Green Chile Chicken Casserole

Tonight we took dinner to our kids. Tuesday evenings are pretty hectic in their household so it has been so neat to cook for them and have them walk in to their house to dinner. They like chicken so I always try to think os something that will be easy to carry over there and … Continue reading

Monte Cristo Casserole & Raspberry Sauce

Years ago we use to have a restaurant in Texas that had the best Monte Cristo sandwiches. It is no surprise that this breakfast casserole caught my eye in the December Taste of Home. After reading the recipe and realizing that I could make it the night before, it became the breakfast of choice for … Continue reading

Dinner Party Menu

Friday evening we had two couples over for dinner. When it was time to plan the menu, I thought about a couple of recipes which I had not made in quite a while and decided to bring them out of retirement. So as Randy barbecued chicken breast (which btw, he has totally perfected and is … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Sides

Since we will have two sets of our kids here for Thanksgiving, I thought I would ask each of them what dish would they want that says, “Thanksgiving” to them. I won’t do that again. Some of the reply’s were fried chicken tenders, mac & cheese, Coke Salad and stuffed jalapeños. Since macaroni and cheese … Continue reading

Squash Casserole

6 Tables unsalted butter, divided 3 lb yellow squash, sliced thick (about 5 medium squash) 1 medium size yellow onion, chopped 2 teas kosher salt, divided 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 (8 oz) sour cream 4 oz sharp cheddar cheese 2 oz Swiss cheese, shredded (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 cup mayonaise 2 teas chopped … Continue reading

Breakfast Casserole You Don’t Want to Miss

You are thinking, “oh great, just another breakfast casserole” but wait…this is not just another one. It is probably the lightest and fluffiest one I have ever had. Had breakfast at a friends home yesterday and she had made this. She had been to a breakfast where every lady there requested it. And yes, all … Continue reading

Chile Rellanos Ole’

Tuesday evening we had dinner for some friends of ours who has given me a really bad time because I fry my own chips and make my own salsa.  Because one of our friends who I won’t name, OK, I will name her, Judy’s words to me was, “really, you  fry your own chips? Just … Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts & Cauliflower Gratin

Why is it that when I post something other than desserts I feel like I am becoming a health nut? It’s not that I don’t ever cook veggies or salads, but it just isn’t as much fun to read about Brussels Sprouts or Cauliflower as it is chocolate, cream cheese, whipping cream or brownies, unless you … Continue reading

Cannelloni-Style Lasagna

The sun has been shining for a few days and it was such a nice change from the gloominess that we have been experiencing. But, tonight the drops are coming back and that means just one thing…I am in the kitchen baking and eating. Why is it, that the cold, rainy weather makes me want … Continue reading