flavor so I prepare it with … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Katy’s Favorite Marinated & Grilled Chicken Breast

My daughter, Katy, loves this chicken breast recipe so I decided to name it after her.  We serve chicken grilled this way over pasta, over salad, or as is with side dishes. True story – Our daughter, Michelle, came to live with … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Theresa’s Lasagna

A few weeks ago, I made a batch of my Italian Meat Sauce.  I used it to make a batch of Theresa’s Lasagna which I froze for our Christmas Cookie Baking Day. I find that most Lasagna recipes seem to be … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Taco Pizza

In my ongoing quest for all things taco, I made up this recipe over 20 years ago, and it is one of my weeknight favorites because it is so quick and easy to make. My husband had a dish called … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Chicken on a Stick

A number of years ago, I ran across a recipe for Chicken on a Stick.  It had a Greek name.  I lost the recipe, but I’m sure I’ll find it someday tucked away in a cookbook.  I have a bad habit … Continue reading

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