Mushroom Chicken With Asparagus

This evening I was wanting to make something that I had never made before. We ended up with this really great Italian dinner. Even Peter Pumpkin sat there saying, “this is really good and I even like the asparagus”. Will wonders never cease. He is not a huge fan of mushrooms or asparagus and so … Continue reading

Cast Iron Chicken Piccata

Isn’t this time of year so awesome when we sit and go through old magazines because well, its just one of those things that Fall gets us in the mood to do. Look through recipes to see what we want to make for friends/family. This is one of those foods that I tend to order … Continue reading

Creamy Chicken Alfredo Casserole

I am ready to get back in the kitchen and begin posting again. This summer we have been gone for over a month to California and Texas, where we experienced the birth of a precious new grandson, Collin Howard. New birth seems to bring on a sense of hope and realizing the many blessings which … Continue reading

Cornbread Stuffed Zucchini

Anything that reminds me of cornbread stuffing gets my vote. This is taken from 2017 Southern Living and I cannot wait to make it. Choose squash that are uniform in size. The best kind for this recipe are long, straight but not too skinny. (as per SL) Serves 4 3 cups coarsely crumbled cornbread 4 … Continue reading

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Last week a dear sweet new friend of mine, Marilyn, from church knew that I was struggling with bronchitis and brought this great soup over for our dinner. To say it was great is really an understatement. It was so good, I kept standing at the counter eating it out of the container it was … Continue reading

Princess On The Porch

I just got a notification that Princess on the Porch is in Itunes Store for $3.99. This will let you have recipes and stories on your computer that will be so easy to keep instead of searching for recipes on the blog, chocolate castles.com.  

King Ranch Chicken Soup

Windows are open, more apple cakes are in the oven and looking through the newly delivered Southern Living magazine, this soup caught my eye. Our adult kids love King Ranch Casserole, but never thought about transforming it into a soup. Thank you Southern Living, that’s why we love you! 2 tables butter 1 cup chopped … Continue reading

White Lightning Chicken Chile

Since the temps have fallen below 100, surely the cooler weather will be here shortly. When it does, we need to be prepared to have a big pot of chile ready for that first cool evening. This is taken from Southern Living Comfort Food magazine. 1 large sweet onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 … Continue reading

Chimichurri Sauce

We are at some of our precious friends home for a couple of days out here in California. Last night they treated us to amazing grilled steaks with this awesome sauce. Dee is kind enough to share recipes with me and when she showed me this recipe, I knew that I would be making this … Continue reading