Grilled Balsamic Marinated Grilled Chicken

Yum-O is how I describe this meal. I was looking for something different (but not TOO different) and this hit the nail on the head. I served it with a salad of baby lettuces, blueberries, raspberries and sugared almonds dressed with Olive Garden’s Italian dressing and “cheese toasts” (pita bread brushed with olive oil, sprinkledContinue reading “Grilled Balsamic Marinated Grilled Chicken”

Pork Milanese with Creamy Caper Sauce

Chicken Milanese is one of my favorite meals (though I rarely make it) and I thought the dish might be just as tasty using pork. It is! That, with the addition of a creamy but light tasting sauce, served with a simple green salad tossed with balsamic vinaigrette, and rice pilaf (from a box) makesContinue reading “Pork Milanese with Creamy Caper Sauce”

Pork Chops with Sweet Onion Jam

I didn’t take photos while I was preparing this dish because, frankly, I didn’t think it was going to be tasty enough to be post-worthy. Golly I was wrong! This was so flavorful that it’s going in my notebook of favorite recipes. I served it with a salad of mixed baby greens and parmesan cousContinue reading “Pork Chops with Sweet Onion Jam”

Chicken Piccata, Angel Hair Pasta and Asparagus with Parmesan

Chicken Piccata is one of my favorite things to eat and the addition of this asparagus recipe as a side take the whole meal to a different level. (I typically serve sliced tomatoes with a balsamic drizzle.) This meal was light, scrumptious and so easy to make. The key is prepping everything ahead of timeContinue reading “Chicken Piccata, Angel Hair Pasta and Asparagus with Parmesan”

Ham and Noodle Casserole with Chive and Parmesan Biscuits

For a simple, weeknight (or any night), easy to prepare dinner, this recipe hits the spot. I added sliced grape tomatoes tossed with balsamic glaze to add a little acid to offset the pasta and biscuit. Recipes Ham and Noodle Casserole Ingredients:4 cups uncooked egg noodles2 cups deli ham1 cup shredded cheddar cheese1 cup condensedContinue reading “Ham and Noodle Casserole with Chive and Parmesan Biscuits”

Chicken and Vegetables Alfredo

This dish is so satisfying and simple to make. The Boursin cheese adds a wonderful flavor and the fresh veggies lighten it up. No side dishes are required for this tasty meal. Ingredients: 6 oz. uncooked fettuccini2/3 lb. boneless chicken breasts, cut into cubes1 cup fresh sugar snap peas, sliced on the bias into 2″Continue reading “Chicken and Vegetables Alfredo”

Start planning your Fall planting now

What? Why am I writing about Fall now? It’s Spring and our gardens are bursting with renewed life! Well, some buds and blooms and foliage won’t be around in the Fall and that’s when it’s time to plant … BULBS! Most plants grown from bulbs will not be visible above ground come Fall. Daffodils areContinue reading “Start planning your Fall planting now”