Category Archives: Main Dish

Carmen’s Sausage & Peppers

fresh mild Italian sausage in casings (1 per person) 1 red pepper and 1 green pepper per sausage cut into strips yellow onions (use your judgement) cut into halves, then strips olive oil butter salt and pepper a couple cans … Continue reading

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Rachel Ray’s Chinese Noodle Bowl

Ingredients 2 chicken breasts, sliced 3 tbs. vegetable oil Crushed red pepper flakes, to taste 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1/3 of a fresh ginger root, sliced into matchsticks 1.5 cup chicken stock Half a head of bok choy, chopped into … Continue reading

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Carmen’s Perfect Stovetop Hamburger

Buy fresh ground beef hamburger patties already formed at the grocery store. Put Worcestershire and Italian dressing on top of the raw meat spreading it out with the back of a spoon. Add salt and pepper. Flip and repeat on … Continue reading

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Baked pork chops

Kroger used to sell a pork chop seasoning kit that came with an oven roasting bag. The seasoning was sprinkled over the chops and they went into the bag with 1/4 cup of water. The seasoning had some paprika or … Continue reading

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Winter salad by the fire

(photo by George Cavanaugh) Valentine’s doesn’t get better than this. George made this salad by roasting beets, some onion and butternut squash until done. He also made some candied pecans using a drizzle of maple syrup to coat the nuts, … Continue reading

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Paleo Cabbage Rolls

George and I made them. They were freakin’ awesome. Stupid Easy Paleo Cabbage Rolls

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Really weird but good pork loin recipe

from Carmen … Do not question the ingredients.  Just do it. Link here:  http://allrecipes.com/recipe/184255/quick-savory-cranberry-glazed-pork-loin-roast/

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Man Beans

from Carmen … Baked beans that are as awful and as wonderful as they sound. Recipe is here:  http://allrecipes.com/personal-recipe/64204877/man-beans/

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Perfect Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (and what to do with them)

From Carmen …. Use your favorite marinade.  I like 1 part Dale’s : 1 part Italian dressing but ONLY FOR 30 MINUTES or you will ruin the chicken because Dale’s is so salty. ***Do not purchase low sodium Dale’s.  It … Continue reading

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George’s Bolognese Sauce

3 slices thick sliced bacon diced Set Instant Pot on sautee, low heat. Cook bacon until fat is rendered. Add 1 medium onion, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced Increase heat to medium. Cook veggies 5 minutes, … Continue reading

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